From the Philly Fed: The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has released the coincident indexes for the 50 states for May 2016. In the past month, the indexes increased in 38 states, decreased in eight, and remained stable in four, for a one-month diffusion index of 60. Show More Summary
By Howard Schneider WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union may tie the U.S. Federal Reserve to near zero interest rates for far longer than expected, according to new research indicating the U.S. central bank is now tightly bound to international economic conditions. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - A poor U.S. jobs report and uncertainty over the UK referendum on European Union membership convinced a hawkish Federal Reserve official to change tack and back the decision earlier this month to hold off on an interest rate hike, according to a news report. Show More Summary
The Federal Reserve's stress tests of big banks found all 33 have enough capital to withstand a severe economic shock, though Morgan Stanley trailed the rest of Wall Street in a key measure of leverage.... This year, the hypothetical scenarios were seen as especially tough, calling for banks to assume -- in the most severe case -- that U.S. Show More Summary
[No Longer so Live at Project Syndicate:](https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/federal-reserve-bad-forecasts-uncertainty-by-j--bradford-delong-2016-05) I find myself increasingly believing that the side of the scale that says the Federal Reserve is in the process of losing its credibility is the heavier. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve sought to calm global financial markets on Friday by saying it was ready to provide dollar liquidity following Britain's vote to exit the European Union. "The Federal Reserve is prepared...Show More Summary
The US Federal Reserve is following global financial market developments and is prepared to provide dollar liquidity to address market pressure following the UK decision to leave the European Union, the bank said in a statement on Friday.
The Federal Reserve said it is paying close attention to global financial markets and will step in if it needs to, in a statement Friday. Markets are selling off on Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union — a move that...Show More Summary
From the Federal Reserve: The Federal Reserve is carefully monitoring developments in global financial markets, in cooperation with other central banks, following the results of the U.K. referendum on membership in the European Union. Show More Summary
The historic outcome of the British referendum — to leave the EU — is most likely to keep the Federal Reserve dovish for longer. In a record turnout for a UK poll, 51.9% of voters chose to leave the EU versus 48.1% that opted for Britain...Show More Summary
Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. Alicia Munnell, a Harvard-trained economist who studies retirement policy, worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury and served on the president’s Council of … Continue reading ? The post IPA’s weekly links appeared first on Chris Blattman.
A campaign from America’s most notorious billionaires is tugging at our heartstrings—and distorting the debate over inequality. In this year’s first quarter, the Federal Reserve reported last week, the total amount of wealth in the United States nudged over $88 trillion, an all-time record high. Show More Summary
By Ann Saphir SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve, already undecided on when next to raise interest rates, now has one more reason to wait: Britain's vote on Thursday to leave the European Union. Not that the Fed needed another reason. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. short-term interest rates futures rose to contract highs in early U.S. trading on Friday after Britons voted to leave the European Union, spurring traders to expect the Federal Reserve may cut interest rates to help shield the economy from any global fallout. Show More Summary
US banks have been expanding their accumulations of capital and credit-worthiness, putting them in better shape to withstand the financial pressures of any major economic downturn, the US Federal Reserve Board said in a press releas...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A top Federal Reserve policymaker on Thursday dropped his promise to advocate for a U.S. interest-rate hike soon, and suggested that current near-zero rates may not be stimulating the economy as much as thought.Show More Summary
Talk about your cash crops. The New Orleans Federal Reserve mulches up our dirty dollars to help grow food.
By EconMatters This is one of the Few times in financial market history that analysts could with high probability predict a black swan market event. The Federal Reserve is going to lose a lot of money on their Bond Portfolio Holdings over the next 10 years. © EconMatters All Rights Reserved | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Email Digest | Kindle
The U.S.’ largest financial institutions have enough armor to withstand the turmoil of a major and prolonged U.S. and global recession, the Federal Reserve said Thursday. The annual “stress tests” show that the 33 largest financial institutions, including JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Bank of America...
The Federal Reserve announced the results of its latest round of banking stress tests Thursday, saying that the 33 largest financial institutions in the US look safer. The tests, conducted since 2009 and mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act...Show More Summary