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Conversation with the Chair: A Teacher Town Hall Meeting
Watch the event with Chair Janet L. Yellen held on January 12, 2017.
FOMC Transcripts and Other Historical Materials
2011 FOMC Transcripts, Presentation Materials, and Agendas
Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee
Meeting held December 13-14, 2016
FOMC Press Conference
December 14, 2016 

Opening Statement (PDF)

What's New and Upcoming
See What's New for recent updates, and What's Next for upcoming postings and events.   
Current FAQs
Frequently asked questions about the Federal Reserve

Speeches and Testimony

January 19, 2017
Janet L. Yellen,  Chair
The Economic Outlook and the Conduct of Monetary Policy
At the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Stanford University, Stanford, California
January 18, 2017
Janet L. Yellen,  Chair
The Goals of Monetary Policy and How We Pursue Them
At the Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, California
January 17, 2017
Lael Brainard,  Governor
Monetary Policy in a Time of Uncertainty
At the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.
January 12, 2017
Janet L. Yellen,  Chair
Welcoming Remarks
At the Conversation with the Chair: A Teacher Town Hall Meeting, Washington, D.C.
January 7, 2017
Jerome H. Powell,  Governor
Low Interest Rates and the Financial System
At the 77th Annual Meeting of the American Finance Association, Chicago, Illinois
Last update: January 19, 2017