Keyword: Fed

  • It would be 'foolish' for Fed to raise interest rates - Trump
    It would be 'foolish' for Fed to raise interest rates - Trump
    12/12

    United States President Donald Trump said it would bad if the Federal Reserve raised interest rates further, continuing his criticism of the central bank.

    Trump said the ...

  • Bullard: Fed could postpone December rate hike
    Bullard: Fed could postpone December rate hike
    12/7

    President of the St. Louis Federal Reserve bank James Bullard said on Friday that the Fed could consider delaying its widely anticipated December interest rate hike til January because of an inverted yield curve. "Yield curve invers...

  • Economy 'performing very well overall' - Powell
    Economy 'performing very well overall' - Powell
    12/7

    Chair of the United States Federal Reserve Jerome Powell reported that the country's economy is currently "performing very well overall," with strong job creation and wages that are gradually rising.

    The unemploymen...

  • Fed mulling 'wait-and-see' tactics after rate hike - report
    Fed mulling 'wait-and-see' tactics after rate hike - report
    12/6

    The Federal Reserve is mulling a new "wait-and-see" tactics if they implement a highly expected interest rate hike later in December, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The change in the central bank's approach t...

  • Fed's Bostic says interest rates are almost 'neutral'
    Fed's Bostic says interest rates are almost 'neutral'
    12/6

    President of the Atlanta Federal Reserve Raphael Bostic said on Thursday that he believes the interest rates are "within shouting distance of neutral," media reported. During his speech at the University of Georgia, the officia...

  • Fed Beige Book: Growth stays modest to moderate
    Fed Beige Book: Growth stays modest to moderate
    12/5

    From mid-October through late November, new home construction and sales of existing houses and flats tended to decline or hold steady, the United States Federal Reserve said on Wednesday in this year's eighth and ultimate regular rep...

  • Neutral rate range goes to 3.5% – Fed's Quarles
    Neutral rate range goes to 3.5% – Fed's Quarles
    12/3

    The Federal Reserve's vice chair for supervision told participants at an event organized by the Council on Foreign Relations that economic trends show policymakers are "doing a pretty good job" in preventing the inflation f...

  • Fed is data-oriented, Mnuchin says
    Fed is data-oriented, Mnuchin says
    12/3

    United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin stated to CNBC that he believes the current Federal Reserve officials are "data-oriented" and make their decisions based on numbers. "They will react to numbers, this is not ...

  • Fed's Kaplan: Economy in 2019 may look very different
    Fed's Kaplan: Economy in 2019 may look very different
    12/3

    President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Kaplan stated that the domestic economy may shape up differently by the end of the first half of next year, FT reported on Monday. According to the central banker, fiscal stimulus so...

  • Kashkari: Rates should be intact when job creation is strong
    Kashkari: Rates should be intact when job creation is strong
    11/30

    Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari told CNBC on Friday that the Fed should refrain from raising rates at time when job creation is "strong" and inflation remains "tame." He said he thinks the ...

  • Fed minutes: December rate hike possible
    Fed minutes: December rate hike possible
    11/29

    Another interest rate hike is possible in December, according to the minutes of the United States Federal Reserve released on Thursday. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) pointed towards the possibility of the Fed raising benchmark...

  • Rate hikes to show impact in year or more – Powell
    Rate hikes to show impact in year or more – Powell
    11/28

    The head of the United States Federal Reserve expressed belief financial stability risks are "moderate" and that the largest lenders are able to withstand an "extremely severe downturn." However, there are areas where...

  • Dow jumps 400 points, breaks 25,000 on Fed remarks
    Dow jumps 400 points, breaks 25,000 on Fed remarks
    11/28

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index jumped 400 points on Wednesday, breaking the 25,000 level as investors digested Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's remarks on interest rates. Speaking in New York, the Fed head expressed...

  • Trade, Brexit, Eurozone, China carry risks – Fed
    Trade, Brexit, Eurozone, China carry risks – Fed
    11/28

    "Adverse shocks" in scenarios outlined on Wednesday by the United States Federal Reserve were perceived as potentially causing a "particularly large" drop in asset prices, "given that valuations appear elevated r...

  • Trump 'not even a little bit happy' with Fed's Powell
    Trump 'not even a little bit happy' with Fed's Powell
    11/27

    United States President Donald Trump expressed once again his disapproval of the Federal Reserve and its chairman, Jerome Powell. In an interview with the Washington Post, Trump s...

  • Fed's Clarida stresses hikes depend on data
    Fed's Clarida stresses hikes depend on data
    11/27

    Richard Clarida, one of the governors of the United States Federal Reserve, told the audience at a conference in New York that he is confident economic growth would persist next year and set a record-long expansion. In remarks delivered ...

  • Trump praises oil plunge, calls for lower Fed rates
    Trump praises oil plunge, calls for lower Fed rates
    11/25

    United States President Donald Trump reiterated his stance that the US Federal Reserve should lower interest rates. Trump also once again praised...

  • Trump: I want oil prices, Fed rates lower
    Trump: I want oil prices, Fed rates lower
    11/20

    United States President Donald Trump stated told reporters at the White House on Tuesday that he would want oil prices, as well as Federal Reserve's key interest rates to go lower. Trump's comments come amid a selloff...

  • Fed's Williams: Despite good economy, long term issues remain
    Fed's Williams: Despite good economy, long term issues remain
    11/19

    John Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, said on Monday that the United States economy is in a good state, with a strong labor market that is creating a lot of jobs. However, he pointe...

  • Fed's Harker unsure about December rate rise
    Fed's Harker unsure about December rate rise
    11/17

    President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Patrick Harker warned that domestic and global uncertainties could have a negative impact on growth. He cited the evolution of the fiscal policy past tax cuts, as well as trade policy...