By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares edged up on Thursday on vague hopes of a rescue deal for Greece while the dollar was at the helm in currency markets on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise rates later this year. Show More Summary
Global stocks rebounded. Tech stocks were strongest after reports that Avago Technologies (AVGO) is in advanced talks to buy Broadcom (BRCM). Still unsolved: Will Greece pay its bills? When will the Federal Reserve raise interest rates? Stay tuned. Show More Summary
Did it really work? It's a question many investors are pondering seven months after the conclusion of the Federal Reserve's massive quantitative easing (QE) program, in which trillions of
Federal Reserve Chairperson, Janet Yellen, recently gave a speech at the Finance and Society conference. The U.S. market declined somewhat following her speech, as she commented: “I guess I would highlight that equity market valuations at this point generally are quite high. Now they’re not so high when you compare [...]
Many Americans are not financially prepared for retirement, with almost a third of working adults without savings or a pension, according to a Federal Reserve survey published on Wednesday. The Fed’s 2014 Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking found that about 38 percent of the more...
Americans are feeling better about their household finances but many remain on shaky ground when it comes to saving for emergency expenses and retirement, according to a Federal Reserve survey.
Asian stocks sagged and the dollar stood tall on Wednesday on growing prospects the Federal Reserve was on track to raise interest rates later this year. ||| Tokyo - Asian stocks sagged and the dollar stood tall on Wednesday on growing...Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Wednesday there were no signs of extreme movements in the U.S. real estate and financial markets, but criticized the U.S. Congress for failing to approve the IMF reform measures. Show More Summary
While the Federal Reserve acknowledges the impact of its actions on global markets, it is ultimately focused on the health of the US economy.
By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks sagged and the dollar stood tall on Wednesday on growing prospects the Federal Reserve was on track to raise interest rates later this year and concerns that financial woes could engulf Spain in addition to Greece. Show More Summary
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
A big part of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy over the last several years has focused on trying to manage consumers' and investors' long-term inflation expectations. Unfortunately, a new study shows that those expectations are not always right. St. Show 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.
US dollar rises with speculation about Federal Reserve's pending rate hike.
Federal Reserve official says rate hike pace could be slowed if global growth hurts US economy.
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve should weigh the impact of its policy decisions on global economies and should expect spillovers back to the U.S. economy once it starts raising interest rates, a top Fed official said on Tuesday. Show More Summary
The Federal Reserve could take a slower approach to raising interest rates if weaker-than-expected growth overseas affects the U.S. economy, Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said.
The Federal Reserve can always slow the pace at which it normalizes interest rates. That was the basic message of Fed vice chair Stanley Fischer, who spoke at Tel Aviv University in Israel on Tuesday. "The tightening of U.S. policy will begin only when the U.S. Show More Summary