FED Vice Chair Richard Clarida Resigns After Trading Scandal – Made BIG BETS on Stocks and Bonds Just Before FED Pandemic Statement in 2020

FED Vice Chair Richard Clarida Resigns After Trading Scandal – Made BIG BETS on Stocks and Bonds Just Before FED Pandemic Statement in 2020


Another top official at the FED, Vice Chair Richard Clarida has resigned.  He is the third top executive at the FED to resign over the past year. 

The AP reported:

Federal Reserve Vice Chair Richard Clarida said Monday that he will step down on Friday, the third Fed official to resign after a trading scandal at the central bank that involved potential conflicts of interest.

The announcement followed new revelations around Clarida’s trading in a stock fund in February 2020, when the coronavirus threatened to upend the global economy and the Fed was discussing extraordinary rescue measures.

The New York Times last week reported that Clarida amended his financial disclosures in late December to show that he had sold and then

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