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Bostic says he thinks recent weak inflation largely due to noise

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Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2017

Fed"s goals largely met, U.S. rate hikes on track: Mester

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve has now met its employment goal and is nearing its inflation goal, despite some weak recent economic data, so it should continue raising interest rates, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 8th, 2017

Economic Report: Fewer auto sales dent consumer spending in August, inflation still weak

Consumer spending slowed in August largely because of fewer sales of new cars and trucks. And inflation remained stubbornly weak, staying well below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 29th, 2017

Gradual hikes should continue, despite weak inflation: Fed"s Yellen

Recent low inflation "likely reflects factors whose influence should fade over time," Yellen added.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 26th, 2017

Fed keeps rates steady, approves portfolio cuts in October

The U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but signaled it still expects one more increase by the end of the year despite recent weak inflation readings. New economic proje........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineSep 21st, 2017

Fed keeps rates steady, to start portfolio drawdown in October

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but signaled it still expects one more increase by the end of the year despite recent weak inflation readings......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 20th, 2017

Fed"s Mester says keep up the "gradual" pace on rate hikes

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester urged her colleagues to look past recent weak inflation data and to stick to their gradual pace of lifting interest rates, with one more increase projected before the end of this year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 27th, 2017

Fed policymakers grow more worried about weak inflation

Federal Reserve policymakers appeared increasingly wary about recent weak inflation and some called for halting interest rate hikes until it was clear the trend was transitory, according to the minu........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineAug 17th, 2017

Fed, split by inflation, should forge on with rate hikes: Mester

In an interview with Reuters, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said she still wants a steady pace of raising interest rates despite some Federal Reserve policymakers' calls to halt interest rate hikes because of recent weak inflation......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 16th, 2017

Fed, split by inflation, should forge on with rate hikes: Mester

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Federal Reserve policymaker on Wednesday staked out the hawkish argument for carrying on with U.S. interest rate hikes even while weak recent inflation readings have split opinions among her colleagues at the U.S. central bank......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 16th, 2017

Fed policymakers grow more worried about weak inflation: Minutes

Federal Reserve policymakers appeared increasingly wary about recent weak inflation and some called for a halt to further interest rate hikes until it was clear the trend was transitory, according to the minutes of the central bank's last policy meeting......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 16th, 2017

Dudley: Inflation may not hit 2% annual rate target for 6-10 months given recent weak data

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Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 10th, 2017

Weak inflation erodes conviction at Fed on rate hikes

DALLAS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When the Federal Reserve raised rates earlier this week, Fed Chair Janet Yellen expressed confidence that recent weak inflation readings were transitory. Fed officials on Friday signaled that doubts are simmering......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 16th, 2017

Fed marching on despite U.S. inflation slump: Powell

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve sent a strong signal on Thursday that it will raise interest rates this month and soon begin shedding some of its $4.5 trillion in bond holdings, despite some weak recent U.S. inflation readings......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 1st, 2017

Powell says Fed marching on despite sagging U.S. inflation

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve sent a strong signal on Thursday that it will raise interest rates this month and soon begin shedding some of its $4.5 trillion in bond holdings despite some weak recent U.S. inflation readings......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 1st, 2017

The Key Things To Look For In Today"s FOMC Minutes, And How To Trade Them

Despite a near-collapse in the US economic surprise index - a key leading indicator, and major negative for the US economy... ... and recent disappointing inflation readings, largely attributed to the telecom sector .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 24th, 2017

Fed Mester Says CB Should Continue Raising Rates Despite Weak Data

The U.S. Federal Reserve has now met its employment goal and is nearing its inflation goal, despite some weak recent economic data, so it should continue raising interest rates, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said on Monday. In a speech.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseMay 8th, 2017

Bank of Japan Trims Inflation Forecasts

Japan’s central bank holds off from further easing at its latest policy meeting, but scales back its inflation forecasts following recent weak price data......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 1st, 2016

Wells Fargo Troubles Go Beyond Fake Account Scandal

The noise surrounding the recent Wells Fargo fake-accounts scandal has largely drowned out additional trouble the bank had with federal regulators recently, for allegedly improperly repossessing autos from military servicemembers. The U.S. Department of J.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesOct 30th, 2016

Fed expected to hold rates but may signal year-end hike

The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday amid tepid inflation and recent weak economic data, but could signal an increased likelihood of a hike by the end of the year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 21st, 2016

Fed expected to hold rates but may signal year-end hike

The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday amid tepid inflation and recent weak economic data, but could signal an increased likelihood of a hike by the end of the year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 21st, 2016