The Fed Is Inclined To Raise Rates Despite Low Inflation

The Fed Is Inclined To Raise Rates Despite Low Inflation.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaOct 12th, 2017

We just got another sign that the stock market"s biggest fear isn"t playing out just yet

Reuters Two recent economic reports show inflation is picking up — but not as quickly as investors had feared.  The real concern was about whether the Federal Reserve would be moved to raise interest rates faster tha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 17th, 2018

Economists See Steeper Fed Rate Path, Stronger Inflation

Economists nudged higher their forecasts for how much the Federal Reserve will raise short-term interest rates this year to keep inflation under control as the economy strengthens......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 15th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stock market poised to open higher as data calms inflation fears

Wall Street was poised for an upbeat trading day on Wednesday, as investors looked ahead to data on U.S. retail sales, which could either strengthen or weaken the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates four times this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 14th, 2018

Inflation Cooled in February

Inflation cooled slightly for American consumers last month, keeping the Federal Reserve on track to raise short-term interest rates next week, but relieving it of pressure to take more dramatic action......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 13th, 2018

Europe Markets: European stocks drop as tamer U.S. inflation, Trump administration drama drive euro higher

European stocks fell into the red Tuesday, hurt as the euro and the U.K. pound rose against the U.S. dollar on easing concerns that the Federal Reserve will raise borrowing rates by more than anticipated this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 13th, 2018

These Tech ETFs Dispel Rate Hike Fears, Hit 52-Week High

Three tech ETF areas were unaffected by rising rate hike fears. The latest Fed minutes reflected the increased confidence of policy makers in U.S. inflation and the need to raise rates faster in 2018, espec.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytFeb 23rd, 2018

The Fed: Fed on track for 3 rate hikes in 2018, but 4? No sign in report to Congress

The Federal Reserve gave little hint in its latest report to Congress that it’s prepared to raise U.S. interest rates more aggressively in 2018, reflecting uncertainty among senior officials about how fast inflation will rise this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 23rd, 2018

Analysis: Fed May Lift Rates With Confidence as Inflation Shows Signs of Life

The Federal Reserve is likely to welcome new signs of firming inflation, which should bolster its resolve to gradually raise interest rates this year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 15th, 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

Bank of England reading inflation, no hurry to raise rates: Chief economist

The central bank raised interest rates for the first time in over a decade in November.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 11th, 2018

Mexico"s Central Bank Lifts Rates to Nine-Year High

The Bank of Mexico lifted interest rates by a quarter percentage point to a nine-year-high of 7.5%, amid stubbornly high inflation and investor expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve may raise rates faster than previously thought......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 8th, 2018

Wall Street opens lower on rising bond yields, inflation concerns

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Monday as rising bond yields continued to fuel the selloff in equities and hints of inflation pickup triggered concerns that the Federal Reserve might have to raise interest rates more quickly......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 5th, 2018

Fed keeps interest rates steady

The U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged, but said it anticipated inflation would rise this year, in a sign it is still on track to raise borrowing costs in March. Aleksandra Michalska reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 31st, 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"s Bostic says three rate hikes in 2018 may be too much

The Federal Reserve may only need to raise interest rates two or fewer times in 2018 given weak price pressures and possible loss of public confidence in its ability to hit a 2 percent inflation target, Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 8th, 2018

Bond Report: Yield curve flattens further on growing expectation for Fed to raise rates

Long-dated yields fell, while short-dated yields rose, on Thursday after strong economic data but weak expectations for future inflation strengthened the outlook for an aggressive Federal Reserve.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 14th, 2017

Economic Report: Higher gas prices boost inflation, squeeze paychecks in November, CPI finds

Inflation has picked up lately after a summer lull, all but assuring the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates Wednesday in a widely expected move. The consumer price index rose 0.4% in November, the third big gain in four months......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 13th, 2017

As the Fed Deliberates, Amazon Is Making Its Job More Difficult

Web-driven comparison shoppers are keeping a lid on inflation and weakening retailers’ pricing power, complicating the Federal Reserve’s deliberations on how much and how fast to raise interest rates......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 12th, 2017

The Fed: Fed’s Evans floats idea of waiting until next summer to raise interest rates

Chicago Fed President Charles Evans suggested the central bank hold off from any more rate hikes until next summer and wait for more information about inflation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 5th, 2017