• Janet Yellen pushes for $1.9 trillion in stimulus after weak jobs numbers, saying there's 'so much pain' in the economy

    17 days ago - By Business Insider

    Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen pushed for stimulus checks.
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    Janet Yellen pushed for Congress to pass $1.9 trillion of stimulus after weak jobless claims data.
    "The price of doing too little is much higher than the price of doing something big," she said.
    Yellen added that she's not overly worried about inflation, saying "scarring" is a bigger danger.
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    Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday renewed her push for Congress to approve $1.9 trillion of stimulus, saying "there's so much pain in this...
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