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Treasury Secretary: Trump not threatening Fed"s independence

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that Donald Trump was not trying to put pressure on the Federal Reserve when he criticized its decision to raise interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 21st, 2018

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says Trump "supports" the Fed"s independence

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tried to soothe fears President Donald Trump is trying to sway the Federal Reserve's plans to raise interest rates this year......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 21st, 2018

3 Ways to Dodge a Bad Student Loan

You might not use the word “good” to describe student loans, but not all of them are bad. A truly bad loan has high interest rates, few repayment options or….....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 27th, 2018

Private equity and venture capital firms still digesting Trump tax reform

The headlines leading up to passage of the new tax law were ominous.  Changes requiring private equity and venture capital funds to hold investments longer to get a lower capital gains rate on carried interest — coupled with new caps on interest d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2018

The FOMC May Have Just Blinked Over Not Getting Too Carried Away With Interest Rate Hikes

Many investors seem to get scared going into some Federal Reserve meetings, particularly when we are in a period of time where investors, consumers and business owners worry that the Federal Open........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 2nd, 2018

China "Welcomes" Mnuchin"s Interest in Traveling to Beijing for Trade Talks

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a trip to China was “under consideration” to discuss ways to defuse trade tensions between the two countries......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 22nd, 2018

BofA"s Merrill Lynch to Pay $8.9M to Settle Regulatory Claim

BofA's (BAC) unit, Merrill Lynch agrees to pay $8.9 million to settle charges related to failing to disclose a conflict of interest with a third-party product provider. .....»»

Category: topSource: zacks1 hr. 6 min. ago

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

Under fire for raising interest rates, the chair of the central bank told Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) he hadn’t discussed the matter with the president......»»

Category: topSource: washpost1 hr. 36 min. ago

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: washpost1 hr. 36 min. ago

Is the interest rate on your student loan going up? Here’s what you can do about it

Read this to learn more about student loan interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch2 hr. 51 min. ago

S&P 500 sets record high, dollar slips after Trump attacks Fed

Global equity markets rose on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 setting a new record high, as strong earnings and economic growth fueled stocks, while the dollar weakened after U.S. President Donald Trump slammed the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: reuters3 hr. 6 min. ago

This Sector Gains Prominence In Low Vol ETFs

With the Federal Reserve's plans for multiple interest rate increases widely known heading into 2018, it wouldn't have been surprising to see the rate-sensitive real estate sector lag. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga4 hr. 6 min. ago

Interest rates could rise as giant bond buyers leave the pool

As August turns into September, many pension funds may be ready to slow down bond buying, a phenomena that could send interest rates higher......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral4 hr. 6 min. ago

Interest rates could rise as giant bond buyers leave the pool

As August turns into September, many pension funds may be ready to slow down bond buying, a phenomena that could send interest rates higher......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral4 hr. 6 min. ago

Dollar falls, emerging markets rally after Trump"s Fed attack

The dollar weakened on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump slammed the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates, while global equity markets rose as strong economic and earnings growth favored stocks in a relatively benign environment......»»

Category: topSource: reuters4 hr. 6 min. ago

S&P 500 hits record high as earnings eclipse trade war fears

The U.S. stock market keys off strong corporate earnings and shrugs off trade fears and rising interest rates to rally t.....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday5 hr. 36 min. ago

Fed"s Kaplan: Three Or Four More Rate Hikes Before Stopping To Assess

Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said that with the current fed funds rate at 1.75-2.00%, the Fed should continue raising interest rates until they hit their neutral level, which he said is about "three o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge5 hr. 51 min. ago

The Fed: Fed’s Kaplan says he wants 3 or 4 more rate hikes before pause

Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan on Tuesday said he wants to see the central bank hike interest rates three or four more times and then pause......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch5 hr. 51 min. ago

Are M&As the Secret Mantra Propelling US Markets" Bull-Run?

Given the bullish economic outlook, robust corporate earnings and interest rates still remaining low in the United States, companies are going for mergers for future growth. .....»»

Category: worldSource: nyt6 hr. 36 min. ago

MIB: Lowest Rates in Recorded History!

Interest rates are “the lowest in history, from the Code of Hammurabi to Babylon Civilization, Greek and Roman Civilization, the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and early modern history, rig.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPicture6 hr. 36 min. ago