All posts tagged "Fed"
The Fed changed its strategy on interest rates – here’s what it means
Latest move suggests the end of the current economic expansion may be closer than previously thought
- Posted February 4, 2019
Fed raises target range for federal funds rate to 2% to 2.25%
Another hike forecast before year's end
- Posted September 26, 2018
Last Fed meeting’s minutes show talk of paring bond holdings
Reveal debate over inflation and Trump
- Posted April 5, 2017
Fed is Likely to Leave Rates Alone at a Time of Uncertainty
But the Fed is nevertheless expected to signal that it wants more time to monitor the economy's performance
- Posted February 1, 2017
3 Things to Watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday
WASHINGTON – By just about everyone’s estimation, the Federal Reserve will have an announcement to make Wednesday afternoon: It’s raising interest rates. The expected hike, the Fed’s first since last December, will signal its view that the...
- Posted December 13, 2016
Fed’s Brainard: Move Cautiously Before Hiking Interest Rates
WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve board member Lael Brainard indicated Monday that she’s in no hurry to raise interest rates again, comments that could be greeted with relief on Wall Street. In a speech in Chicago, Brainard said...
- Posted September 12, 2016
Yellen Suggests Rate Hike Is Coming but Offers No Timetable
WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the case for raising interest rates has strengthened in light of a solid job market and an improved outlook for the U.S. economy and inflation. But she stopped...
- Posted August 26, 2016
Stocks rise on upbeat data, investors await Fed speech
HONG KONG – European stock markets rose on solid economic data Tuesday while investors in Asia largely stayed on the sidelines ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the Fed chief. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 rose 0.7%...
- Posted August 23, 2016
US stocks take small losses as energy companies slide
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks took small losses Friday to end a quiet week of trading. Energy companies fell as a rally in oil prices faded and investors continue to sell the safe assets they favored earlier...
- Posted August 19, 2016
US Economy Looks Resilient as Retailers, Industry Surge
On Friday, July 15, 2016, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for June.
- Posted July 16, 2016