Thornburg Investment Management Co-Head of Investments Jeff Klingelhofer in Benzinga

Experts React To Fed Chair Powell’s Renomination: ‘Sound, Tested, Respected And Familiar’

President Joe Biden announced Monday he will be renominating Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for a second term as Fed chair and will nominate Fed Governor Lael Brainard as vice chairman.

Biden was widely expected to nominate either Powell or Brainard for the position of Fed chair. Powell was initially nominated by former President Donald Trump in 2017, but Trump was highly critical of Powell during his first term in the position.

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