WEEK AHEAD: Busy for Fed’s Powell, with final decision on prudential standards, public remarks

The Federal Reserve Board chair is busy next week, chairing a public meeting of the board where a substantial final rule will be considered and making several public speaking appearances. Here’s the rundown:

  • Monday (Oct. 7), 1 p.m.: Powell offers “brief remarks” at the premiere of a local public TV production honoring Marriner Eccles, a former Federal Reserve Board chair. The film, titled “Marriner Eccles: Father of the Modern Federal Reserve,” is premiering in Salt Lake City, Utah, the late Eccles’ home.
  • Tuesday (Oct. 8), 2:30 p.m.: Powell delivers what is likely to be a hefty speech on “Data Dependence in an Evolving Economy” at the annual meeting of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) in Denver, Colo.
  • Wednesday (Oct. 9), 11 a.m.: The Fed chair offers opening remarks at the penultimate “Fed Listens” session (the 11th in the series; one more remains) in Kansas Cit., Mo. The event is being live-streamed via the Internet.
  • Thursday (Oct. 10), 2 p.m.: Joining with his colleagues on the board, Powell chairs an open meeting of the panel to consider a final rule on prudential standards for large banks, and a proposed rule consider a proposed rule on supervisory assessments for large banking organizations. The board meeting will also be live-streamed via the Internet.