November 29, 2017 / 11:44 PM / 14 days ago

Trump nominates Marvin Goodfriend for Fed governor post

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated Carnegie Mellon University professor Marvin Goodfriend to be a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday.

If confirmed by the Senate, Goodfriend would take the seat vacated by Sarah Bloom Raskin, who resigned in 2014, the statement said.

Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham

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