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Sliding U.S. Inflation May Provoke Fed Rate Cut Later This Year - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 18:09:00 GMT

Sliding U.S. Inflation May Provoke Fed Rate Cut Later This Year  Bloomberg

U.S. inflation is sliding again, and this time Federal Reserve officials may feel compelled to respond.

The Fed's key interest rate keeps climbing, and that could become a problem - CNBC

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:34:59 GMT

The Fed's key interest rate keeps climbing, and that could become a problem  CNBC

The Federal Reserve's benchmark interest rate has inched up to its highest level in 11 years even though the central bank has sent a clear message that it is ...

After the Cain fiasco, Trump probably will change strategy for the Fed - CNBC

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:11:46 GMT

After the Cain fiasco, Trump probably will change strategy for the Fed  CNBC

President Donald Trump doesn't like to lose, but his two recent recommendations for posts on the Federal Reserve board have come up short. Former GOP ...

Mohamed El-Erian: The Fed has swung from 'too hawkish' to 'too dovish' - CNBC

Published: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Mohamed El-Erian: The Fed has swung from 'too hawkish' to 'too dovish'  CNBC

The U.S. Federal Reserve has switched from a stance that was "too hawkish" at the end of last year to "too dovish" presently, according to Mohamed El-Erian, ...

Criticism mounts of Trump pick for U.S. Federal Reserve - Reuters

Published: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Criticism mounts of Trump pick for U.S. Federal Reserve  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Potential Federal Reserve board nominee Stephen Moore, picked by U.S. President Donald Trump, faced new criticism on Friday, ...

No need for the Fed to enter 'panic mode' and cut rates now, says Moody's - CNBC

Published: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

No need for the Fed to enter 'panic mode' and cut rates now, says Moody's  CNBC

Top White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow and Heritage Foundation fellow Stephen Moore have both said the U.S. Federal Reserve should cut interest ...

Fed proposes blueprint for bank-controlling companies - Reuters

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:13:00 GMT

Fed proposes blueprint for bank-controlling companies  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve on Tuesday proposed a framework for determining when a company has taken control of a bank and must ...

Herman Cain Withdraws From Federal Reserve Board Nomination Process - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 00:31:00 GMT

Herman Cain Withdraws From Federal Reserve Board Nomination Process  The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—Herman Cain withdrew from consideration for the Federal Reserve Board on Monday, saying he did so primarily because of the salary, not the ...

Stocks Just Hit a Record. Thank the Fed. - The New York Times

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:03:55 GMT

Stocks Just Hit a Record. Thank the Fed.  The New York Times

The bull market lives, thanks to the Federal Reserve's new, more relaxed approach to interest rates.

The Fed is in worse shape than the economy as post-crisis expansion reaches a decade - CNBC

Published: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:01:00 GMT

The Fed is in worse shape than the economy as post-crisis expansion reaches a decade  CNBC

At the 10-year mark for the economic expansion, the Fed's capitulation to President Trump's wishes for an end to interest rate hikes imperils the Fed more than ...

The High-Stakes Battle Between Donald Trump and the Federal Reserve - The New Yorker

Published: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The High-Stakes Battle Between Donald Trump and the Federal Reserve  The New Yorker

John Cassidy on Trump's efforts to exert his influence over the Federal Reserve and to appoint two of his political supporters, Stephen Moore and Hermain Cain, ...

Fed policymakers do not want rate cuts, not even the doves - Reuters

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fed policymakers do not want rate cuts, not even the doves  Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Barely a week after the U.S. Federal Reserve called a halt to interest rate hikes, policymakers are now battling a view growing in ...

DIARY-Top Economic Events to May 30 - Reuters

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:02:00 GMT

DIARY-Top Economic Events to May 30  Reuters

April 25 (Reuters) -. For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events. Emerging Markets Economic Events. Government Debt Auctions. Political and General ...

