Federal Reserve Board


The Federal Reserve has been in the news a lot these days as people keep an eye on whether the nation’'s central bank is about to raise interest rates.  It seems like it’'s been a permanent part of America, but in terms of history, the Fed is relatively new.

Last week'’s strong jobs report has Wall Street analysts predicting the Federal Reserve will soon raise short-term interest rates.

Esteemed Princeton professor, Wall Street Journal columnist, and former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, Alan Blinder, has written a fascinating post-mortem of the 2008 financial crisis with a look forward at next steps. The author is On the Money with Chris DeSimio to talk about After the Music Stopped: The Financial CrisiFes, the Response, and the Work Ahead.