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'Trump only understands if somebody wins and somebody loses'

Former Bank of Israel Gov. Stanley Fischer: Trump 'doesn't understand trade.'

'Trump only understands if somebody wins and somebody loses'

Former Bank of Israel governor steps down from Federal Reserve

Stanley Fischer steps down as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, citing personal reasons.

Former Bank of Israel governor steps down from Federal Reserve

Economist: Fischer Could be a 'Disaster' for US

Stanley Fischer was highly regarded when he ran the Bank of Israel - but maybe he shouldn't have been, writes a British economist.

Economist: Fischer Could be a 'Disaster' for US

Fischer Confirmed as Vice Chair of Federal Reserve

Senate confirms President Obama's nomination of former Bank of Israel chief to be vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.

Stanley Fischer Confirmed as Vice Chair of Federal Reserve

Fischer Joins Board of Federal Reserve

Former Bank of Israel chief sworn in as a member of the Federal Reserve's board of governors, on the way to becoming its vice-chair.

Fischer Joins Board of Federal Reserve

Fischer Edging Closer to Federal Reserve

Former Bank of Israel's nomination as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve clears a key procedural hurdle in the Senate.

Fischer Edging Closer to Federal Reserve

Fischer to be Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve

Obama names Stanley Fischer, former Governor of the Bank of Israel, as his nominee for vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.

Fischer to Serve as Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve

Fischer to be Vice Chairman of Federal Reserve?

Former Bank of Israel Governor is leading candidate to become vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, say American sources.

Report: Fischer to be Vice Chairman of Federal Reserve

Flug: Challenges Abound for Bank, Economy

The new Governor of the Bank of Israel, Karnit Flug, said she appreciated the vote of confidence the country's leaders had given heR

Flug: Challenges Abound for Bank, Economy

Fischer: Flug a 'Worthy Choice' for BOI Head

Former Bank of Israel head joins gov't officials, MKs, and economists in welcoming the appointment of Karnit Flug as his successor.

Stanley Fischer: Flug a 'Worthy Choice' for BOI Head

PM, Lapid: Frenkel a Victim of 'Wagging Tongues'

Yaakov Frenkel announced Monday night that he would not be taking the job of Bank of Israel chairman

PM, Lapid: Frenkel a Victim of 'Wagging Tongues'

Fischer Taken to Hospital After Feeling Unwell

Outgoing Bank of Israel Governor is suffering from dehydration and exhaustion, says the Tel Hashomer Hospital.

Fischer Taken to Hospital After Feeling Unwell

July Interest Rate 1.25% Amid Praises for Frenkel

Israel’s Bank of Israel kept the country’s prime interest rate unchanged at 1.25 percent for the month of July.

July Interest Rate Unchanged Amid Praises for Frenkel

Fischer: Hareidi Birthrate ‘a Problem’

Bank of Israel head makes controversial statements about hareidi, Arab families in a farewell address.

Fischer: Hareidi Birthrate ‘a Problem’

'Dollar Gone Wild' Prompts Unusual Move by Fischer

Interest rates will go down by a quarter point on Friday, an unusual mid-month move by outgoing BOI Chairman Stanley Fischer

'Dollar Gone Wild' Prompts Unusual Bank of Israel Move

Deficit Spending Target Approved, After S&P Cut

The government voted to approve an increase in the state budget's deficit target, at a compromise level of 4.65%

Deficit Spending Target Approved, After S&P Rating Cut

Lapid Agrees to Raise Deficit to 4.65%

Finance Minister Yair Lapid agrees to increase the deficit target to 4.65% for 2013, after originally planning to increase it to 4.9%.

Lapid Agrees to Raise Deficit to 4.65%

Lapid Seeks Unprecedented Deficit

Lapid wants to increase deficit goal to 50 billion. Sources close to PM say he’s working alone.

Lapid Seeks Unprecedented Deficit

Exporters 'Near Panic' As Shekel Breaks NIS 3.60

Israeli exporters were besides themselves Monday, as the dollar sank below the NIS 3.60 level.

Exporters 'Near Panic' As Shekel Breaks NIS 3.60

Stanley Fischer Backs Lapid on Deficit Goal

Bank of Israel head comes to agreement with Lapid, backs 3% deficit target.