Analysis | What Trump Can (And Can't) Do to Steer Fed Policy - Washington Post

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:57:02 GMT

Analysis | What Trump Can (And Can't) Do to Steer Fed Policy  Washington Post

President Donald Trump is unhappy that the U.S. Federal Reserve under the chairman he chose, Jerome Powell, raised interest rates. But while the president ...

Stephen Moore’s Columns Deriding Women Raise New Questions for Trump Fed Pick - The New York Times

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:16:52 GMT

Stephen Moore’s Columns Deriding Women Raise New Questions for Trump Fed Pick  The New York Times

Mr. Moore's past columns and appearances contain potential roadblocks to confirmation — including a history of writing about women in unflattering terms.

Trump puts Fed independence at risk with Cain and Moore picks, but it will survive - USA TODAY

Published: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trump puts Fed independence at risk with Cain and Moore picks, but it will survive  USA TODAY

Herman Cain and Stephen Moore would do their best to give Trump what he wants. But if confirmed to the Fed board, they'd be only two of seven members.

Fed should 'communicate comfort' with slightly higher inflation: Evans - Reuters

Published: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fed should 'communicate comfort' with slightly higher inflation: Evans  Reuters

The U.S. Federal Reserve should embrace inflation above its target half the time and consider cutting rates if prices do not rise as fast as expected, a top ...

Trump Can’t Easily Break the Fed - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Trump Can’t Easily Break the Fed  Bloomberg

President Donald Trump keeps attacking the Federal Reserve, and has recently moved toward appointing loyalists to the Fed's governing board. This has ...

MONEY MARKETS-U.S. fed funds rate holds at 2.44% for three sessions - Reuters

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:10:00 GMT

MONEY MARKETS-U.S. fed funds rate holds at 2.44% for three sessions  Reuters

The average borrowing cost for U.S. banks to borrow excess reserves overnight was unchanged on Tuesday, holding above what the Federal Reserve pays on ...

Would a political Fed rescue the world? - Reuters

Published: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Would a political Fed rescue the world?  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As a financial crisis spread across the globe in September of 2008, the U.S. Federal Reserve gathered in an emergency atmosphere ...

The Fed Fights a New Bank It Fears. The Startup Sees Nothing to Worry About - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:00:00 GMT

The Fed Fights a New Bank It Fears. The Startup Sees Nothing to Worry About  Bloomberg

The Federal Reserve is trying to kill a fledgling bank before the newfangled business takes root, arguing it's a dangerous idea. The nascent company says ...

US Federal Reserve System Exposed to Increased Risk of Unauthorized Access - BleepingComputer

Published: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

US Federal Reserve System Exposed to Increased Risk of Unauthorized Access  BleepingComputer

Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) systems are exposed to an increased risk of unauthorized access because of security weaknesses found in the U.S. Treasury ...

DIARY-Federal Reserve Events - Yahoo News

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:00:00 GMT

DIARY-Federal Reserve Events  Yahoo News

***Denotes a new entry. --------------------------------------------------------. FOMC MEETING DATES: 2019. April 30-May 1 (second day: statement released 1400 ...

Moore and Cain Could Fix the Federal Reserve - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Moore and Cain Could Fix the Federal Reserve  Bloomberg

Longtime observers of the U.S. Federal Reserve are aghast at President Donald Trump's plan to place Stephen Moore and Herman Cain on the central bank's ...

Trump Says He Won’t Nominate Herman Cain to Federal Reserve - U.S. News & World Report

Published: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:24:00 GMT

Trump Says He Won’t Nominate Herman Cain to Federal Reserve  U.S. News & World Report

President Donald Trump on Monday said that he won't nominate businessman Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve Board amid major scrutiny of his potential ...

Mitt Romney poses a major headache for Trump on Fed appointments - CNBC

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:28:03 GMT

Mitt Romney poses a major headache for Trump on Fed appointments  CNBC

President Donald Trump's effort to stack the Federal Reserve with ideological allies has run into a familiar foe: Republican Sen. Mitt Romney.

