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Powell: nothing more important to economy than vaccine

"We're going to remain accommodative until we actually see improvement in the economy and not just in the outlook in the data," Powell said during a press conference after the Fed kept interest rates at crisis-era lows near zero. "And, I would also add there's nothing more important to the economy now than people getting vaccinated."