Federal Reserve Bank
The U.S. Economy: Financial Stability, Longer-Term Risks and Reasons for Optimism
Podcast: Podcast

The U.S. Economy: Financial Stability, Longer-Term Risks and Reasons for Optimism

with 
Eric Rosengren | Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Eric Rosengren, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, discusses his perspective on the most immediate financial stability issues that the COVID crisis revealed and ways to address them. He shares his reasons for being optimistic about economic growth in the near term as well as potential areas of concern over the longer term.

Leaning on The Fed
Monetary Policy

Leaning on The Fed

Vacancies at the Fed's leadership as well as political rhetoric and pending legislation make this a particularly vulnerable time for Fed independence. Political pressure on central banks typically results in worse economic performance.