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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

Currencies: Dollar rides to 2-week high on wave of U.S. budget deal optimism

The greenback marches higher, sending a key dollar index to a two-week high as optimism over a budget deal in Washington and hopes of higher interest rates continued to prop up the greenback......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 8th, 2018

Stock plunge may not end until interest rates stop going up

A rapid snap up in Treasury yields has triggered the worst week for stocks since just before Donald Trump was elected president......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 2nd, 2018

Stock plunge may not end until interest rates stop going up

A rapid snap up in Treasury yields has triggered the worst week for stocks since just before Donald Trump was elected president......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 2nd, 2018

Fed"s Kashkari: If wage growth continues, could have effect on interest rates

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The wage growth seen in the Jan.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 2nd, 2018

Fed leaves rates unchanged, sees inflation rising this year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but said inflation likely would rise this year, bolstering expectations borrowing costs will continue to climb under incoming central bank chief Jerome Powell......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 31st, 2018

Fed holds interest rates steady, sees inflation rising this year

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Category: topSource: reutersJan 31st, 2018

Fed expected to keep interest rates steady as Yellen era ends

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is expected to leave interest rates unchanged on Wednesday while signaling a gradual tightening of monetary policy later this year as the U.S. economy continues to expand and job gains remain solid......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 31st, 2018

China Overblown Treasury Risk, but Europe, Japan and US Fed Pose Larger Risks

It turns out that the rumors that China was going to stop or seriously slow down its buying of Treasuries isn't true. That being said, there are still other risks to weigh for interest rates......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 11th, 2018

Fed"s Harker sees only two interest-rate hikes in 2018

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said Friday he thinks the central bank will only raise interest rates twice this year, one fewer th.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 5th, 2018

Solid U.S. job growth expected in December; wages seen rising

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. employers likely maintained a brisk pace of hiring in December while increasing wages for workers amid growing confidence in the economy, which could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to increase interest rates in March......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 5th, 2018

Fed lifts interest rates, keeps 2018 policy outlook unchanged

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Category: topSource: reutersDec 13th, 2017

Fed lifts U.S. interest rates, still expects 3 hikes in 2018

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised a key short-term U.S. interest rate to a range of 1.25% to 1.5%, but in a sign of caution the cen.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 13th, 2017

Fed raises interest rates, keeps 2018 policy outlook unchanged

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Category: topSource: reutersDec 13th, 2017

With rate hike in the bag, Fed may hint at Trump effect on economy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise interest rates on Wednesday, but, more significantly, it may give its strongest hint yet on how the Trump administration's tax overhaul could affect the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 13th, 2017

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: marketwatchNov 22nd, 2017