National economics correspondent for the Wall Street Journal. Covering the world's usual state of greed and disorder, confusion and apathy. josh.zumbrun@wsj.com

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Nov 20, 2017

@LJKawa yeah, the Trump bump was a really interesting time too... an interesting test of a lot of different theories

Nov 20, 2017

"Fed independence is a myth" is an argument being taken a little bit too far by some. People can still take actions…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/932704204308787201 

Nov 20, 2017

@PeterContiBrown @scottlanman @mckonomy I certainly agree that it's become an interesting issue 1) that Fed governors choose to quit early and 2) presidents appoint Fed governors without appearing to care if they will choose to quit

Nov 20, 2017

@PeterContiBrown @scottlanman @mckonomy No, I agree you can envision scenarios where something goes wrong here, but it doesn't seem very likely to me on this one. To extent it's an issue, it's *already* an issue, not one that begins Feb 3.

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