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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference following day two of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in Washington, U.S., December 14, 2016.

The White House briefly looked into ways to weaken the dollar. But Janet Yellen told us the Fed wouldn’t have to participate in such an interven...

The central bank has traditionally followed through with currency interventions when they occurred, according to Yellen.

3 central banks around the world just announced surprise rate cuts as fears of a global recession linger

The moves come after the Federal Reserve reduced its benchmark lending rate for the first time since the global financial in late July.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference on the television behind them in New York, U.S., June 19, 2019.

The Fed has enabled an army of debt-laden ‘zombie’ companies — and its expected rate cut could make the situation even worse

Lower interest rates make it less expensive for companies to pile on debt, including the most risky ones.

The stage is set for the Federal Reserve to slash interest rates this month

The only question left seems to be: By how much will the Federal Reserve lower interest rates this month?

China’s gold-buying spree continues as central-bank market booms

China's central bank increased its gold reserves in March for the fourth consecutive month, continuing a major spree in buying of the precious metal.
Venezuela really wants its gold back.

Central banks are buying the most gold since the end of World War II — here’s why

Central banks are buying gold at a rate not seen since the end of World War II as geopolitical concerns see a shift in appreciation for the asset.
The Bank of Jamaica.

Jamaica’s central bank is using reggae-inspired music videos to teach people about monetary policy

Jamaica's central bank has released a series of videos on Twitter addressing inflation and monetary policy.

Turkey’s currency surges more than 3% on hopes a detained American pastor will be released

Turkey's currency rallied Monday amid reports Turkey could release an American whose controversial imprisonment has been at the center of an ongoing feud between Ankara and Washington.
Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz takes part in a news conference upon the release of the Monetary Policy Report in Ottawa January 21, 2015.

Here comes the Bank of Canada…

The Bank of Canada is expected to hold rates steady at a policy announcement Wednesday as the future of NAFTA remains uncertain.
A view of Romania's first bitcoin ATM is seen in downtown Bucharest June 27, 2014.

‘Enthusiasm has slowed’ for creating national cryptocurrencies: ‘The unknown risks are potentially large’

"The whole technical issue, which excited everyone, really takes second place to this conceptual policy issue. The mood now is: everyone is monitoring it, some are experimenting with it, heavily, but I think everyone is waiting for someone else to do it first so we can."