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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

U.S. interest rates may pose risk to Trump budget"s optimistic assumptions

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Category: topSource: reutersMay 24th, 2017

Fed Sounds Note of Caution on Raising Interest Rates

The account of its May meeting, at which rates were kept steady, showed that the decision on whether to lift rates in June still hangs in the balance......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 24th, 2017

U.S. retail sales rise broadly; consumer prices rebound

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales increased broadly in April while consumer prices rebounded, pointing to a pickup in economic growth and a gradual rise in inflation that could keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates next month......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 12th, 2017

Fed"s Harker backs two more rate hikes this year, saying "things are looking good"

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The U.S. central bank can keep raising interest rates with the labor market at full health and inflation on track to stabilize at 2%, said Philadelp.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 12th, 2017

U.S. consumer prices rebound on rising gasoline, rental costs

WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices rebounded in April amid increases in the cost of gasoline, food and rents, pointing to steadily rising inflation that could keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates next month......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 12th, 2017

Trump"s Fiscal Plans, Fed"s Asset Unwinding Could Fuel Rate Rise

Two of the most powerful economic forces in Washington could be aligning in coming years to put considerable upward pressure on long-term interest rates......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 7th, 2017

Analysis: Jobs Report Keeps Fed on Track for Likely June Rate Increase

The strong April jobs report means the Federal Reserve is even more likely to raise short-term interest rates at its next meeting, June 13-14, and keep lifting them gradually this year to keep the economy from overheating......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 5th, 2017

U.S. employment growth seen rebounding, wages increasing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth likely rebounded in April and wages increased, pointing to a further tightening in labor market conditions that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next month......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 5th, 2017

The Do Nothing Market: Dow Gains a Whopping 8 Points as Even the Fed Can’t Be Bothered

Stocks continued their recent streak of inaction as the Fed kept interest rates unchanged but left open the possibility of a June hike......»»

Category: blogSource: barronsMay 3rd, 2017

Fed holds interest rates steady

U.S. central bank policy makers downplayed weak economic growth. That's a sign they could rase rates as early as June. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 3rd, 2017

Fed holds interest rates steady, leaves June hike on table

Federal Reserve says economy “slowed” recently but it views dip as “transitory,” adding labor market “has continued .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 3rd, 2017

The Fed looks shaky on its most important reason for raising interest rates

Brian Kersey/Getty ImagesThe Federal Reserve left interest rates on hold as expected after its May meeting, but it dropped one key hint that another rate hike is likely in June barring a .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 3rd, 2017

Fed Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged and Downplays Weak First Quarter

Hinting at a hike in June The U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but downplayed w.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 3rd, 2017

4 charts shed light on the Fed’s mysterious $4.5 trillion portfolio

Interest rates aren’t the only thing Federal Reserve officials gathered in Washington this week are debating. The Fed has telegraphed a clear intention to begin unwinding a key polic.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 3rd, 2017

Fed Rate Rise Unlikely, but Possible June Move in Focus

Next to no one expects the Federal Reserve to raise short-term interest rates at the conclusion of their two-day policy meeting Wednesday, but the central bank could send signals about where borrowing costs are headed in the months ahead......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 3rd, 2017

Fed Rate Rise Unlikely Wednesday, but Possible June Move in Focus

Next to no one expects Federal Reserve officials to raise short-term interest rates at the conclusion of their two-day policy meeting Wednesday, but the central bank could send signals about where borrowing costs are headed in the months ahead......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 2nd, 2017