Powell had his "Eureka Moment": Monetary Pol…

‘In what I consider a landmark speech at The Economic Club of New York: “Getting Back to a Strong Labor Market”, Powell starts of with: Today I will discuss the state of our labor market, from the recent past to the present and then over the longer term. A strong labor market that is sustained for an extended period can deliver substantial economic and social benefits, including higher employment and income levels, improved and expanded job opportunities, narrower economic disparities, and healing of the entrenched damage inflicted by past recessions on individuals' economic and personal well-being. At present, we are a long way from such a labor market.

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