All posts tagged "Federal Reserve"
US credit card debt shrinks in January
It is the smallest increase in consumer borrowing in more than four years
- Posted March 7, 2017
Fed officials discussed possible rate hike ‘fairly soon’
- Posted February 22, 2017
Yellen Defends Fed Independence, Banking Regulations
Yellen said she hoped any tax and spending changes would help increase worker productivity, accelerate economic growth and raise living standards.
- Posted February 14, 2017
Fed board member Tarullo announces resignation
Tarullo said in a short resignation letter to Trump that he planned to step down "on or around April 5, 2017." He did not provide a reason for his decision
- Posted February 10, 2017
Growth in consumer borrowing slowed in December
WASHINGTON — Consumers increased their borrowing in December at the slowest pace in six months, as growth in credit card usage decelerated sharply. Total borrowing rose $14.2 billion in December, smaller than November’s increase of $25.2 billion,...
- Posted February 7, 2017
US Consumer Spending Up 0.5 percent in December
Incomes also showed some improvement, rising by 0.3 percent in December, spurred by a rebound in growth in wages and salaries
- Posted January 30, 2017
President of Richmond Fed Bank retiring in October
Jeffrey Lacker will step down after 28 years at the bank
- Posted January 10, 2017
Fed’s Powell sees only isolated signs of financial excess
However, he warned that the central bank must remain vigilant
- Posted January 7, 2017
Fed minutes: If economy heats up, rate hikes may accelerate
Analysts cited the increased uncertainty as the key take-away from the minutes
- Posted January 4, 2017
Yellen signals caution about Trump’s economics stimulus plan
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump has pledged deep tax cuts and increased infrastructure spending to restore lost jobs, accelerate the economy and bring prosperity to more Americans. Janet Yellen has her doubts. After a presidential campaign full...
- Posted December 15, 2016