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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

Markets don"t seem to be too worried about the dysfunction going on in Washington

AP Photo/Evan VucciAt this stage of the bull market, investors are contending with more than a few enigmas: Do valuations even matter? Will interest rates ever rise? And how do you explain the divergence.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 10th, 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

Fed sees "near-term" rate hike as likely, but inflation doubts grow

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The Federal Reserve in early November viewed a "near-term" increase in interest rates as likely, but top officials also expressed more al.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch10 hr. 40 min. ago

Fed policymakers say rate increase likely warranted soon: minutes

WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Many Federal Reserve policymakers expect that interest rates will have to be raised in the "near term," according to the minutes of the U.S. central bank's last policy meeting released on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reuters10 hr. 40 min. ago

U.S. sues to stop AT&T buying Time Warner, says would hike rates

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice sued AT&T Inc on Monday to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , saying the deal could raise prices for rivals and pay-TV subscribers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 20th, 2017

Capital One exits mortgage loans business, cuts 1,100 jobs

(Reuters) - Capital One Financial will stop issuing mortgage and home equity loans and cut some 1,100 jobs amid rising interest rates that have pushed away borrowers and slowed loan growth at many U.S. regional banks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 8th, 2017

Fed leaves interest rates unchanged, says the economy is solid despite hurricanes

Joshua Roberts/Reuters The Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate unchanged after a two-day meeting in Washington, and signal.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 1st, 2017

The Fed: Fed’s Beige Book still can’t find inflation threat, despite labor bottlenecks

The Federal Reserve found little change in inflation despite growing labor bottlenecks in its latest deep dive on the economy known as the Beige Book. But that won’t stop the central bank from raising U.S. interest rates again soon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2017

The Fed: Fed’s Beige Book still can’t find inflation threat despite labor bottlenecks so severe they’re shackling U.S. economy

The Federal Reserve found little change in inflation despite growing labor bottlenecks in its latest deep dive on the economy known as the Beige Book. But that won’t stop the central bank from raising U.S. interest rates again soon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2017

Fed"s Yellen says watching inflation closely but economy is strong

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S economy remains strong and the strength of the labor market calls for continued gradual increases in interest rates despite subdued inflation, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 15th, 2017

Bullard: Fed "should defend" inflation target or risk losing credibility

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Fed needs to mount a clear defense of its 2 percent inflation target and stop raising rates until the pace of price increases strengthens, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 12th, 2017

Fed"s George say waiting until inflation hits 2% to raise rates would be mistake

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - Kansas City Fed President Esther George said Wednesday that waiting for inflation to hit the central bank's 2% target before further interest rate hikes would be a mistake. "W.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 11th, 2017

The Fed: Fed wants to raise interest rates in December and September job losses won’t stop it

The Federal Reserve is likely to press ahead with a December rate hike despite the job losses reported for September, analysts said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 7th, 2017

US Plans To Expel 60% Of Cuba"s Washington Embassy Staff

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. In the interest of maintaining diplomatic “parity&r.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 3rd, 2017

7 ways the Fed can affect your pocketbook

When the Federal Reserve raises interest rates -- which it did most recently in June, with one final rate hike predicted before the end of 2017  -- it's palpable in how it influences everyday life......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 23rd, 2017

Fed keeps U.S. rates steady, to start portfolio drawdown in October

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but signaled it still expects one more increase by the end of the year despite a recent bout of low inflation......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 20th, 2017

Fed keeps rates steady, to start portfolio drawdown in October

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but signaled it still expects one more increase by the end of the year despite recent weak inflation readings......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 20th, 2017