Watch Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speak live on the global financial system

[The stream is slated to start at 10 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies Wednesday before the House Financial Services Committee on the state of international finance. In remarks prepared for the hearing, Yellen in particular noted the impact … Read more

Fed’s Brainard sees balance sheet reduction soon and ‘at a rapid pace’

Lael Brainard, Federal Reserve governor and President Bidens nominee to be the new vice-chair of the Federal Reserve, speaks during her nomination hearing with the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill January 13, 2022 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty Images Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard, who normally favors loose policy and low rates, … Read more

Britain announces plans to mint its own NFT as it looks to ‘lead the way’ in crypto

In this photo illustration a novelty Bitcoin token is photographed on £10 notes. Matt Cardy | Getty Images LONDON — The U.K. government on Monday announced plans to mint its own non-fungible token, as part of a push toward becoming a “world leader” in the cryptocurrency space. Finance Minister Rishi Sunak has asked the Royal … Read more