Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer, a veteran central banker who helped set the course for modern monetary policy, will step down
Stanley Fischer, a former Bank of Israel governor, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Stanley Fischer was raised in southern Africa and once led Israel’s central bank. Now he is joining Janet Yellen at the Federal Reserve.
Stanley Fischer, the former governor of the Bank of Israel, is a step closer to becoming vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Former Israeli central bank governor Stanley Fischer has been offered the position of vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his finance minister, Yair Lapid, were pilloried by Israeli media on Sunday for their failure to fill the job of central bank chief and their lack of a proper vetting process, after two candidates withdrew.
Shimon Peres likes to bill his Israeli Presidential Conference, the star-studded international talkfest that he’s convening in Jerusalem this week for the third time (the previous ones were in 2008 and 2009) as a Davos-style gathering of great minds to consider the great issues of the day. And it is that, in part. But like most everything else Peres touches, it combines big ideas and soaring rhetoric with healthy dollops of raw politics and moments of unintended, embarrassingly low humor
Haaretz reports that the Palestinian Authority prime minister, Salam Fayyad, is endorsing the governor of the Bank of Israel, Stanley Fischer, to be the next managing director of the International Monetary Fund.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Stanley Fischer, governor of the Bank of Israel,
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