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Fed Chair Jerome Powell Says Trade Policies Complicate Outlook

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said a strong economy will allow the central bank to keep raising interest rates gradually and said it was too soon to judge how recent trade policy actions could influence the central bank’s policies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

Fed chair says Trump"s trade wars are starting to worry businesses, and the end result could be ugly

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell weighed in on President Donald Trump's trade policy in an interview released Thursday. Powell said the eventual result of Trump's tariffs and increas.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2018

Fed"s Powell points to further gradual rate increases

The Federal Reserve will likely need to keep raising U.S. interest rates to keep inflation under control, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in a speech on the economic outlook that did not address the economic risks of rising trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 6th, 2018

Fed"s Powell points to further gradual rate increases

The Federal Reserve will likely need to keep raising U.S. interest rates to keep inflation under control, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in a speech on the economic outlook that did not address the economic risks of rising trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 6th, 2018

Fed chief Powell: U.S.-China trade fracas doesn't dim near-term economic outlook

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell continues to expect further gradual rate hikes as the economy improves. He expects inflation to rise to the Fed's 2% t.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 6th, 2018

Fed"s Powell points to further gradual rate increases

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve will likely need to keep raising interest rates to keep inflation under control, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in a speech on the economic outlook that did not address the economic risks of rising trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 6th, 2018

Fed Chair Powell Paints Rosy Picture Of US Economy

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday delivered his semiannual.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga3 min. ago

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell discounts the risks of a trade war, says economy remains strong

Joshua Roberts/Reuters Fed Chairman Jerome Powell appeared before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday as part of his semi-annual t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider18 min. ago

Currencies: Dollar gains buoyancy after Powell’s upbeat comments about the U.S. economy

The U.S. dollar gains momentum versus most of its rivals on Tuesday, as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell had favorable things to say about the U.S. economy even in light of the continuing trade spats surrounding the Trump administration......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch1 hr. 3 min. ago

Gold hits its lowest level of the year

Reuters/David Gray Gold hit its lowest level of the year. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell signaled the central bank will con.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider2 hr. 3 min. ago

Watch Live: Fed Chair Powell Testifies On Market, Economy, Policy

All eyes will briefly fall on Fed Chairman Jerome Powell Tuesday morning when he appears before the Senate Banking Committee to deliver his comments on the Fed's latest moneta.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge2 hr. 48 min. ago

World shares choppy as earnings flow in; eyes on Powell

Global stocks fell on Tuesday as oil prices hit a three-month low, while the dollar edged lower and most other markets were subdued before Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell was due to testify to the U.S. Congress. Francis Maguire reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reuters3 hr. 3 min. ago

Powell says more gradual interest-rate hikes is the "best way forward"

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday said continued gradual interest-rate hikes was the "best way forward" for monetary policy. "With a strong job market, inflation close to our objective, and the risks to the outlook ro.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch3 hr. 18 min. ago

World stocks slip on oil as focus turns to Fed

Global stocks fell on Tuesday as oil prices hit a three-month low, while the dollar edged lower and most other markets were subdued before Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell was due to testify to the U.S. Congress......»»

Category: topSource: reuters4 hr. 3 min. ago

Wall Street opens lower as Netflix weighs

U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday, as Netflix's sharp drop following weak subscriber growth weighed on consumer discretionary stocks and as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's Congressional testimony......»»

Category: topSource: reuters4 hr. 3 min. ago

World stocks ride out oil rout as focus turns to Fed

World stocks recovered some ground on Tuesday as oil prices stabilised, while the dollar edged lower and most other markets were subdued before Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testifies to the U.S. Congress......»»

Category: topSource: reuters8 hr. 18 min. ago

Fed Chair Powell says economy in "good place" at moment

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the economy is in a "good place" at the moment with low unemployment and inflation rising toward the Fed's optimal range......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 12th, 2018

Fed"s Powell: Economy in "good place" but trade is a risk

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell gave an upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy but warned a sustained period of high tariffs on a wide variety of imports could be harmful to growth......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 12th, 2018

Fed"s Powell says unclear how trade fights will work out

It is uncertain how the Trump administration's fight to lower trade barriers will turn out, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said Thursday. "It's very hard to sit here today and say which way it's going," Powell said in an interview with Marketplace. Powell.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 2018

Who has Fed Chair Powell"s ear? Lawmakers and bankers

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spends more time with U.S. lawmakers, White House advisers, and bankers than did his predecessor Janet Yellen, who tended to favor meetings with professors, the Treasury secretary and community advocates......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 7th, 2018

Who has Fed Chair Powell"s ear? Lawmakers and bankers

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spends more time with U.S. lawmakers, White House advisers, and bankers than did his predecessor Janet Yellen, who tended to favor meetings with professors, the Treasury secretary and community advocates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 6th, 2018