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Russia Raises Interest Rates to Boost Ruble

Russia’s central bank raised interest rates, moving to defend the ruble as global investors question the outlook for emerging-market economies and the possibility of fresh U.S. sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 14th, 2018

Trump says Russia and China are playing a currency game

President Donald Trump accused Russia and China on Monday of devaluing their currencies while the United States raises interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 16th, 2018

Trump says Russia and China are playing a currency game

President Donald Trump accused Russia and China on Monday of devaluing their currencies while the United States raises interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 16th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar index heads for worst week in 3, Russian ruble rallies on rate hike

A U.S. dollar index is on track for a nearly 1% weekly drop, thanks to continued weakness on Friday, while in emerging markets, Russia was the latest central bank to bump up interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy

U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2019

Global stocks climb, short-dated Treasury yields dip on bets for U.S. rate cut

Major world stock markets rose and short-dated U.S. Treasury yields fell on Wednesday as investors bet that the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates and help boost a sluggish global economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 5th, 2019

Stocks, Treasuries climb on bets for U.S. rate cut

Major world stock markets edged higher and the U.S. Treasuries market resumed its recent rally on Wednesday as investors bet that the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates and help boost a sluggish global economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 5th, 2019

Fed"s slipstream leaves stocks beaming, dollar subdued

Global stocks gained for a third straight day on Wednesday, bolstered by investors' growing hopes that the Federal Reserve might cut interest rates this year to boost a slowing global economy, while the dollar languished near seven-week lows......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 5th, 2019

Global stocks gain in Fed"s cheery slipstream, dollar subdued

Global stocks gained for a third straight day on Wednesday, bolstered by investors' growing hopes that the Federal Reserve might cut interest rates this year to boost a slowing global economy, while the dollar languished near seven-week lows......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 5th, 2019

Fed is prepared to act to save U.S. economy from trade war, Powell says

Calls have escalated in recent days for the central bank to cut interest rates to help boost the economy and counter the negative impacts from trade battles with China and Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 4th, 2019

This stock could get a boost from lower interest rates, Cramer says

Jim Cramer explains how LendingTree has overcome the short sellers and can succeed with lower interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 8th, 2019

Cramer Remix: LendingTree could get a boost from lower interest rates

Jim Cramer explains how LendingTree has overcome the short sellers and can succeed with lower interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: madmoneyMay 8th, 2019

Consumer inflation could get lift from rising gasoline prices

Consumer inflation probably got a boost from rising gasoline prices in February, but it should not break out above the subdued pace that encouraged the Fed to keep interest rates on hold when it met last month......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 9th, 2019

CoreLogic February Home Price Index Continues Modest Growth

Home prices continued to rise slowly in February. Lower mortgage interest rates are expected to help boost home buying as the spring season kicks off......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 2nd, 2019

In foreboding sign for U.S. economy, factory sector softens

U.S. manufacturing activity unexpectedly cooled in March, a troubling sign for the economy although the U.S. housing market showed signs lower interest rates were giving it a boost......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 22nd, 2019

U.S. existing home sales surge, boosted by Fed"s signal on rates

U.S. home sales surged in February to their highest level in 11 months, a sign that a pause in interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve was starting to boost the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 22nd, 2019

Wall St. gains as tech boost offsets bank losses after Fed stance

Technology shares pushed Wall Street's main indexes higher on Thursday, offseting losses in U.S. lenders after the Federal Reserve decided not to raise interest rates this year.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 21st, 2019

Wall St. edges higher as tech boost counters losses in bank stocks

U.S. stocks eked out gains on Thursday as declines in financial stocks after the Federal Reserve's move to not raise interest rates this year were countered by gains in technology companies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 21st, 2019

Bank of America profit jumps on higher rates

Higher interest rates and loan and deposit growth helped boost Bank of America's quarterly profit 34 percent. Fred Katayama reports. Video provided by Reuters  .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 16th, 2018

Bank of America profit jumps on higher rates

Higher interest rates and loan and deposit growth helped boost Bank of America's quarterly profit 34 percent. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 16th, 2018

Trump contradicts his Treasury Department, accuses China and Russia of currency cheating

"Russia and China are playing the Currency Devaluation game as the U.S. keeps raising interest rates. Not acceptable!” the president wrote on Twitter......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018