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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

Aug 06, 2020 (12:00 PM ET)   Gov. Brainard, Speech, delivered at the FedNow Service Webinar in Washington, D.C. via webcast., The Future of Retail Payments in the United States

Aug 06, 2020 (11:57 AM ET)   Pres. Barkin, Audio Interview, on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street", "Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin: Recovery for Covid-19 will be long"

Aug 05, 2020 (5:00 PM ET)   Pres. Mester, Speech, delivered via videoconference to the 2020 Liberal Arts Macroeconomics Conference at Pomona College in Claremont, Calif., The Economy and Monetary Policy in Our Challenging Times

Aug 05, 2020 (2:37 PM ET)   Pres. Evans, Press Conferences, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Fed President Says Trouble Is Brewing for Economy Without Fiscal Policy Boost

Aug 05, 2020 (1:40 PM ET)   Pres. Kaplan, Audio Interview, on KRLD-AM, CEO Spotlight with David Johnson

Aug 05, 2020 (12:30 PM ET)   Pres. Kaplan, Transcript, on CNN, Interview with John King

Aug 03, 2020 (12:30 PM ET)   Pres. Bullard, Remarks, at St. Louis Fed's Memphis Branch, Bullard Speaks during Virtual Event

Aug 03, 2020 (10:46 AM ET)   Pres. Kaplan, Video Interview, on Bloomberg Surveillance, Fed’s Kaplan says we have to learn to live with COVID-19

Aug 03, 2020   Pres. Barkin, Essay, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, A Tragic Reality

Aug 02, 2020 (12:09 PM ET)   Pres. Kashkari, Video Interview, CBS Face the Nation, Transcript: Neel Kashkari on "Face the Nation," August 2, 2020

Jul 17, 2020 (1:33 PM ET)   Pres. Rosengren, Transcript, Wall Street Journal, Fed’s Rosengren Says Unsuccessful Virus Response Would Darken Economic Outlook

Jul 16, 2020 (11:10 AM ET)   Pres. Williams, Remarks, at the 16th Meeting of the Financial Research Advisory Committee for the Treasury’s Office of Financial Research (delivered via video conference), Rising to the Challenge: Central Banking, Financial Markets, and the Pandemic

Jul 16, 2020   Pres. Williams, Video Interview, on Yahoo Finance Presents, New York Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams

Jul 15, 2020 (12:00 PM ET)   Pres. Harker, Remarks, virtually before The Center City Proprietors Association Philadelphia, Pa., Economic Outlook and Building an Inclusive Recovery

Jul 15, 2020   Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles, Letter, Financial Stability Board, Chair’s letter to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors: July 2020

Jul 14, 2020 (2:30 PM ET)   Pres. Bullard, Presentation, at the Economic Club of New York webinar, The State of the COVID-19 Crisis in the U.S.

Jul 14, 2020 (2:30 PM ET)   Pres. Harker, Remarks, Federal Reserve Connecting Communities (a webinar hosted by the Federal Reserve System), The Impact of COVID-19 on Communities and Small Businesses

Jul 14, 2020 (2:00 PM ET)   Gov. Brainard, Remarks, at the Perspectives on the Pandemic Webinar Series, hosted by the National Association for Business Economics Washington, D.C. (via webcast), Governor Lael Brainard,

Jul 14, 2020   Pres. Kaplan, Audio Interview, on "Marketplace Morning Report", Fed's Kaplan: A Connection Between Racism and the Economy

Jul 13, 2020 (1:00 PM ET)   Pres. Kaplan, Comments, hosted by the National Press Club, NPC Virtual Newsmaker livestreamed introductory comments and Q&A


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