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Core PCE Prices YoY (“Inflation”) Fall To 1.4% In July (The Dreaded Inflation Mirage)

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) are frustrated in their inability to generate even 2% inflation (as they define it). The post Core PCE Prices YoY (“Inflation”) Fall To 1.4% In July (The Dreaded Inflation Mirage) was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!

Fed Flummoxed by Broken Jobs-Inflation Link

Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee's July meeting show a growing debate about inflation and why it's retreating, instead of advancing, in the face of 4.3 percent unemployment. The central bank is puzzled that prices have been...Show More Summary

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, AMZN, CSCO)

Here is what you need to know. Most Fed officials support a move toward unwinding the Fed's balance sheet. Wednesday's release of the minutes from the July Federal Open Market Committee meeting showed most Federal Reserve officials supporting...Show More Summary

FOMC Minutes: Balance Sheet Normalization "Relatively soon"

From the Fed: Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, July 25-26, 2017. Excerpts: Participants also discussed the appropriate time to implement the plan for reducing the Federal Reserve's securities holdings that was announced in June in the Committee's postmeeting statement and its Addendum to the Policy Normalization Principles and Plans. Show More Summary

Here come the Fed minutes ...

The Federal Reserve is set to release the minutes of its July 2017 policy meeting at 2 p.m. ET. At that meeting, the Federal Open Markets Committee voted to leave interest rates unchanged, as expected. It also indicated that it planned...Show More Summary

Ten Years and Eleven Days Ago at Grasping Reality: August 1, 2007

I was identifying the Fed as behind the curve: John Berry on the Fed's Decisions This Week : He writes, for Bloomberg: "The Federal Open Market Committee will keep its overnight lending rate target at 5.25 percent and say its 'predominant policy concern' is that inflation may not moderate... Show More Summary

FOMC Statement: No Change to Policy, Balance Sheet Change Coming "Relatively Soon"

FOMC Statement: Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising moderately so far this year. Job gains have been solid, on average, since the beginning of the year, and the unemployment rate has declined. Show More Summary

What does it mean when the Fed says it should ‘normalize’?

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference after a two-day Federal Open Market Committee  meeting in Washington in March 2017. Photo by REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Editor’s note: Cutting taxes while beefing up the military. Show More Summary

3 Stocks Janet Yellen Would Buy

During the June press conference of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen downplayed the recent slowdown in inflation. She even went so far as to call attention

What the FOMC Minutes Reveal about Normalization

The Federal Reserve released the minutes from its June policy-setting meeting yesterday afternoon.  The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) minutes reflect an economic outlook consistent with recent public comments made by Fed officials:...Show More Summary

What you need to know on Wall Street today

Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider's summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Does Minneapolis Fed president Neel Kashkari have any dovish allies on the Fed's Open Market Committee who are skeptical of further interest-rate...Show More Summary

The Fed is divided over when to start unwinding its massive balance sheet

The Fed is divided over when to start paring down its massive balance sheet, minutes of the policy meeting in June showed. Members of Federal Open Market Committee voted at that meeting to raise interest rates, which was a further step...Show More Summary

FOMC Minutes: Inflation Discussions

From the Fed: Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, June 13-14, 2017. Excerpts: With regard to the outlook for inflation, some participants emphasized downside risks, particularly in light of the recent low readings on inflation...Show More Summary

10 things you need to know before European markets open

Good morning! Here's what you need to know. 1. Sterling surged to its highest in a week against the euro on Thursday after three members of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee surprised financial markets by voting for a rise in interest rates. Show More Summary

FOMC Voted to Hike Rates at its June Meeting, Plans to Reduce its Balance Sheet Starting this Year

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) voted to raise short-term interest rates for only the third time since the financial crisis at the conclusion of its June 13–14 meeting, as... The post FOMC Voted to Hike Rates at its June Meeting, Plans to Reduce its Balance Sheet Starting this Year appeared first on Shopfloor.

ETF Flyer: Long-Term Treasuries Rise

Following the Federal Open Market Committee's rate hike on Wednesday, long-term treasuries-tracking exchange-traded funds climbed to the top of the heap.

The Fed boosts its outlook for the US economy

The Federal Open Markets Committee voted to raise its benchmark interest rate after a two-day meeting, as virtually everyone was expecting. It also released its latest Summary of Economic Projections. The Fed now expects real GDP to grow around 2.1% to 2.2% in 2017, compared to its previous outlook of 2.0% to 2.2%. Show More Summary

FOMC Statement: 25bps Rate Hike

Note: The FOMC also released an Implementation Note: Decisions Regarding Monetary Policy ImplementationFOMC Statement: Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in May indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising moderately so far this year. Show More Summary

A Reminder Of The "Risk Free" Trade Ahead Of Tomorrow's Fed Announcement

In short, buy stocks. Remember that 2011 NY Fed study which found that since 1994, a stunning 80% of all equity returns on U.S. stocks were generated over the twenty-four hours preceding scheduled Federal Open Market Committee announcements,...Show More Summary

FOMC Ahead

Tim Duy: The recent inflation data doesn't exactly support the Federal Reserve’s monetary tightening plans. Chair Janet Yellen and her colleagues will surely take note of the weakness at this week’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting, but they will downplay...

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