What Trump Can (And Can't) Do to Steer Federal Reserve Policy - Fortune

Published: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

What Trump Can (And Can't) Do to Steer Federal Reserve Policy  Fortune

President Donald Trump is unhappy that the U.S. Federal Reserve under the chairman he chose, Jerome Powell, raised interest rates. But while the president ...

America's wealthy investors say Fed-induced stock rally has plenty of life left — maybe years - CNBC

Published: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:59:59 GMT

America's wealthy investors say Fed-induced stock rally has plenty of life left — maybe years  CNBC

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell isn't the only market player who may be guilty of a little capitulation. Millionaire investors began 2019 with major ...

Donald Trump must be stopped from packing the US Federal Reserve - Financial Times

Published: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Donald Trump must be stopped from packing the US Federal Reserve  Financial Times

Charitable souls may have written off Donald Trump's nomination of Stephen Moore to the board of the US Federal Reserve as an accident. To follow a week ...

Fed should consider holding more short-term bonds: Rosengren - Reuters

Published: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fed should consider holding more short-term bonds: Rosengren  Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve should consider raising the proportion of short-term Treasury bonds it holds to give itself more options to ...

U.S. Fed to buy $300 bln in Treasuries in FY 2020 - TD - Reuters

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:16:00 GMT

U.S. Fed to buy $300 bln in Treasuries in FY 2020 - TD  Reuters

The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to purchase $300 billion in U.S. government securities on the open market in fiscal year 2020 after it ends the ...

Fed could build firepower for new Operation Twist: Harker - Reuters

Published: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fed could build firepower for new Operation Twist: Harker  Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve intends to shorten the duration of bonds it has on its balance sheet to build some firepower in case it needs ...

Traders Redouble Dovish Bets Even as Case for Fed Cut Dwindles - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:38:00 GMT

Traders Redouble Dovish Bets Even as Case for Fed Cut Dwindles  Bloomberg

A brighter economic outlook has infused rates and currency markets in the past few weeks, but for some that's only presented an opportunity to prepare for the ...

Fed officials are leaving the door open for more rate hikes if the economy improves, minutes say - CNBC

Published: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fed officials are leaving the door open for more rate hikes if the economy improves, minutes say  CNBC

Federal Reserve officials at their most recent meeting left room for the possibility of interest rate increases before the end of the year, should economic conditions ...

Federal Reserve 'Independence' Means It's Free to Serve the Financial Industry - FAIR

Published: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Federal Reserve 'Independence' Means It's Free to Serve the Financial Industry  FAIR

Neil Irwin had a New York Times article (4/6/19) warning readers of the potential harm if the Federal Reserve loses its independence. The basis for the warning ...

The Federal Reserve Is Courting Trouble - The New York Times

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Federal Reserve Is Courting Trouble  The New York Times

Stephen Moore and Herman Cain aren't the only problems. The Fed needs to make changes to avoid repeating its post-recession mistakes.

MONEY MARKETS-U.S. fed funds rate holds at 2.44% - Reuters

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 13:14:00 GMT

MONEY MARKETS-U.S. fed funds rate holds at 2.44%  Reuters

The average borrowing cost for U.S. banks to borrow excess reserves overnight was unchanged on Monday, holding above what the Federal Reserve pays on ...

U.S. Federal reserve provides more information on bank stress tests - Reuters

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. Federal reserve provides more information on bank stress tests  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve provided additional information on its 2019 bank stress testing models on Thursday, following through on ...

MONEY MARKETS-U.S. fed funds rate's premium over interest on... - Reuters

Published: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:54:00 GMT

MONEY MARKETS-U.S. fed funds rate's premium over interest on...  Reuters

(Adds background, quote, graphic). NEW YORK, April 22 (Reuters) - The average borrowing cost for U.S. banks to borrow excess reserves overnight increased ...

