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Jerome Powell, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System,  is delivering his remarks on the monetary policy outlook, with key quotes  found below.

  • Brexit and trade negotiations pose risks.
  • Much of today’s meeting was about what to make of various indicators.
  • Patient means Fed sees no need to rush to judgement.
  • Could be some time before outlook calls for change in policy.

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About Jerome Powell (via

Jerome H. Powell took office as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on February 5, 2018, for a four-year term. Mr. Powell also serves as Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee, the System’s principal monetary policymaking body. Mr. Powell has served as a member of the Board of Governors since taking office on May 25, 2012, to fill an unexpired term. He was reappointed to the Board and sworn in on June 16, 2014, for a term ending January 31, 2028.