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Stanley Fischer, who is resigning as Federal Reserve vice chair, says releasing transcripts of Fed meetings immediately could inhibit frank discussions among policymakers. Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR hide caption

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Fed's Departing Vice Chair On Stocks, The Federal Debt And Transparency

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Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen says the process of unwinding the central bank's massive bond holdings will be gradual. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Fed's Unwinding Of Crisis Programs Expected To Push Up Interest Rates Very Gradually

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Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke says the tax cuts proposed by President Trump could boost the budget deficit. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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In His Post-Fed Life, Bernanke Talks Taxes, Trump And Partisan Perceptions

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Trump's economic adviser Gary Cohn (left) and adviser Jared Kushner listen to President Trump at a meeting with business leaders Jan. 23. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's Flip-Flops On Economics Move Policies Toward The Status Quo

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 28. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Esther George (center), president of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank, speaks as Shawn Sebastian (right), field director of the Fed Up coalition, listens Thursday during a meeting on the sidelines of an economic symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Reserve policymakers left rates unchanged, saying they were worried about job growth and did not want higher rates to affect hiring. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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