Via ConvergEx's Nick Colas, The Federal Reserve’s long-term influence hinges in part on its ability to convince millennials that its current policies can help push inflation closer to the central bank’s 2% goal. That’s not as easy as...Show More Summary
By Jason Lange and Ann Saphir JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policymakers are signaling they could raise U.S. interest rates soon but they are already weighing new tools they may need to fight the next recession. A solid U.S. Show More Summary
Former Congressman Barney Frank, one of the architects of the failed Dodd-Frank “Wall Street Reform” act” called on the apolitical Federal Reserve to keep interest rates low fearing that if the American economy slipped into recession Hillary may lose.
In her speech today at the Federal Reserve’s annual conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Fed Chair Janet Yellen stated that “the case for an increase in the federal funds rate has strengthened in recent months.” She based that view on...Show More Summary
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve could push banks to lend more by paying Wall Street smaller returns on money stashed at the U.S. central bank when inflation is low, according to an academic paper presented on Saturday. Show More Summary
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen argued for raising U.S. interest rates in recent months because of improvements in the labor market and expectations for moderate economic growth.
USA TODAY's Nathan Bomey says Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen argued for raising U.S. interest rates in recent months because of improvements in the labor market and expectations for moderate economic growth.
The Federal Reserve chairwoman said the Fed's decisions will depend on data to confirm its outlook.
U.S. stocks slipped in a volatile session, as remarks from Federal Reserve officials lifted optimism on the economy while also bolstering speculation interest rates could rise as soon as next month.A speech by Fed Chair Janet YellenShow More Summary
Stocks gave up serious early gains for a wild swing during a day that was full of speeches from members of the Federal Reserve. The Dow was over 100 points into the green on Friday directly following Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech at the Jackson Hold conference. Show More Summary
Talk about a range of outcomes. In perhaps the biggest monetary policy speech of the year, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday discussed the outlook for the economy, Fed policy, and the long-term health of monetary policy more...Show More Summary
Members of Fed Up demonstrate outside a Federal Reserve building. (Fed Up) Black and Latino working-class activists attempted to hold leading U.S. economic policymakers accountable to communities of color by posing tough questions...Show More Summary
By David Chance WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For all the talk of a radical shift in central banking policy, from the permanent use of negative rates to helicopter money drops, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen appears to believe she can tackle any future downturn using the tools currently at her disposal. Show More Summary
Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Would Another $4 Trillion In QE Work? Just recently, David Reifschneider, deputy director of the division of research and statistics for the Federal Reserve board in Washington,...Show More Summary
Today Fed Chair Janet Yellen gave a speech at the “Designing Resilient Monetary Policy Frameworks for the Future,” symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Her speech was on The Federal Reserve’s Monetary Policy Toolkit: Past, Present, and Future.
After two days of losses, Wall Street adds to retreat as cheer evaporates after Federal Reserve chair's speech in Wyoming
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the case for raising interest rates has strengthened in light of a solid job market and an improved outlook for the US economy and inflation, reports the AP. So does that mean rates are going up? We'll have to stay tuned, because...
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's "biggest speech of the year" has come and gone. And traders are acting like they heard nothing groundbreaking. The main headline from Yellen's speech was that she believed the case for another interest...Show More Summary
Global risk markets have had amassive “waiting for Godot” moment. They have been waiting for today’s speech by Federal Reserve Chair Yellen, which they believe will be the key to future positioning. Her speech will provide ammunition for a “risk on” or “risk off” stance. While waiting for cues from the [...]
The rate increase could come at the Federal Reserve's September policy meeting.