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Fitch downgrades US credit rating to AA+

Fitch cites factors like an "erosion of governance". Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says she "strongly" disagrees.

Fitch downgrades US credit rating to AA+

'US looking at ways to strengthen Iran sanctions'

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen acknowledges sanctions had not resulted in behavioral or policy changes Washington desires from Tehran.

'US looking at ways to strengthen Iran sanctions'

Economists warn recession likely to hit US this year

With inflation hitting US consumers hard and the economy cooling, experts predict recession looming.

Economists warn recession likely to hit US this year

Yellen: Ukraine cause of major economic repercussions

House Financial Services Committee grills Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen about mounting inflation and economic troubles amid Ukraine war.

Yellen: Ukraine cause of major economic repercussions

Senate confirms Janet Yellen to be Treasury Secretary

The 74-year-old Yellen, who was born to a Jewish family, will be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department.

Senate confirms Janet Yellen to be Treasury Secretary

Report: Biden to name Janet Yellen as treasury secretary

The 74-year-old Yellen, who was born to a Jewish family, would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department.

Report: Biden to name Janet Yellen as treasury secretary

Janet Yellen resigns from Federal Reserve board

US President Trump appoints Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell to take her place.

Janet Yellen resigns from Federal Reserve board

'Don't Fight the Fed,' Bank of Israel Learns Once Again

The shekel fell when the Bank of Israel slashed interest rates - and rose again, when the Federal Reserve didn't do anything.

'Don't Fight the Fed,' Bank of Israel Learns Once Again