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Mike Crapo

The Senate just quietly passed the biggest rollback of Wall Street regulations since the financial crisis

The Senate bill is designed to exclude many smaller banks from increased regulation, but it will also benefit larger regional banks and financial institutions.

Trump’s trade war-mongering drags Fed officials into a debate they would prefer to avoid

"The tariff approach is not the best approach," Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in testimony.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell arrives to take the oath of office at the Federal Reserve in Washington

The Federal Reserve is already looking very different under Jerome Powell than it did under Janet Yellen

ANALYSIS: New Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell vowed continuity with his precedessor, Janet Yellen, but struck a much different tone in testimony.
Jerome Powell testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on his nomination to become chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve in Washington, U.S., November 28, 2017.

The new Fed chair just made his first public statements — and traders don’t like what they heard

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's optimistic outlook on the economy has Wall Street scared about the prospect of four interest-rate hikes this year.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell takes the oath of office administered by Federal Reserve Board member Randal Quarles at the Federal Reserve in Washington

A ‘striking lack of diversity’ at the Fed distorts economic policy in ways most people don’t consider

Of 107 current directors, 78% come from banking or business backgrounds, 77% are white and 67% are male, the report found.
Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

Some Fed officials worry inflation will stay below their target

The meeting happened right as inflation was becoming a big concern for investors.

The stock market has a ‘funny way of testing new Fed chairs’

Markets tend to test new Federal Reserve chairs not long after they take over; Jerome Powell's first drubbing came especially quickly with last week's sharp reversal.

Steve Bannon wanted ‘my girl’ Janet Yellen to stay on as Fed Chair

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon was a huge fan of former Fed Chair Janet Yellen, and wanted her to stay on for another term.
Bridgewater's co-CIO Bob Prince.

$160 billion hedge fund exec: ‘We’ll probably have a much bigger shakeout coming’

Bob Prince, co-CIO of Bridgewater Associates, said: "We don’t think this shakeout will be over in a matter of days."
Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari speaks during an interview at Reuters in New York

Neel Kashkari says he has one word for people who complain about the Fed’s low interest rate policy

Fed President Kashkari tells Business Insider maintaining a strong labor market is by far the biggest contribution the Fed can make to workers and the economy.