473Oct 11, 2010
Central Banks and the Global Economy
Current and former central bank officials talked about monetary policy and the state of the global economy. Among the topics they addressed were if the financial crisis of 2008 has ended, ...
107Mar 30, 2010
Elements of Financial Reform
Paul Volcker, former Federal Reserve chair, spoke about financial regulation reform. In his remarks he said that financial firms must face the real threat of closure for any new regulations ...
623Mar 17, 2010
Bank Supervision and Monetary Policy
Witnesses testified about bank supervision and monetary policy. Among the topics they addressed were the Federal Reserve’s involvement in bank regulation, the size of banks to be ...
621Feb 2, 2010
High-Risk Activities by Banks
Witnesses testified on President Obama’s proposal to impose restrictions on the size and scope of financial firms to rein in excessive risk taking and to protect taxpayers. The proposals ...
53May 20, 2009
Economic Advisory Board Members' Remarks
Members of the President’s Economic Advisory Board spoke to reporters after meeting with President Obama.
83Mar 13, 2009
U.S. Economic Policy
President Obama and Paul Volker spoke to the press and answered questions in the Oval Office about the state of the economy, stimulus programs, and the U.S. banking industry.
186Feb 6, 2009
Presidential Economic Recovery Advisory Board
President Obama and Chairman Volcker introduced the members of the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board. President Obama signed the order authorizing the board and spoke about ...