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Fed"s Bostic backs gradual interest-rate path

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Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2017

Fed"s Bostic backs gradual interest-rate path

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2017

Fed"s Powell nods to stronger economy, backs gradual rate hike path

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, in his first public appearance as head of the U.S. central bank, vowed on Tuesday to prevent the economy from overheating while sticking with a plan to gradually raise interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 27th, 2018

The Fed: Strong job growth not enough to push Fed to get more aggressive on interest rate hikes

Despite the eye-popping jump in U.S. nonfarm payrolls in February, the Fed can stick to a gradual path, analysts said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 9th, 2018

Jobs Report Should Keep Fed on Path of Gradual Rate Increases

The February employment report keeps the Federal Reserve on track to gradually raise interest rates and, more importantly, it suggests officials don’t have to worry that the economy is overheating even though unemployment remains historically low......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 9th, 2018

Yellen Says Fed Will Continue Path of Gradual Rate Increases

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen on Wednesday said the U.S. central bank will continue with its path of gradual increases in short-term interest rates, but offered no new signals about what the Fed will do at its meeting next month......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 29th, 2017

Fed Debate Over Rate-Hike Pace in Focus Amid Strong Job Market - Bloomberg

BloombergFed Debate Over Rate-Hike Pace in Focus Amid Strong Job MarketBloombergFederal Reserve officials have penciled in a gradual path for raising interest rates but minutes of their l.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 22nd, 2017

Yellen Says Low Inflation Could Lead to Slower Pace of Rate Rises

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen defended the central bank’s projection for a gradual path of interest-rate increases over the next few years even though she said low inflation, if it persists, could lead to a slightly slower pace of rate rises......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 26th, 2017

Emerging Market Debt Vulnerable to Fed Moves

Policy makers in emerging markets should be hoping the Federal Reserve continues on its path of gradual interest-rate rises as some are exposed to any sharp increases in the U.S., according to Morgan Stanley. The exp.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseAug 10th, 2017

Fed can keep rate hikes gradual without risking inflation: Evans

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve can stick to a series of gradual U.S. interest-rate increases over the next couple of years without much risk of an unhealthy surge in inflation, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 17th, 2018

The Federal Reserve plans to hike interest rates even faster

The Federal Reserve foreshadowed a 'slightly steeper' rate hike path in next few years......»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 11th, 2018

Powell Says Fed"s Gradual Rate Increases Should Keep Economy Strong

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank’s slow and steady path of raising rates will keep the labor market strong, allow inflation to rise and guard against shocks......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 6th, 2018

Fed"s Williams backs 3 or 4 rate hikes this year

San Francisco Fed President John Williams said Friday he wants the central bank to continue to gradually raise interest rates this year. "Our recent projections indicate that the center of the distribution .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 6th, 2018

Federal Reserve will continue gradual rate hikes

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Friday painted a mostly sunny view of the U.S. economy and said the Fed remains committed to raising its key interest rate gradually. (April 6)     .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 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"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

Powell says Fed expects to stick with gradual rate hikes

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is painting a mostly sunny view of the U.S. economy and saying the Fed remains committed to raising its key interest rate gradually......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 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

Analysis: Jobs Report Should Keep Fed on Course for Gradual Rate Rises

The solid March employment report suggests the economy is strong but not gathering too much steam, leaving the Federal Reserve on course to continue gradually raising interest rates to keep it from overheating......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 6th, 2018

The Fed: Atlanta Fed’s Bostic calls rate hikes a ‘priority’ until they’re neutral

Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said Thursday getting short-term interest rates up to neutral, somewhere between 2.25% and 2.75%, was a priority......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 5th, 2018

When Is Three Better for Gold Than Four?

His hand didnt shake. Powell hiked interest rates at the first FOMC meeting with him as the Chair. But the key factor for the gold market is what he signaled about the future path of the federal funds rate. The crucial word is three, not four......»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesMar 23rd, 2018