U.S. economy grew moderately despite trade issues and floods, Federal Reserve says - Los Angeles Times

Published: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 20:15:00 GMT

U.S. economy grew moderately despite trade issues and floods, Federal Reserve says  Los Angeles Times

The Federal Reserve said Wednesday the U.S. economy expanded at a moderate pace in March and early April, despite uncertainty caused by trade tensions ...

Fed Seems Resigned to Bubble Risk in Effort to Extend Expansion - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT

Fed Seems Resigned to Bubble Risk in Effort to Extend Expansion  Bloomberg

Some Federal Reserve policy makers seem resigned to running a heightened risk of asset bubbles and other financial excesses as they seek to keep the ...

US Treasury yields fall amid softer economic data in Europe - CNBC

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:55:45 GMT

US Treasury yields fall amid softer economic data in Europe  CNBC

U.S. government debt yields followed European rates lower after new data suggested a gloomier economic outlook amid German business leaders.

Trump Picks Herman Cain for Fed Seat - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trump Picks Herman Cain for Fed Seat  The Wall Street Journal

President Trump intends to nominate former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve's board, signaling his desire to remake the central ...

The Federal Reserve Board Shouldn’t Be a Ph.D.-Only Zone - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Federal Reserve Board Shouldn’t Be a Ph.D.-Only Zone  Bloomberg

There are reasons not to give Stephen Moore a job at the Fed, but his academic background isn't one of them.

Tyler Cowen: Trump's next choice should be ... boring - Newsday

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 21:00:00 GMT

Tyler Cowen: Trump's next choice should be ... boring  Newsday

A good choice for the Fed should probably be considered a little boring. He or she should not provoke too much discussion or trend too often on Twitter.

US Federal Reserve could follow ECB in crisis mode Apr 12, 2019 - New Europe

Published: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 05:45:00 GMT

US Federal Reserve could follow ECB in crisis mode Apr 12, 2019  New Europe

The US Federal Reserve is weighing “significant uncertainties” over the US and global economic outlook with markets expecting to see a shift in the interest rate ...

Why Trump Should Leave the Fed Alone - Foreign Affairs Magazine

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:26:15 GMT

Why Trump Should Leave the Fed Alone  Foreign Affairs Magazine

ALAN S. BLINDER is Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University. From 1994 to 1996, he served as Vice ...

The Federal Reserve Should ‘Put America First’ - Barron's

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Federal Reserve Should ‘Put America First’  Barron's

Interest rates on three-month U.S. Treasury bills were slightly higher than the yield on 10-year Treasury notes for most of this past week. The simplest ...

Keep the Federal Reserve I Love Alive - The New York Times

Published: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Keep the Federal Reserve I Love Alive  The New York Times

The economist N. Gregory Mankiw says he loves the central bank but fears for its future as one of America's great institutions.

These five charts show how bad the student loan debt situation is - NBC News

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:00:00 GMT

These five charts show how bad the student loan debt situation is  NBC News

One in five adult Americans carry student loan debt. The issue returned to the headlines this week, when Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth ...

Trump's pick for Federal Reserve owes more than $75,000 in taxes, court record shows - CNBC

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trump's pick for Federal Reserve owes more than $75,000 in taxes, court record shows  CNBC

President Donald Trump's presumptive nominee for the Federal Reserve, Stephen Moore, owes more than $75,000 in unpaid federal income taxes and related ...

End to $1 Trillion Buyback Binge May Help ‘Uniquely Hated’ Asset - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 11:30:00 GMT

End to $1 Trillion Buyback Binge May Help ‘Uniquely Hated’ Asset  Bloomberg

No other asset globally is as hated as European equities. But, according to Sanford C. Bernstein strategists, the region's stocks have one big advantage that ...

Herman Cain: Trump plans to escalate Trumpification of Fed Reserve - Vox.com

Published: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Herman Cain: Trump plans to escalate Trumpification of Fed Reserve  Vox.com

For the second time in a month, President Donald Trump is reportedly set to make a controversial nomination to the Federal Reserve Board. Axios reported ...

