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Trump ramps up Fed chair search

Conversations with additional candidates are already in the works as Trump aides try to give him a range of options

Jennifer Jacobs & Saleha Mohsin & Craig Torres | Bloomberg 

Donald Trump in the next few weeks will make one of the most consequential decisions of his presidency with the choice of a nominee to be the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and the selection process is accelerating as he meets with top contenders. The president and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sat down on Thursday with former Fed governor Kevin Warsh and interviewed Fed Governor Jerome Powell Wednesday, three administration officials said. He’s also met with current Fed Chair Janet Yellen and White House economic advisor Gary Cohn, who are both in the running for ...

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First Published: Mon, October 02 2017. 04:08 IST
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