Submitted by Lance Roberts via STA Wealth Management, With the Federal Reserve now indicating that they are "really serious" about raising interest rates, there have come numerous articles and analysis discussing the impact on asset prices. Show More Summary
The Federal Reserve shouldn't raise its benchmark short-term interest rate in 2015, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota reiterated Tuesday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday it is in "advanced stages" of settlement talks with the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Reserve over previously disclosed investigations into its foreign exchange trading. Show More Summary
What do Senator Elizabeth Warren, Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen, and Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, have in common? For one, all three will appear in Washington this week, at a conference about finance and its relationship to the rest of society. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of investment firm DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday that he believes the U.S. Federal Reserve will probably not raise interest rates this year, in part because of a lack of wage inflation. Show More Summary
Unhappiness with the Federal Reserve may be the ingredient needed to bring bipartisan support to a broader regulatory relief bill.
Bank credit for business is getting easier and cheaper, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey. Banks are easing their credit standards while reducing the interest cost relative to the banks’ costs of funds. The message for businesses: this is the time to bargain. The survey does [...]
Federal Reserve names names; Credit Suisse taken down a peg; Greece outlook: not good; Einhorn no fan of frackers; Guy stuffs $19k of cocaine in his underwear; and more.
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Jon Hilsenrath questions the wisdom of new Congressional efforts to place limits on the Federal Reserve's emergency lending powers.
Janet Yellen says the US Federal Reserve is co-operating with authorities over the alleged leak of confidential information in 2012 ahead of a crucial meeting of the bank's monetary policy panel. ||| Washington - US Federal Reserve chairwoman...Show More Summary
Since we last updated the state of Saudi Arabia's reserve stash, things have gone from bad to worse. It appears the battle to crush US Shale producers is taking its toll as The FT reports, Saudi Arabia is burning through its foreignShow More Summary
The Federal Reserve is providing a congressional panel with the names of its staffers who had contact with a consulting firm that published details of market-sensitive policy deliberations in October 2012, "with the understanding that the names will be kept confidential," Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen said.
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago leader Charles Evans repeats his belief that raising rates this year would be a bad idea.
It’s been well-documented that America’s banks and financial institutions are no longer the loose-and-easy lenders they were several years ago. But newly released data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reveals a less explored implication of that credit tightening: A new geographic divide in how easily Americans can borrow money. Those who live […]
In brief comments Monday, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams sounded an optimistic note on the economy and said he expects to see further improvement in employment as the year moves forward.
From the Federal Reserve: The April 2015 Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending PracticesRegarding loans to businesses, the April survey results indicated that, on balance, banks reported little change in their standards on commercial and industrial (C&I) loans in the first quarter of 2015. Show More Summary
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago leader Charles Evans repeated on Monday his belief that raising rates this year would be a bad idea, especially in the wake of data showing a weak start to the year amid persistently weak levels of inflation.
COLUMBUS, Ind. (Reuters) - With inflation too low and the unemployment rate still higher than normal for the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve should hold off on raising short-term interest rates until early next year, a top Fed policymaker said on Monday. Show More Summary
At MoneyWatch: Ben Bernanke's bad example, by Mark Thoma: The recent announcements that former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has accepted a position as a senior adviser at Pimco and a similar position at hedge fund Citadel have raised questions...
Ben Bernanke is much feistier as a public commentator than he was as Federal Reserve chairman. One knock on Mr. Bernanke during his tenure as Fed chief was that he was too deferential to dissenting views, which sometimes slowed or muted the Fed’s responses to the 2007-2009 financial crisis and its after-effects.