US Federal Reserve System - ISBuzz News

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

US Federal Reserve System  ISBuzz News

As reported by BleepingComputer, a report issued by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), states that Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) systems are ...

To Improve 2020 Odds, Trump Stacking The Bench At The Fed - Forbes

Published: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 15:13:00 GMT

To Improve 2020 Odds, Trump Stacking The Bench At The Fed  Forbes

Trump has gone on the record as not being too pleased with his own pick for the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell. Now he is actively stacking the bench at the ...

Experts Weigh In On Cuts To Federal Reserve Growth Projections - Benzinga

Published: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Experts Weigh In On Cuts To Federal Reserve Growth Projections  Benzinga

The U.S. Federal Reserve joined the central banks of Europe, China and elsewhere last week in cutting 2019 economic growth projections. The Fed is now ...

Fed sets agenda for Chicago 'framework' conference in June - Reuters

Published: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fed sets agenda for Chicago 'framework' conference in June  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve on Monday released the agenda for a June conference to review how it conducts monetary policy, pulling ...

Donald Trump blasts Federal Reserve for 'destructive actions' in U.S. economy - Washington Times

Published: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Donald Trump blasts Federal Reserve for 'destructive actions' in U.S. economy  Washington Times

President Trump said Thursday the Federal Reserve took "unnecessary and destructive actions," although he praised the rest of the U.S. economy.

What did the Federal Reserve see that investors did not? - Financial Times

Published: Sun, 07 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

What did the Federal Reserve see that investors did not?  Financial Times

The US Federal Reserve shocked markets last month by pausing plans to keep raising interest rates while trimming the assets on its balance sheet. Markets had ...

Jim Rickards: The Fed's Options 'Are All Bad' - TheStreet.com

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 19:16:58 GMT

Jim Rickards: The Fed's Options 'Are All Bad'  TheStreet.com

The Federal Reserve is caught in a difficult situation of having to raise rates without causing another recession, said best-selling author Jim Rickards.

Is Cincinnati the armpit of America? Trump's pick for the Fed board said it was. - Cincinnati.com

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 21:12:00 GMT

Is Cincinnati the armpit of America? Trump's pick for the Fed board said it was.  Cincinnati.com

Armpits make terrible homes. For President Donald Trump's pick for the Federal Reserve Board, that means no one would want to live in Cincinnati and ...

Federal Reserve Watch: Just How Restrictive Is The Federal Reserve? - Seeking Alpha

Published: Sat, 06 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Federal Reserve Watch: Just How Restrictive Is The Federal Reserve?  Seeking Alpha

President Trump is calling for a major change in the efforts of the Federal Reserve System in order to keep the economy from stalling. There is no evidence that.

RPT-WRAPUP 1-Fed policymakers do not want rate cuts, not even the doves - Reuters

Published: Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

RPT-WRAPUP 1-Fed policymakers do not want rate cuts, not even the doves  Reuters

Barely a week after the U.S. Federal Reserve called a halt to interest rate hikes, policymakers are now battling a view growing in financial markets, and ...

Donald Trump stands by controversial pick for Federal Reserve board - Financial Times

Published: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Donald Trump stands by controversial pick for Federal Reserve board  Financial Times

President Donald Trump has reaffirmed his plan to put forth Stephen Moore for a place on the board of the US Federal Reserve, despite concerns about the ...

Federal Reserve System Briefly Goes Down as Bitcoin Boasts 99.98% Uptime - Bitcoinist

Published: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Federal Reserve System Briefly Goes Down as Bitcoin Boasts 99.98% Uptime  Bitcoinist

Several users have reported that the US Federal Reserve Bank's real-time settlement system has gone offline for a brief period of time. This prevented The US ...

Why Stephen Moore Is Not Fit for the Fed - The New York Times

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 20:46:26 GMT

Why Stephen Moore Is Not Fit for the Fed  The New York Times

It's not his sexist comments and other personal failings, a reader says.

