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The Fed: Washington ‘dysfunction’ won’t stop Fed from hiking interest rates in June

The Federal Reserve is still expected to raise interest rates next month despite the scandals in the White House, economists say......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 19th, 2017

Fed set to leave interest rates unchanged, may hint at June hike

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady at its meeting this week as it pauses to parse more economic data but may hint it is on track for an increase in June......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 2nd, 2017

Stressed Over Higher Interest Rates?

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 23: A 'For Sale' sign.....»»

Category: realestateSource: forbesJan 5th, 2017

Bankers To Fed: Stop Riding The Asset Bubble And Raise Rates Already

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, before the Joint Economic Committee. Yellen sketched a picture of an improving U.S. economy and said "the case for an increase" in interest rates has stre.....»»

Category: marketsSource: forbesDec 13th, 2016

Fed's Evans says it's tough to dissuade Fed from December rate hike - CNBC

CNBCFed's Evans says it's tough to dissuade Fed from December rate hikeCNBCOnly a "pretty sizable" negative surprise would dissuade the Federal Reserve from hiking interest rates in December given the improved economic data since June, Chicago Fed.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 8th, 2016

This is a tough environment for banks to succeed, says Vespula Capital"s Jeff Tomasulo

Low interest rates, low-volume market, and Washington can't get anything done, says Jeff Tomasulo, CEO of Vespula Capital. Aleksandra Michalska reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 20th, 2017

UK: June inflation down, easing pressure on BOE

British inflation unexpectedly slowed last month for the first time since October, dousing expectations among investors that the Bank of England might soon raise interest rates for the first time in a decade. Kate King reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 18th, 2017

UK inflation unexpectedly falls and eases rate-hike fears

Official figures show that inflation in Britain unexpectedly fell in the year to June, a development that's likely to ease market expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates soon......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 18th, 2017

Metals Stocks: Gold ends above key $1,230 level as investors weigh interest-rate outlook

Gold finishes higher on Monday, building on its first weekly rise since early June, as recent softer economic data raised speculation that the Federal Reserve may not be able to raise interest rates to the degree the panel has signaled......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 17th, 2017

Metals Stocks: Gold trades above bullish technical level as interest-rate forecasts revisited

Gold gained on Monday, looking to build on its first weekly rise since early June, as recent softer economic data raised speculation that the Federal Reserve may not be able to raise interest rates to the degree the panel has signaled......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 17th, 2017

Metals Stocks: Gold clears closely watched $1,230 line as interest-rate forecasts revisited

Gold gained on Monday, looking to build on its first weekly rise since early June, as recent softer economic data raised speculation that the Federal Reserve may not be able to raise interest rates to the degree the panel has signaled......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 17th, 2017

Lack of inflation raises new doubts about Fed ability to hike interest rates this year - CNBC

CNBCLack of inflation raises new doubts about Fed ability to hike interest rates this yearCNBCConsumer prices were flat in June, falling below expectations,.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJul 16th, 2017

Number Of Chinese HNWIs Up 9x In Past 10 Years Plus Other News From Around The World

Gold got a boost today on weaker-than-expected inflation and retail sales figures, which casts doubt on the Federal Reserve’s ability to continue normalizing interest rates this year. Consumer prices rose slightly in June, at their slowest pace so.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 14th, 2017

Breakingviews: Results for Big Banks Show a Reliance on Washington

Higher interest rates buoyed JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo. But so, to varying degrees, did one-offs, low tax rates and benign credit costs......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 14th, 2017

U.S. consumer prices unchanged; retail sales fall again

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in June and retail sales fell for a second straight month, pointing to tame inflation that could diminish prospects of a third interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 14th, 2017

Visa Begins Bribing Merchants To Stop Taking Cash

Authored by Yves Smith via Naked Capitalism blog, The war on cash is escalating. A big driver isn’t central banks who want to be able to inflict negative interest rates on savers, or Treasuries who .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 13th, 2017

Metals Stocks: Gold drops to settle at 4-month low after solid U.S. jobs report

Gold prices drop to their lowest finish in about four months on Friday, contributing to a loss for the week, as a relatively solid job-market snapshot for June backed expectations for higher U.S. interest rates this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 7th, 2017

Gold drops to 4-month low after solid U.S. jobs report

Gold prices drop toward their lowest finish in four months on Friday, contributing to a loss for the week, as a relatively solid job-market snapshot for June backed expectations for higher U.S. interest rates this year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 7th, 2017

Metals Stocks: Gold slips, set for weekly decline after solid jobs report keeps rate-hike chance alive

Gold prices eased slightly Friday, extending that move after a relatively solid job-market snapshot for June, although one that still shows little sign of immediate inflation, kept alive expectations for higher U.S. interest rates this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 7th, 2017

U.S. job growth seen accelerating; unemployment rate steady

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. employers likely stepped up hiring in June and boosted wages for workers, signs of labor market strength that could keep the Federal Reserve on course for a third interest rate increase this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 7th, 2017

"What If": Citi Models A World Where The Fed Hikes All The Way To 3%

It is becoming increasingly apparent that the Fed, now data-independent, has just one mandate: keep hiking interest rates until markets break. That is the conclusion of Citi's Jeremy Hale, who writes that the FOMC minu.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 6th, 2017