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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at the Economic Club of New York on November 28, 2018 in New York City.

The Fed starts a new program to provide dollars to central banks and calm the $5 trillion currency market

The facility will allow foreign central banks to swap US Treasuries for dollars as demand for the currency skyrockets amid coronavirus concerns.
A man walks past the U.S. Federal Reserve in Washington October 12, 2016.

The Fed’s balance sheet exceeds $5 trillion for the first time in history amid the bank’s wave of coronavirus relief efforts

The Fed bought up $355 billion in Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities in the past week to further ease coronavirus-fueled liquidity concerns.

Obama’s former economic advisor says Trump is ignoring the most important rule of virus economics — and warns the usual recession playbook...

Austan Goolsbee says "the number one rule of virus economics is that you have to stop the virus before you can do anything about economics."
U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell  speaks in Washington

The Fed’s cannonball into bond markets drove $1 billion into the world’s biggest credit ETF in a single day

The central bank's plan to buy up corporate bonds and credit ETFs prompted an influx of traders looking to ride the Fed purchases to new profits.

These are the 6 relief tools major countries are using to fight an inevitable coronavirus recession

G-20 countries are employing everything from short-selling bans to tax deferrals to cushion against a looming economic recession.

Dow gains 300 points as investors weigh government plans to shield economies from coronavirus fallout

All three major US indexes extended gains from Thursday trading amid turbulent trading in all sorts of global markets.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen speaks during a panel discussion in Atlanta

Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke call on the Fed to avoid long-term economic damage from coronavirus pandemic. ‘The economy may take a very long ti...

Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke indicated that the Fed's immediate reaction to coronavirus might not be sufficient.
Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell

The Fed resurrects a financial crisis-era stimulus measure to help US companies weather the coronavirus crunch

The measure will help US businesses maintain employment and pay regular expenses amid the coronavirus threat, the Fed said.

US stock futures plummet before hitting trading curb as Fed stimulus efforts fail to soothe worries over coronavirus

Volatile S&P 500 futures contracts have now triggered limits in five of the past six trading sessions.
President Donald Trump and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell

Fed slashes main interest rate to near zero in historic move designed to cushion economic blow of coronavirus pandemic

"The coronavirus outbreak has harmed communities and disrupted economic activity in many countries," the central bank said in a statement Sunday.