Explainer: For Fed's trillions in bonds, size isn't all that matters - Reuters

Published: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Explainer: For Fed's trillions in bonds, size isn't all that matters  Reuters

President Donald Trump last week called on the U.S. Federal Reserve to start building up its war chest of bonds again. He may get his wish - though not for the ...

John Williams Downplays Recession Fears, Stresses Flexible Fed Policy - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

John Williams Downplays Recession Fears, Stresses Flexible Fed Policy  Bloomberg

Sign up to our new Stephanomics podcast. U.S. central bankers said the economy is still on track for solid growth this year despite concerns in financial markets ...

He’s No ‘Sycophant’ for Trump, Expected Fed Nominee Says - The New York Times

Published: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

He’s No ‘Sycophant’ for Trump, Expected Fed Nominee Says  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Stephen Moore said he would not be a “sycophant” for President Trump if nominated and confirmed for a seat on the Federal Reserve. And he ...

More than 100 economists, activists back Stephen Moore for Federal Reserve | TheHill - The Hill

Published: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:16:31 GMT

More than 100 economists, activists back Stephen Moore for Federal Reserve | TheHill  The Hill

More than 100 economists and conservative activists on Monday endorsed President Trump's pending nomination of Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve ...

Japan’s giant life insurers part ways on US dollar strategy - Financial Times

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 22:00:00 GMT

Japan’s giant life insurers part ways on US dollar strategy  Financial Times

Japan's largest life insurers are divided on how to manage the rising cost of buying protection against swings in the value of the US dollar, with some continuing ...

What Moore And Cain Would Bring To The Federal Reserve Board - Forbes

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:52:00 GMT

What Moore And Cain Would Bring To The Federal Reserve Board  Forbes

Stephen Moore and Herman Cain will bring positive benefits to the Federal Reserve. I would not have nominated them myself, and if I were senator I might not ...

If the Fed hikes rates before the 2020 election, the 'drumbeat' to try to get Powell to resign will be great, says sovereign wealth fund advisor - CNBC

Published: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

If the Fed hikes rates before the 2020 election, the 'drumbeat' to try to get Powell to resign will be great, says sovereign wealth fund advisor  CNBC

If Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is "browbeaten" enough, he could ultimately resign, macroeconomic forecaster Komal Sri-Kumar told CNBC on Monday ...

The Fed Continues to Tighten by Reducing Its Balance Sheet - Investopedia

Published: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Fed Continues to Tighten by Reducing Its Balance Sheet  Investopedia

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that unwinding the balance sheet is not tightening monetary policy. I disagree.

Schafer: If you want to be rich, don't be young during recession - Star Tribune

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:05:25 GMT

Schafer: If you want to be rich, don't be young during recession  Star Tribune

Timing is everything when it comes to building wealth. That's the message columnist Lee Schafer got from a recent gathering at Federal Reserve Bank of ...

Big Foreign Banks Could Face New Risk Rules Under Fed's Plan - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Big Foreign Banks Could Face New Risk Rules Under Fed's Plan  Bloomberg

The Federal Reserve is proposing a new approach for overseeing foreign banks such as Deutsche Bank AG, Barclays Plc and Credit Suisse Group AG that's ...

The Federal Reserve chairman is in demand amid economic danger signs - Roll Call

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Federal Reserve chairman is in demand amid economic danger signs  Roll Call

It must be nice to get your own personal report on the economy from the head of the world's largest central bank. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell met ...

Credit Quality at Regional Banks May Signal Economic Slowdown - ETF Trends

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:59:00 GMT

Credit Quality at Regional Banks May Signal Economic Slowdown  ETF Trends

Will years of aggressive lending finally catch up with the U.S. economy at precisely the wrong time?

The Federal Reserve has lost control of the financial markets - MarketWatch

Published: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Federal Reserve has lost control of the financial markets  MarketWatch

The central bank is now following, not leading, the stock, bond and currency markets.

