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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

Market thinks Fed could hold off on rate hikes for another year

Unless something dramatic happens, the Fed won't be hiking interest rates again until well into 2018, according to current market predictions......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 29th, 2017

Currencies: Dollar in recovery mode following dovish Fed minutes, Washington turmoil

The U.S. dollar is edging higher against most major rivals Thursday, recovering some ground lost as investors weighed the possibility the Federal Reserve won’t raise interest rates again this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 17th, 2017

Looser Financial Conditions Should Support Economic Growth And Stocks In The Second Half

Proxy metrics for financial conditions from the US dollar, to interest rates to corporate bond spreads have been loosening since June and suggest continued moderate economic growth in the second half of 2017 and a firm equity market. In this [….....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 15th, 2017

Rates on Treasury bills mixed; 6-month highest in 9 years

Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction, with rates on three-month bills falling to their lowest level since late June while rates on six-month bills rose to their highest level in nearly nine years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 7th, 2017

Swiss Banks Paid Out €1 Billion In Negative Interest Rates In The First Half

Overnight, the Swiss National Bank disclosed the composition and breakdown of its FX reserves as of June 30. There were no notable changes, as the central bank kept most of its asset allocati.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 1st, 2017

Fed holds rates steady, expects portfolio cuts "relatively soon"

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and said it expected to start winding down its massive holdings of bonds "relatively soon" in a sign of confidence in the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 26th, 2017

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