Powell says he’s not focused on a possible second term as Fed chairman By Reuters

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(Reuters) – Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell deflected a question on Thursday about whether he is likely to serve a second term at the helm of the US central bank, as he is expected to face the challenge of undoing some of his policies. extraordinarily easy. “I have another big challenge that I’m very focused on, and that is just doing my job every day to the best of my ability to serve all the American people,” said Powell, whose four-year term as president has risen early. next year. “I don’t spend a lot of time thinking about that. I spend a lot of time thinking about how we do the best job we can and that’s enough to think about.”

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