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Is Inflation In Your Best Interest, Or The Fed"s?

Is Inflation In Your Best Interest, Or The Fed's? Authored by Michael Lebowitz via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, “We want to see A.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 13th, 2021

Need to Know: Out-of-equilibrium economy will keep the Fed ‘hostage’ to stock market, strategist argues

Even as inflation is under control, a strategist says it's obvious economies aren’t in equilibrium, as low interest rates have sent "asset prices into orbit.".....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 30th, 2020

First Mover: As Fed Swats Down Negative Rates, Bitcoiners Wonder, ‘What If’

Even as Fed Chair Jerome Powell says negative interest rates are not on the cards, the remaining possibility might be rekindling traders' spirits – or at least refocusing attention on bitcoin as a hedge against inflation......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 14th, 2020

First Mover: As Fed Swats Down Negative Rates, Bitcoiners Wonder What If

Even as Fed Chair Jerome Powell says negative interest rates are not on the cards, the remaining possibility might be rekindling traders' spirits – or at least refocusing attention on bitcoin as a hedge against inflation......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 14th, 2020

Mark Hulbert: Here’s why those skimpy bond yields are actually higher than average

Discouragingly low interest rates look a bit more attractive on an after-inflation and after-tax basis, writes Mark Hulbert......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 8th, 2020

Should you buy bonds with yields this low?

Schwab’s Kathy Jones says there’s no risk of inflation right now, so interest rates will stay low for some time......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 22nd, 2020

Should you buy bonds with yields this low? This expert says yes

Schwab’s Kathy Jones says there’s no risk of inflation right now, so interest rates will stay low for some time......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 21st, 2020

Howard Gold"s No-Nonsense Investing: Should you buy bonds with yields this low? An expert who has been right for years says yes

Schwab’s Kathy Jones says there’s no risk of inflation right now, so interest rates will stay low for some time......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 21st, 2020

Market Extra: All eyes on Lagarde, as ECB meets following emergency interest rate cuts by Fed, Bank of England

The European Central Bank may be running low on firepower, but market volatility and falling inflation expectations tied to the COVID-19 outbreak provides growing pressure to act more aggressively than previously expected, analysts say......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 12th, 2020

Fed virus-driven cut may test new approach to inflation

U.S. Federal Reserve officials have slashed interest rates half a percentage point because of the coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 3rd, 2020

Fed seen slashing rates amid virus threat, low inflation

The Federal Reserve may need to move aggressively to cut borrowing costs to cushion the economy from the rapid spread of the new coronavirus, in part because interest rates are already low and so is inflation......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 27th, 2020

50% of Americans don"t know if it"s better to invest in a single stock or a mutual fund

Americans are lacking basic knowledge about investing, interest rates and inflation, according to a new report from J.D. Power. And that can negatively affect their ability to build wealth......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 20th, 2020

Rents lift U.S. core inflation; weekly jobless claims rise slightly

U.S. underlying consumer prices picked up in January, while the number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, suggesting the economy was stable enough for the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates on hold this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2020

The Fed: Two Fed officials back keeping interest rates steady

Two Federal Reserve officials backed holding interest rates steady, saying the economy is in good shape and inflation is on track to hit the 2% target......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 10th, 2020

Fed"s Clarida: Current interest-rate stance can "keep economy humming," and get inflation back up to 2%

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2020

U.S. producer prices nudge up as inflation remains benign

U.S. producer prices edged up in December as a rise in the cost of goods was offset by weakness in services, the latest indication of tame inflation pressures that could allow the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates unchanged this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2020

A Fed era is over: Prepare for a more perilous road ahead

The Fed and other central banks have long exercised influence over booms and busts. With interest rates stuck around zero, and inflation seemingly subdued, that era is ending......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2020

U.S. producer prices tick up as inflation remains benign

U.S. producer prices edged up in December as a rise in the cost of goods was offset by weakness in services, the latest indication of tame inflation pressures that could allow the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates unchanged this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2020

U.S. producer prices barely rise as services remain subdued

U.S. producer prices edged up in December as a rise in the cost of goods was offset by weakness in services, the latest indication of tame inflation pressures that could allow the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates unchanged this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2020

U.S. consumer prices gain slightly; underlying inflation tame

U.S. consumer prices rose slightly in December even as households paid more for healthcare, and monthly underlying inflation slowed, supporting the Federal Reserve's desire to keep interest rates unchanged at least through this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 14th, 2020

U.S. consumer prices rise slightly; underlying inflation muted

U.S. consumer prices rose slightly less than expected in December and monthly underlying inflation pressures retreated, which could allow the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates unchanged at least through this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 14th, 2020