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Mester Says Fed Should Raise Rates in 2018 at Pace Similar to 2017

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester said the U.S. central bank should press forward with interest-rate increases this year, while adding the recent wave of volatility in financial markets hasn’t derailed a solid economic outlook.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 13th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. wholesale inflation was strongest in six years in 2017

U.S. wholesale prices rose in 2017 at the fastest pace in six years, a buildup in inflation that could push the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates more aggressively unless it lets up......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2018

U.S. producer prices rise to 6-year high in 2017

U.S. wholesale prices rose in 2017 at the fastest pace in six years, a buildup in inflation that could push the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates more aggressively unless it lets up. The producer price index increased 2.6% last year, even aft.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2018

Fed Raises Rates, Sticks to Forecast for 2018 Increases

The Federal Reserve said it would raise short-term interest rates for the third time this year and remained on track to chart a similar path next year, signaling continuity as the central bank enters a leadership reshuffle......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 13th, 2017

Fed Raises Rates, Expects Increases to Continue in 2018

The Federal Reserve said it would raise short-term interest rates for the third time this year and remained on track to chart a similar path next year, signaling continuity as the central bank enters a leadership reshuffle......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 13th, 2017

Fed to raise rates 4 times in 2018 over tight labour market: Goldman Sachs

The US central bank has raised rates twice this year and currently forecasts another hike in its benchmark lending rate from its current target range of 1.00% to 1.25% by the end of 2017.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 19th, 2017

The Fed Will Not Carry Through On 2017 Interest Rate Hikes

The Fed's members expect to raise interest rates three times in 2017, but only one rate hike is likely. Slower growth in the economy, due primarily to business uncertainty, will lead the Fed to stand pat after March. By mid-2018, the economy will have eno.....»»

Category: marketsSource: forbesDec 15th, 2016

Republican tax plans cloud 2017 interest rate outlook

Central bank likely to raise rates on Wednesday but pace of further moves is less clear.....»»

Category: topSource: ftDec 11th, 2016

Gross Calls for Two Fed Hikes at Double the Pace Seen by Market

Kevin Buckland and Lilian Karunungan Bill Gross is recommending the Federal Reserve raise interest rates twice by as early as March. The market doesn’t expect that degree of monetary tightening even by the end of 2017. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: wealthmanagementSep 1st, 2016

US tax cuts a bad idea now but will boost growth, help Fed hike rates: Poll

The Fed is likely to raise rates three times in 2018, in line with the central bank's own projections.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 14th, 2018

Wall Street braces for critical inflation report

Wall Street is getting ready for a critical report that could relieve or raise fears that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at a faster pace......»»

Category: topSource: cnnFeb 14th, 2018

Bond Report: Treasurys tread water as investors await key inflation report

Treasury yields hold steady on Wednesday ahead of a report on consumer inflation that could deliver crucial clues about the pace of inflation, which could dictate how quickly the Federal Reserve raises interest rates in 2018. ......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2018

UK growth downgrade possible after run of weak figures

A day after the Bank of England hinted that it could raise interest rates, a run of economic figures on Friday suggest the British economy did not end 2017 as strongly as previously thought.     .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 9th, 2018

2018 Data Breach Pace Slows

A total of 141 data breaches have occurred so far in 2018, down about 11% from the total for the same period in 2017......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 9th, 2018

UK growth downgrade possible after run of weak figures

A day after the Bank of England hinted that interest rates in the U.K. could rise at a faster pace than financial markets had been expecting, a run of economic figures suggest the British economy did not end 2017 as strongly as previously thought......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 9th, 2018

BOE Signals Faster Interest Rate Rises, Boosting Sterling

The Bank of England said it expects to raise interest rates in the U.K. at a swifter pace than it anticipated last year, responding to stronger growth in the global economy......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 8th, 2018

Fed seen staying on rate-hike path after stock market plunge

Monday's rout on Wall Street frayed investors' nerves, but it is not enough to knock the Federal Reserve off course from its intended path to further raise interest rates in 2018 as the economy continues to hum along, analysts say......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 6th, 2018

RBI likely to keep policy rates on hold due to high inflation risks

The bank may toughen its warning against inflation, lying on the ground for a hike in 2018 after prices accelerated at the fastest pace in the last 17 months.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 6th, 2018

Federal Reserve analyst: National housing supply at historic low

Housing demand in metro Atlanta remained steady in 2017 and is expected to continue at a consistent pace in 2018, said Domonic Purviance, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta senior financial specialist in the Supervision & Regulation Division......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 3rd, 2018

The Fed: Fed’s Williams tries to ease market fears the central bank will turn aggressive on rate hikes

San Francisco Fed President John Williams says the central bank should stick to its plan to raise interest rates at a gradual pace......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 2nd, 2018

Analysis: Jobs Report Could Boost Fed Support for Faster Pace of Rate Rises

Friday’s jobs report will reassure the Federal Reserve it is on the right track in its plan to raise interest rates several more times this year. The question that remains is whether officials will see the need to accelerate the pace of rate increases......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 2nd, 2018