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Federal Reserve projects further gradual hikes in key rate

The Federal Reserve says it expects low unemployment and rising inflation will keep it on track to raise interest rates at a gradual pace over the next two years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 13th, 2018

Dollar jumps as market focuses on strong data over trade tension

The U.S. dollar rose on Wednesday as the market put aside trade tension fears and focused on expectation-beating inflation report, which increased prospects that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates another two times this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2018

Fed clambers back to positive real rates, now debate is when to stop

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve will likely raise its target interest rate to above the rate of inflation for the first time in a decade next week, igniting a new debate: when to stop......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2018

U.S. Inflation Firms in April, Stays at Fed Target for Second Month Straight

Inflation remained at the Federal Reserve’s target in April for a second straight month, a sign of firming prices in the U.S. economy that underscores policy makers’ plans to gradually raise interest rates......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 31st, 2018

Fed minutes show support for June rate hike

Federal Reserve officials in their meeting in early May confirmed they planned to raise interest rates in June and were not concerned they were behind the curve on inflation."Most participants ju.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 23rd, 2018

The Fed isn"t sweating inflation ... yet

The Fed is trying to strike a careful balance: It wants to raise interest rates steadily to keep the economy from overheating, but raising rates too quickly could help start a recession......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 23rd, 2018

Fed could have to raise interest rates above 3%, Mester says

The Federal Reserve may have to raise interest rates to a restrictive level, for a time, in order to meet its twin goals of stable inflation and low unemployment, said Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester, on Monday. .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 14th, 2018

In One Chart: Why is the Fed more worried about inflation? Look at these rising price gauges

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday acknowledged inflation has perked up in the U.S., adding to a growing belief on Wall Street that the central bank will raise interest rates this year faster than previously planned......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 2nd, 2018

Fed keeps key rate unchanged, says inflation near target

The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady Wednesday and expressed confidence that a recent rise in inflation to near the U.S. central bank's 2 percent target would be sustained, leaving it on track to raise borrowing costs in June......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 2nd, 2018

Fed leaves interest rates unchanged, says inflation near target

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday and expressed confidence that a recent rise in inflation to near the U.S. central bank's target would be sustained, leaving it on track to raise borrowing costs in June......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 2nd, 2018

May rate rise less certain after UK inflation cools

British inflation unexpectedly cooled to a one-year low in March, raising some doubts over bets the Bank of England will raise interest rates in May. As Laura Frykberg reports, the data sent sterling tumbling......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 18th, 2018

London Markets: U.K. stocks rise as disappointing inflation eases pressure on BOE to hike

U.K. stocks rose for a second straight day on Wednesday, moving higher after a disappointing reading on Britain’s inflation reduced pressure on the Bank of England to raise rates next month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2018

The Fed ‘May’ Need to Gradually Raise Interest Rates

The Fed ‘May’ Need to Gradually Raise Interest Rates The Fed may need to keep raising interest rates to keep inflation under control, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in a speech on the economic outlo.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 7th, 2018

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: foxnews21 hr. 20 min. ago

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

Sonoco (SON) Beats on Q2 Earnings & Sales, Raises Guidance

Sonoco's (SON) 2018 performance will benefit from lower tax rates despite rising expenses from tariffs, along with higher freight cost and other non-material inflation. Sonoco Products Company SON reported.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 20th, 2018

Trump doubles down on criticism of Federal Reserve, alleges currency manipulation by China and E.U.

For the second day in a row, the president broke with norms by weighing in on the Fed’s decision to raise interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 20th, 2018

Trump doubles down on criticism of Federal Reserve, alleges currency manipulation by China and E.U.

For the second day in a row, the president broke with norms by weighing in on the Fed’s decision to raise interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 20th, 2018

Following the Fed, Central Banks Are Ready to Raise Rates

A growing number of the world’s central banks are poised to join the U.S. Federal Reserve in lifting interest rates in coming months amid solid global growth, though those plans could be scrambled by rising trade tensions between the major economies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 19th, 2018

ECB to hike rates in 2019 say economists polled by Reuters

The European Central Bank will raise rates in the second half of next year, according to a Reuters poll of economists, who were confident that will be before the next economic downturn. Laura Frykberg reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 19th, 2018