Stanley Fischer Backs Lapid on Deficit Goal

‘Social Justice’ Backs Lapid: Increase the Deficit

Group founded by ‘social justice’ protesters backs Lapid on budget, says increasing deficit is ‘responsible.’

‘Social Justice Forum’ Backs Lapid: Increase the Deficit

Bank of Israel vs. Lapid on Running Up Deficit

Lapid seeks leeway in 2013 budget; Bank of Israel chief Stanley Fischer nixes change to deficit plan.

Bank of Israel vs. Lapid on Running Up Deficit

BOI Buys Dollars, But Shekel Stays Strong

In an effort to keep the value of the shekel lower, the Bank of Israel intervened in the currency markets.

Bank of Israel Buys Dollars, But Shekel Stays Strong

Video: Fischer Leaving Bank in 'Good Condition'

Stanley Fischer, the Governor of the Bank of Israel, announced early retirement and said he's leaving the central bank in 'good condition.'

Video: BOI Head Stanley Fischer "Leaving Bank in Good Condition"player

Fischer to Step Down as Bank of Israel Head

Bank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer has submitted his resignation and will leave his post in June

Stanley Fischer to Step Down as Bank of Israel Head

BOI Cuts Interest to Lowest Rate in 2 Years

The Bank of Israel dropped the prime interest rate on Monday to its lowest level in more than two years.

Bank of Israel Cuts Interest to Lowest Rate in 2 Years

Bank of Israel: No Changes in Interest for Dec.

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer has left the prime interest rate unchanged for the month of December.

Bank of Israel Leaves Interest Rate Unchanged in December

Fischer: Ready 'For All Sorts of Eventualities'

Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel, on Iran, sanctions, the Israeli economy and what to expect in the coming months.

Fischer Says Banks Ready 'For All Sorts of Eventualities'

Eurozone Nations in Denial on Fiscal Problems

Numerous nations in Europe are still in denial about the economic crisis they are facing, Bank of Israel Gov. Stanley Fischer says.

Fischer: Eurozone Nations Still in Denial on Fiscal Problems

Fischer Addresses Students at Int'l Model UN

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer addressed 170 students at this year's international model U.N. Program in Rishon Letzion.

BOI Gov Stanley Fischer Addresses Students at Int'l Model UNplayer

Financial System Preparing for Iran Strike

Bank of Israel Governor says the financial system is preparing for an Israeli strike in Iran and a resulting downturn in the economy.

Financial System Preparing for Iran Strike, Says Fischer

$ Flirts with NIS 4 Level First Time in 3 Years

Fischer is laughing all the way to the bank. Critics scoffed as he paid 3.3 shekels for a buck. Now a dollar costs almost 4 shekels.

Bank of Israel Paper Profits of Billions as Dollar Nears NIS 4

Fischer Loses Deficit Spending Showdown in Cabinet

The cabinet voted to raise Israel's deficit ceiling to 3% over the objections of Bank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer.

Fischer Loses Deficit Spending Showdown in Cabinet

Fischer Blasts Netanyahu Deficit Spending Plan

Bank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer says the PM's plan to increase deficit spending is the exact opposite of what Israel should do

Fischer Blasts Netanyahu Deficit Spending Plan

Shekel Sinks, Now Worth 25 Cents

The dollar-shekel rate hit a three-year high this week and is just about touching the level where a shekel is worth only a quarter.

Shekel Sinks, Now Worth 25 Cents

Bank of Israel Finally Lowers Prime Rate

After five months of holding the rate steady, the Bank of Israel on Monday lowered interest rates.

Bank of Israel Finally Lowers Prime Rate

Fischer: Time to Pay Up; VAT Must Rise 1%

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer on Wednesday declared his support for raising Israel's Value Added Tax (VAT) by at least 1%

Fischer: Time to Pay Up; VAT Must Rise 1%

Fischer: I'm Not a Candidate for President

Bank of Israel Governor Professor Stanley Fischer at a speech: The path I chose in life does not qualify me to be Israel's president.

Fischer: I'm Not a Candidate for President

Bank of Israel Cuts Interest Rate

The Bank of Israel has cut its interest rate for February from 2.75 to 2.5 percent, noting the slowdown that began in 2011 "continues."

Bank of Israel Cuts Interest Rate for February

Fischer Won’t Head IMF

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer disqualified from the race to head the International Monetary Fund due to his age.

Fischer Won’t Head IMF, Disqualified by Board