In an effort to bolster the country's economic health amid the financial crisis, the Federal Reserve embarked on an ambitious monetary policy known as quantitative easing, the effects of which remain somewhat unknown. But years intoShow More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks headed lower Tuesday as investors continued to worry about the Federal Reserve Stocks Sink On Fed, US Consumer Spending Worries - -
The consensus on Wall Street still appears to be that the Federal Open Market Committee will refrain from announcing the first tapering of the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing program until its March policy meeting. However, good...Show More Summary
A key Federal Reserve Bank of New York staffer said Monday markets may not have been as surprised by the central bank's decision to press forward with its easy-money policies in September as many now assert.
WASHINGTON -- Easy-money policies by the Federal Reserve and other central banks have left the U.S. and other economies "increasingly at risk," bond guru Bill Gross warned.
Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street as investors hold back ahead of economic reports that could influence when the Federal Reserve will start reducing its stimulus. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 72 points, or 0.5%, to 15,937 in the first few minutes of trading Tuesday. Show More Summary
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Gold-mining stocks — not the bond market — may surprisingly be the most sensitive barometer for traders’ Federal Reserve worries. Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) dug itself a fresh five-year low Monday. The ETF is down 4.7% to $21.24 this afternoon. Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ), representing small, more speculative companies, is [...]
It was a historically bad month for gold, whose 5.5% drop marked the metal's worst November performance since 1978. Gold's price is down again Monday morning. Blame a combo of improving economic data, Federal Reserve "taper" chatter,...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday, indicating the S&P 500 may fall for a third consecutive day on concerns a reduction in stimulus by the Federal Reserve may be on the horizon earlier than some had anticipated.
By Salil Mehta: In a May 2013 testimony to the Joint Economic Council, Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke stated that the FOMC has made it clear, "it is prepared to increase or reduce the pace of its asset purchases to ensure that the...Show More Summary
Gold prices held near their lowest since early July after US data fuelled expectations that the Federal Reserve is set to taper its monetary stimulus. ||| London - Gold prices held near their lowest since early July on Tuesday afterShow More Summary
European stocks edged down to one-week lows, led by miners. ||| London - European stocks edged down to one-week lows on Tuesday, led by miners, after strong US data heightened concern the Federal Reserve will scale back stimulus sooner rather than later. Show More Summary
Asian shares hit the skids as a batch of upbeat US economic data confirmed the Federal Reserve's inexorable tilt towards reducing its stimulus soon. ||| Tokyo - Asian shares hit the skids and the dollar stood tall on Tuesday as a batch...Show More Summary
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York announced Monday that Alberto Musalem will lead its emerging markets and international affairs group starting next month.
Asian shares eased on Tuesday as unexpectedly strong US factory activity bolstered expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon trim its stimulus. ||| Tokyo - Asian shares eased and the dollar firmed on Tuesday as unexpectedly strong...Show More Summary
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares eased and the dollar firmed on Tuesday as unexpectedly strong U.S. factory activity bolstered expectations the Federal Reserve will soon trim its stimulus, while the yen tumbled on speculation of further central bank easi...
Stocks fell Monday, bucking a trend of record-breaking gains, amid mixed reports on Black Friday shopping and concerns that the Federal Reserve might soon end its stimulus policy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than it has since Nov. Show More Summary
Janet Yellen is set to take the lead role at the Federal Reserve once Chairman Ben Bernanke steps down, and her challenge is set up for her: how to taper and begin exiting the Fed's easy stance without spooking the market or derailing the recovery.