Janet Yellen

Government, Business

Yellen Favors Higher Company Tax

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen by Shawn Thew/EPA/Bloomberg News Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen by Shawn Thew/EPA/Bloomberg News

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said President Joe Biden favors boosting taxes on companies, and signaled openness to considering raising rates on capital gains, while steering clear of a wealth levy.

February 22, 2021
Business

Fed's Yellen Sees Rate Hikes Ahead, But Few Hints on When

By Charles Mostoller/Reuters

PHILADELPHIA — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on June 6 gave a largely upbeat assessment of the U.S. economic outlook and said interest rate hikes are coming, but, in an omission that stood out to some investors, gave little sense of when.

June 6, 2016
Business

Trucking Ready for Increases as Interest Rate Hikes Begin

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates Dec. 16, announcing a quarter-point increase from the record lows set during the financial crisis of the 2008-2009 recession.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
December 21, 2015