Saturday, 30 May 2020

Powell: Fed to soon begin 'challenging' Main Street lending

Powell: Fed to soon begin 'challenging' Main Street lendingFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell acknowledged Friday that the Fed faces a major challenge with the launch in the coming days of a program that will lend to companies other than banks for the first time since the Great Depression. The Fed's Main Street Lending is geared toward medium-sized companies that are too large for the government's small business lending program and too small to sell bonds or stock to the public. Powell said that Main Street will make its first loans in a “few days.”

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