• Janet Yellen warns that the government shutdown will make people less willing to shop

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Janet Yellen , former chair of the Federal Reserve, said in a panel discussion on Monday that if the government shutdown continues, it could impact consumer sentiment and thus the retail sector.
    US consumer confidence remained strong throughout 2018 but dipped in December.
    It's day 24 of the government shutdown and nearly 800,000 federal workers are still without pay, lines are mounting at airports, and trash is piling up at national parks. Now experts say retail stores could be hit next.
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  • Yellen says economic uncertainty has prompted some retailers to put plans on hold

    Yellen says economic uncertainty has prompted some retailers to put plans on hold

    5 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Janet Yellen, former chair of the Federal Reserve, made the comments Monday during the National Retail Federation's annual Big Show in New York.
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  • Janet Yellen says it's 'very possible' the Fed has made its last rate hike of this cycle

    5 monthes ago - By CNBC

    The Federal Reserve already could be at the end of its rate-hiking cycle, Janet Yellen, former central bank Chair Janet Yellen said Monday.
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