Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell on Federal Reserve’s Response to Technological Advances in Global Payments Landscape

Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell on Federal Reserve’s Response to Technological Advances in Global Payments Landscape

Washington, DC…Technological advances are driving rapid change in the global payments landscape. The Federal Reserve is studying these developments and exploring ways that it might refine its role as a core payment services provider and as the issuing authority for U.S. currency. “As the central bank of the United States, the Federal Reserve is charged […]

President Biden on Middle East, Israel & Hamas Cease Fire

President Biden on Middle East, Israel & Hamas Cease Fire

Washington, DC…Folks, I’ve just spoken with Prime Minister Netanyahu. Earlier today, I spoke with President Al Sisi of Egypt. And Minister — Prime Minister Netanyahu informed me that Israel has agreed to a mutual, unconditional ceasefire to begin in less than two hours. The Egyptians have now informed us that Hamas and the other groups […]

President Biden on the Economy & Colonial Pipeline

President Biden on the Economy & Colonial Pipeline

Washington, DC…Good afternoon. Excuse me. I’d like to start by saying a few words about the ransomware cyberattack currently impacting Colonial Pipeline. This is something that my administration — our administration have been tracking extremely carefully. And I have been perfectly — personally briefed every day. The Department of Energy is working directly with Colonial […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Harry S. Truman

A Bit of Wisdom from Harry S. Truman

“Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear.” Harry S. Truman May […]

A Proclamation on National Day Of Prayer

A Proclamation on National Day Of Prayer

Washington, DC…Throughout our history, Americans of many religions and belief systems have turned to prayer for strength, hope, and guidance. Prayer has nourished countless souls and powered moral movements — including essential fights against racial injustice, child labor, and infringement on the rights of disabled Americans. Prayer is also a daily practice for many, whether […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Dr. Spock

A Bit of Wisdom from Dr. Spock

“In our country today, very few children are raised to believe that their principal destiny is to serve their family, their country, or God. ~ Dr. Benjamin Spock May 2, 1903 – March 15, 1998