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FOMC Speak: Remarks by Federal Open Market Committee Participants

About FOMC Speak

Participants are listed in alphabetical order.

Thomas I. Barkin


Raphael Bostic


Michelle W. Bowman

Board of Governors

Lael Brainard

Board of Governors

James Bullard

St. Louis

Richard H. Clarida

Vice Chairman
Board of Governors

Mary C. Daly

San Francisco

Charles L. Evans


Esther L. George

Kansas City

Patrick T. Harker


Robert S. Kaplan


Neel Kashkari


Loretta J. Mester


Jerome H. Powell

Board of Governors

Randal K. Quarles

Vice Chair for Supervision
Board of Governors

Eric S. Rosengren


John C. Williams

New York

Recent Public Remarks

May 29, 2020 (3:40 PM ET)   Pres. Mester, Video Interview, Bloomberg The Open, Fed's Mester on Economic Recovery, Policy Support, Yield-Curve Control

May 29, 2020 (10:42 AM ET)   Pres. Kaplan, Transcript, Wall Street Journal, Fed’s Kaplan Says Strong Virus-Testing Regime Will Be Needed to Boost Confidence, Hasten Decline in Unemployment

May 28, 2020 (3:27 PM ET)   Pres. Daly, Transcript, PBS News Hour, Why U.S. economic policy needs to support all Americans to be successful

May 28, 2020 (3:00 PM ET)   Pres. Harker, Speech, joint webinar Reinventing Our Communities: Planning for Equity in Recovery – Lessons We’re Learning from COVID-19 Philadelphia, Pa., Equity and the Recovery

May 27, 2020 (12:30 PM ET)   Pres. Bullard, Remarks, during a C.D. Howe Institute webinar, Bullard Discusses Two Solutions to the Current Crisis

May 27, 2020 (11:02 AM ET)   Pres. Williams, Video Interview, on Bloomberg "The Open", Fed's Williams on Economic Recovery, Yield Curve and Monetary Policy

May 27, 2020   Pres. Kashkari, Video Interview, CNN, Neel Kashkari: Real unemployment rate could reach 30%

May 26, 2020 (12:40 PM ET)   Pres. Bullard, Video Interview, with Fox Business, Bullard Speaks about Reopening the Economy and His Economic Outlook

May 26, 2020 (12:14 PM ET)   Pres. Williams, Transcript, Wall Street Journal, New York Fed President Talks of Outlook for New York Economy

May 24, 2020 (11:44 AM ET)   Pres. Rosengren, Video Interview, CBS Face the Nation, Transcript: Eric Rosengren discusses coronavirus and the economy on "Face the Nation," May 24, 2020

May 21, 2020 (2:30 PM ET)   Gov. Brainard, Welcoming Remarks, delivered via webcast at “A Fed Listens Event: How Is COVID-19 Affecting Your Community?” sponsored by the Board of Governors, Introductory remarks for the Fed Listens panel on the COVID-19 pandemic

May 21, 2020 (1:00 PM ET)   Vice Chair Clarida, Speech, virtual meeting of the New York Association for Business Economics in New York City, N.Y., U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

May 21, 2020 (11:59 AM ET)   Pres. Bostic, Video Interview, CNBC Closing Bell, Atlanta Fed president says recovery a ‘mixed bag’

May 21, 2020 (10:00 AM ET)   Pres. Williams, Remarks, delivered via videoconference to the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, and CenterState CEO, The Economy in the Time of Coronavirus

May 21, 2020   Pres. Barkin, Essay, at Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond website, Different Realities, Different Recoveries

May 20, 2020 (3:19 PM ET)   Pres. Bostic, Video Interview, JAXUSA webinar, JAXUSA Discusses the State of our Economy with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President

May 20, 2020 (1:30 PM ET)   Pres. Rosengren, Speech, delivered to the Maine Bankers Association 2020 Directors Forum, The Main Street Lending Program and Other Federal Reserve Actions

May 20, 2020 (11:48 AM ET)   Pres. Bostic, Video Interview, Atlanta Business Chronicle's BIZ, Exec. Profiles: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta CEO Raphael Bostic

May 20, 2020 (9:54 AM ET)   Pres. Kaplan, Video Interview, on CNBC's “Squawk Box”, Dallas Fed Pres. Kaplan: Need more fiscal action, including aid to states

May 20, 2020   Pres. Kaplan, Video Interview, on "Bloomberg Markets" , Fed's Kaplan on Economic Recovery, Virus Testing, Oil Well Shut-ins


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