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Fed expected to raise economic forecasts, extend vow to keep rates low

Fed Chair Jerome Powell is due to hold a virtual news briefing following the decision.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 16th, 2020

"Plenty of tricks up their sleeve": Here"s what 4 experts think about the Fed"s dismal economic forecast and extension of near-zero rates

Mark Makela/Getty Images The Federal Reserve's extension of near-zero interest rates was largely expected, but statements from chairman Jerome Powell and new economic forecasts left experts plenty to digest. Powell warned of a "long road" to labo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 11th, 2020

Fed expected to stand pat on rates but could signal how long it stays on sidelines

The Fed is likely to keep its key rate unchanged. New economic and rate forecasts are on tap and Fed may announce move that keeps long-ter.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 20th, 2019

Fed"s Mester Says Improved Economic Outlook Supports More Rate Rises

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester said Monday a shifting outlook for the economy may mean the central bank has to raise rates more than she once expected......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 14th, 2018

Fed emphasizes "solid" U.S economic growth, repeats gradual approach

The Federal Reserve on Friday pointed to "solid" U.S. economic growth during the first half of the year in its semi-annual report to Congress, where it also reiterated that it expected to continue to raise interest rates gradually......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 13th, 2018

Bank of England expected to raise interest rates

The Bank of England is expected to raise its benchmark interest rate Thursday for only the second time since the 2008 financial crisis as it weighs a strong jobs market and high inflation against the growing concerns about the economic impact of Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 2nd, 2018

Fed likely to raise rates, possibly end "accommodative" policy era

With the Federal Reserve widely expected to raise interest rates on Wednesday, financial markets are focused on whether signs of an acceleration in U.S. economic growth will prompt the central bank to ramp up the pace of monetary policy tightening......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 26th, 2018

Fed likely to lift rates, possibly end "accommodative" policy era

With the Federal Reserve widely expected to raise interest rates on Wednesday, financial markets are focused on whether signs of an acceleration in U.S. economic growth will prompt the central bank to ramp up the pace of monetary policy tightening......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 26th, 2018

Bond Report: U.S. government bond yields stabilize after post-Fed pullback

Treasury yields trade flat to marginally lower Thursday, stabilizing a day after a widely expected decision by the Federal Reserve to raise rates while leaving its forecasts largely unchanged, which had prompted a relief rally in bond prices......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 27th, 2018

Bank of Canada Widely Expected to Raise Interest Rates

The Bank of Canada is widely expected on Wednesday to raise its benchmark overnight interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point in response to solid economic growth and a new trade pact with the U.S. and Mexico......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 23rd, 2018

The Fed: Fed sees interest rates near zero until end of 2023, sets new economic conditions to be met before raising rates

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it doesn’t expect to raise rates until the end of 2023 at the earliest and it set out new economic conditions that must be met before it will raise them......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 16th, 2020

Fed expected to keep interest rates near zero through 2023

New projections show Federal Reserve officials are more upbeat about the economic outlook. New projections show Federal Reserve officials are more upbeat about the economic outlook......»»

Category: topSource: latimesSep 16th, 2020

Fed Won"t Raise Rates Until Inflation "On Track To Moderately Exceed 2% For Some Time"

In a move that was widely expected, the U.S. Federal Reserve maintained its current fed funds target range of zero to 0.25% on Wednesday following a disappointing August retail sales report. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 16th, 2020

Dow holds gains after Fed holds interest rates steady as expected but signals near 0% for foreseeable future

U.S. stocks mostly rose on Wednesday afternoon after the Federal Reserve released an updated economic outlook that suggested that it would keep interest rates at u.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 16th, 2020

Low Interest Rates, Federal Stimulus Lead BofA To Raise Homebuilder Price Targets

Homebuilders may be among the beneficiaries from low interest rates and federal stimulus packages aimed at buffering the economic strain from the coronavirus pandemic, according to BofA Securities.  Latest.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 16th, 2020

Oil futures rally on signs of economic recovery and bets that OPEC+ will extend output cuts

Oil futures rallied Friday, buoyed by better-than-expected data on U.S. employment and expectations that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 5th, 2020

Mortgage rates fall to new record low — here’s why some loan applicants won’t be offered them

The low interest rate environment isn’t expected to bring much of a boost to the housing market, which is struggling as a result of the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2020

Coronavirus recession now expected to be deeper and longer

Forecasts for economic damage from th.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 1st, 2020

The Fed: Fed expected to continue cutting interest rates, beginning as soon as later this month

The Federal Reserve will continue cutting interest rates, with the next move in two weeks, in an effort to cushion the expected economic downside shock from the coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 5th, 2020

G-7 economic leaders will confer Tuesday about a potential recession. Here’s what economists say they should do.

The world economy is now expected to have its worst year of growth since 2009. Calls are escalating for the Fed to cut rates, the U.S. government to spend a lot more and joint efforts to ensure companies remain solvent this spring......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMar 2nd, 2020

"Emergency Is On The Table": Goldman, BofA Brace For Crisis, Predict Multiple Rate Cuts In Coming Weeks

"Emergency Is On The Table": Goldman, BofA Brace For Crisis, Predict Multiple Rate Cuts In Coming Weeks When it comes to its market, rates and economic forecasts, Goldman has long been one of Wall Street's favorite.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 28th, 2020