As Fed chairman, Paul Volcker made everyone mad

Greg Robb
As Fed chairman, Paul Volcker made everyone mad

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has but one highly prominent critic — albeit a president who is prolific on Twitter — attacking him. Paul Volcker, the former head of the U.S. central bank who died yesterday at the age of 92, made everyone mad. Volcker had the White House, Congress, farmers and home builders simultaneously furious with him during his quest to slay the inflation dragon.