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New Data Shows Federal Reserve Is Causing More Inequality

Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, Back in August, Bloomberg interviewed Karen Petrou about her research on quantitative easing and the Fed's policies since the 2008 fi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 11th, 2018

Dallas Fed: Texas manufacturing expands amid uncertainty from trade war

While the Texas manufacturing industry continues to expand, uncertainty and negative impacts from tariffs in the ongoing trade war are sources of concern, new data from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas shows. The Dallas Fed's monthly evaluation of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2018

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Holding Gains Following Rise In Empire State Manufacturing Survey

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Holding Gains Following Rise In Empire State Manufacturing Survey The New York region’s manufacturing sector found new momentum in February, according to the latest data from the New York Federal Reserve. The gold .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnews17 hr. 6 min. ago

Wall Street advances on trade hopes, tame inflation data

Wall Street closed higher on Wednesday as investor optimism was stoked over hopes the United States and China could iron out a trade deal, and benign inflation data suggested the Federal Reserve would hold interest rates steady in the near term......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2019

Wall Street rises on trade hopes, inflation data

Wall Street closed higher on Wednesday as investors were hopeful that the United States and China could iron out a trade deal and as benign inflation data suggested the Federal Reserve would hold interest rates steady in the near term......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2019

The Fed: Latest CPI data allows Fed to continue on preferred path of doing nothing

The latest reading on consumer inflation allows the Federal Reserve to “do nothing” until the economy provides more evidence it is holding up, economists said Wednesday.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 13th, 2019

Federal Reserve chair calls income inequality the biggest challenge in next 10 years

“We want prosperity to be widely shared,” Powell said Wednesday. “We need policies to make that happen.”.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 8th, 2019

Asian stocks extend gains on firm Wall Street; dollar steady

Asian stocks extended gains on Tuesday as overnight strength on Wall Street and the Federal Reserve's cautious turn underpinned appetite for riskier assets, while the dollar held firm on last week's upbeat U.S. data......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 5th, 2019

Fed Survey Shows Tighter Lending Standards, Weakening Credit Demand

A growing minority of banks reported tightening their standards for some loans in the fourth quarter and said they expected loan demand and performance to weaken, the Federal Reserve said Monday......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 5th, 2019

Asian stocks extend gains on firm Wall Street, Fed outlook

Asian stocks extended gains on Tuesday as overnight strength on Wall Street and the Federal Reserve's cautious turn underpinned appetite for riskier assets, while the dollar held firm on last week's upbeat U.S. data......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 4th, 2019

Most Asian stocks extend gains, dollar still backed by U.S. data

Recent U.S. data and the Federal Reserve's dovish turn kept lifting Asian stocks early on Tuesday, while the dollar held the upper hand against its rivals......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 4th, 2019

Analysis: January Jobs Report Won"t Change the Fed"s New Wait-and-See Stance

The strong January jobs report offers one promising data point for Federal Reserve officials trying to gauge how the economy has weathered increased market volatility and slowing global growth......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 2nd, 2019

Stocks rally on U.S. economic data, bond yields rise

Global equity markets and bond yields rose on Friday after U.S. employment and manufacturing data underscored a strong economy with little wage inflation, a Goldilocks mix that could allow the Federal Reserve to stand pat on raising interest rates soon......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 1st, 2019

Metals Stocks: Gold firms ahead of jobs data expected to show softer hiring

Gold futures prices tipped higher early Friday ahead of a hiring-data report that most analysts think will paint a picture of a solid job market but won’t likely shake the Federal Reserve from its paused interest-rate campaign......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 1st, 2019

Federal Reserve keeps rates steady, Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) shoots up

Federal Reserve keeps rates steady, Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) shoots up The US Federal Reserve’s January monetary policy statement was dovish and this provided further impetus to the Aussie dollar after release of the CPI data. The.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 31st, 2019

Market Snapshot: Stocks close mostly higher as S&P 500 has best January since 1987

U.S. stocks close mostly higher Thursday, with the S&P 500 notching its best January in over three decades, after the Federal Reserve signaled that rate increases are on pause and that its next policy move will depend on economic data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2019

Market Snapshot: Stocks on verge of best January in 30 years as Fed strikes dovish tone

U.S. stocks were mostly higher Thursday, the busiest day of fourth-quarter earnings season, after the Federal Reserve signaled that rate increases are on pause and that its next policy move will depend on economic data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2019

Fed set to hold rates steady as it navigates data blind spots

In the six weeks since a confident U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates in response to a "strong" U.S. economy, consumer confidence dropped, wholesale prices weakened, financial markets wobbled and home sales fell......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2019

Stocks rise on Apple, Boeing before Fed statement

World stocks and the dollar rose on Wednesday ahead of policy guidance from the Federal Reserve, with results from Boeing and Apple and data that showed U.S. private sector jobs increased more than expected in January reassuring investors......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2019

Fed likely to hold rates steady as it navigates data blind spots

In the six weeks since a confident U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates in response to a "strong" U.S. economy, consumer confidence dropped, wholesale prices weakened, financial markets wobbled and home sales fell......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2019

Currencies: Currency markets muted ahead of volatile week including ‘Plan B’ Brexit vote

The U.S. dollar, and many of its rivals, kick off the week on a muted tone, amid a jam-packed week, headlined by a Brexit vote, a Federal Reserve meeting, Chinese economic data and trade meetings......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 28th, 2019