The Federal Reserve and other financial regulators have yet to adequately deal with the problem of banks that are viewed as too big to fail—and many of their interventions only heighten the perception, Richmond Fed President JeffreyShow More Summary
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will not attend this summer's central bank meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyo., one of the highest-profile gatherings of international economists and policymakers. The intimate, invite-only gathering in the Grand Tetons has been an important stage for Fed officials to signal shifts in policy. With the central bank in the midst of debating […]
``The Dow's big drop was due in large part to renewed fears that interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve might come sooner than expected this fall.'' -- See also Four Fed banks renewed call for discount rate hike -minutes.
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen plans to skip the central bank’s high-profile conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo., this year.
The Dallas Federal Reserve Bank said that manufacturing activity contracted in Texas for the fifth straight month. The composite indexRead the Rest...
The Richmond Federal Reserve Bank said that manufacturing activity expanded ever-so-slightly in May, an improvement after contracting in both MarchRead the Rest...
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said Monday the central bank expects to follow a "gradual and relatively slow" trajectory of short-term interest-rate increases over the next three to four years to bring borrowing costs back to "normal" levels.
One of the big trades of 2015 has been to short the the euro against the dollar as the European Central Bank (ECB) becomes more aggressive with easy monetary policy and the US Federal Reserve begins to tighten policy with interest rate hikes. The US dollar has been on a tear on this trend, and the euro has been tanking. Show More Summary
By Tanya Agrawal (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were lower on Tuesday ahead of a raft of data and after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated that the central bank could raise interest rates this year. Yellen said on Friday a rate hike would be warranted this year if the economy keeps improving as expected. Show More Summary
In a speech that didn't comment on the monetary policy outlook, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester said Monday U.S. officials need to be aware what impact ultra-low rates are having on the banking sector.
By Emelia Sithole-Matarise LONDON (Reuters) - European shares fell in thin trade on Monday while the dollar powered ahead after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated that the central bank was poised to raise interest rates this year. Show More Summary
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen on Friday said she expected the central bank to raise rates this year as the US economy was on course to bounce back from a sluggish first quarter. ||| FEDERAL Reserve chair Janet Yellen on Friday said...Show More Summary
Richard Drew/AP By Noel Randewich NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks ended weaker Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated that the central bank was poised to raise interest rates this year, in line with Wall Street's expectations. Lackadaisical...Show More Summary
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said Friday she expected the central bank to raise its benchmark short-term interest rate this year if the economy continues to slowly improve.
WASHINGTON/PROVIDENCE (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday said she expected the central bank to raise rates this year as the U.S. economy was on course to bounce back from a sluggish first quarter and as headwinds at home and abroad begin to wane. Show More Summary
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday reaffirmed the central bank’s plans to raise interest rates this year despite new concerns that the nation’s economic recovery may be slowing down. In a speech in Rhode Island, Yellen dismissed disappointing data from earlier this year. Government figures showed growth came to a halt during the first […]
Andrew Harnik/APFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen By Michael Flaherty and Jonathan Spicer WASHINGTON and PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday she expected the central bank to raise rates this year as the U.S. Show More Summary
The Cleveland Fed released the median CPI and the trimmed-mean CPI this morning:According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, the median Consumer Price Index rose 0.2% (2.2% annualized rate) in April. The 16% trimmed-mean Consumer Price Index also rose 0.2% (2.2% annualized rate) during the month. Show More Summary
A former U.S. central bank governor opened the kimono on Federal Reserve decision making, saying little real debate happens at the bank's monetary policy gatherings.
Follow ZeroHedge in Real-Time on FinancialJuice Janet Yellen at the Federal Reserve believes that the partying on Wall Street and in the financial institutions may “lead to trouble”. The world knows that the trouble that they start because...Show More Summary