FOMC Statement: Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in September indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a solid rate despite hurricane-related disruptions. Show More Summary
By Patrick O'Hare – Fed decision day is coming. Not the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decision (although that one is coming November 1). No, we're talking about THE decision, which will make the policy decisions...
From the Fed: Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, September 19-20, 2017. Excerpts: In their discussion of monetary policy, all participants agreed that the economy had evolved broadly as they had anticipated at the time of the June meeting and that the incoming data had not materially altered the medium-term economic outlook. Show More Summary
Minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in September show December interest rate hike is likely. There was a debate whether inflation was persistent.
No change in the target range for the federal funds rate, balance sheet unwinding to begin in October: Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement: Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in July indicates that the labor market has...
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!
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
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
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
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
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: 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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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.