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Is The Federal Reserve "Public Enemy Number One"?

Authored by Peter Schmidt via SchiffGold.com, When currency was backed by gold, a central bank’s main function was to maintain the value of the issu.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 17th, 2018

Janet Yellen sees risk of economy overheating

Former Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen says the central bank should make public its blueprint for fighting the next downturn so that investors understand how officials plan to act......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

Janet Yellen thinks the Fed should lay out for markets its plans to fight next recession

Former Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen says the central bank should make public its blueprint for fighting the next downturn so that investors understand how officials plan to act......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

U.S. dollar extends losses following Powell"s statement at Jackson Hole

The U.S. dollar extended its losses on Friday, as remarks from a highly anticipated speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell at the annual Fed symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo, were made public......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 24th, 2018

​Fed frets over ability to fight next recession

The Federal Reserve officials' discussions flagged a number of key risks to the broadly sunny short-term outlook for the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 22nd, 2018

Powell privately promises Fed’s independence amid Trump’s public attacks

Under fire for raising interest rates, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) he hadn’t discussed the matter with the president......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 21st, 2018

Jerome Powell privately promises Fed’s independence amid Trump’s public attacks

Under fire for raising interest rates, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) he hadn’t discussed the matter with the president......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 21st, 2018

Powell to discuss economy and monetary policy at Jackson Hole

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will headline this year’s central bank gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyoming with a speech about monetary policy in a changing economy, the Fed Board said Thursday in its weekly schedule of public appearances......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 16th, 2018

The Fed is struggling with one key sentence in its post-meeting statement

The Federal Reserve is considering a key milestone in its public communication about the pa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 31st, 2018

Trump"s unusual public criticism of the Federal Reserve could have unintended consequences

Carlos Barria/Reuters President Donald Trump's unusual public criticism of the Federal Reserve could have unintended consequences. The Fed might be forced to tighten monetary pol.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 23rd, 2018

Following the Fed, Central Banks Are Ready to Raise Rates

A growing number of the world’s central banks are poised to join the U.S. Federal Reserve in lifting interest rates in coming months amid solid global growth, though those plans could be scrambled by rising trade tensions between the major economies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 19th, 2018

Inflation Expectations Maintain Steady Gains in June

In a report released Monday, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said that the public expects inflation to rise by 3% both a year from now and three years from now......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 9th, 2018

Libby Cantrill: Where Public Policy Meets Markets

How do public policy issues affect investors? How much has the Trump presidency changed the usual calculus via tax cuts, Federal Reserve policies, tariffs, trade wars, and nuclear negotiations? That .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJun 5th, 2018

Caroline Baum: The Fed’s verbal gymnastics include loads of back flips

The Federal Reserve has a hard time communicating with the public, especially when theory and reality diverge, writes Caroline Baum......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 31st, 2018

Fed Sets May 30 Vote on Proposed Volcker Rule Changes

The Federal Reserve set a May 30 vote on proposed changes to the Volcker rule, the first public step in an expected rewrite of the restrictions that have held back bank trading desks for years......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 23rd, 2018

Fed to put Wells Fargo remediation plan to public board vote: letter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve board will hold a public vote on whether to lift growth restrictions on scandal-hit Wells Fargo following pressure from Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts lawmaker said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 11th, 2018

Wall Street rallies, Apple approaches $1 trillion value; Dow, S&P gain

A higher inflation number could have increased fears of more aggressive interest rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 10th, 2018

Fed"s Barkin--in first public speech--backs continued rate hikes

Richmond Federal Reserve President Thomas Barkin, in his first public speech, said Monday that he thinks the central bank should continue to raise interest rates. Barkin said the level of the fed-funds rate target is still .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 7th, 2018

Economic Report: Chicago Fed economic measure cools in March from February’s nearly two-decade high

A measure of the U.S. economy from the Chicago Federal Reserve cooled to a barely positive reading in March from an upwardly revised, multiyear-high February number......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2018

Candace Owens Thanks Kanye West, Says He Fought Against "Political Correctness" Before Trump

Candace Owens responded to Kanye West's supportive tweet, saying "Long before Donald Trump came down the escalator, Kanye West was public enemy Number 1 for simply trying to tell the truth.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 22nd, 2018

Wall Street falls on U.S.-China trade tariff standoff

On Wall Street the S&P and the Dow closed lower on Monday after a round of U.S.-China trade tariffs kicked in, dampening last week's hopes for a resolution and investors waited for an interest rate hike ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting......»»

Category: topSource: reuters4 hr. 47 min. ago