U.S. Fed to consider changes to foreign bank rules, 'living will' requirements - Reuters

Published: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. Fed to consider changes to foreign bank rules, 'living will' requirements  Reuters

The U.S. Federal Reserve board announced on Monday it would hold an open meeting April 8 to discuss proposed changes to rules for foreign banks and ...

US stocks close down after record-setting gains - Fox Business

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:36:21 GMT

US stocks close down after record-setting gains  Fox Business

Investors may be starting to question how long the bull market can keep going.

Fed official: Climate change is an 'international market failure' - Grist

Published: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fed official: Climate change is an 'international market failure'  Grist

Climate change was already worrying enough — now a report from the U.S. central bank cautions that rising temperatures and extreme storms could eventually ...

Fed Officials Push Back on Market’s Rate-Cut Belief - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fed Officials Push Back on Market’s Rate-Cut Belief  The Wall Street Journal

Some Federal Reserve officials are saying it is too soon to consider cutting U.S. interest rates, despite rising market speculation of such a move because of ...

S&P 500 slips from record close as Caterpillar and AT&T fall on earnings - CNBC

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 20:13:15 GMT

S&P 500 slips from record close as Caterpillar and AT&T fall on earnings  CNBC

Stocks slipped from record levels on Wednesday as Wall Street digested a mixed batch of corporate earnings. The Nasdaq Composite ended the day down ...

AMLO's Mexico: No Need To Be Terrified - Forbes

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:25:00 GMT

AMLO's Mexico: No Need To Be Terrified  Forbes

Should investors put more money to work in AMLO's Mexico?

The Music Will Stop: Could Bitcoin Rally Due To The Federal Reserve? - newsBTC

Published: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Music Will Stop: Could Bitcoin Rally Due To The Federal Reserve?  newsBTC

In the eyes of many across the globe, including anti-establishment figures, credited and established economists, and consumers, the macroeconomy could be ...

Alan Greenspan: Can the US Economy Stay on Top? - [email protected]

Published: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Alan Greenspan: Can the US Economy Stay on Top?  [email protected]

In a recent interview, former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan discussed recession fears, China's growth and what the U.S. can learn from Sweden.

The Fed Might Still Blunder Into a Recession - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Fed Might Still Blunder Into a Recession  Bloomberg

To keep this economic expansion alive, policy makers need to be prepared to cut rates before the data makes a hard turn south.

IMF, Euro Central Bank Bosses Take Shots At Trump's Designs on Federal Reserve - Newsmax

Published: Sat, 13 Apr 2019 20:02:00 GMT

IMF, Euro Central Bank Bosses Take Shots At Trump's Designs on Federal Reserve  Newsmax

One of the more widely discussed topics at the IMF/World Bank Spring Meeting in Washington, D.C., this week was President Donald Trump's move to name ...

The Fed has made a big mistake, and here's how Powell could fix it: Stifel - CNBC

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Fed has made a big mistake, and here's how Powell could fix it: Stifel  CNBC

The Fed made a mistake in hiking rates in December, and it will take two rate cuts to correct, says Stifel's Barry Bannister.

Federal Reserve Bank Presidents Call For Marijuana Banking Clarity - Marijuana Moment

Published: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Federal Reserve Bank Presidents Call For Marijuana Banking Clarity  Marijuana Moment

Three Federal Reserve Bank presidents united in a call on Wednesday for clarity on rules for providing financial services to the marijuana industry. During a ...

Fed banker: Too soon to consider dropping interest rates, but... - Duluth News Tribune

Published: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fed banker: Too soon to consider dropping interest rates, but...  Duluth News Tribune

FARGO — Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, said it's premature to cut interest rates based on one disappointing job growth ...

Fed's Clarida: US slowing, but expansion will 'almost certainly' break record - CNBC

Published: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fed's Clarida: US slowing, but expansion will 'almost certainly' break record  CNBC

The U.S. is economy likely slowing from its strong rate of growth in 2018, with "important international risks" clouding the outlook, Federal Reserve vice chairman ...

Fed's Quarles says more rate hikes could be ahead 'at some point' as economy improves - CNBC

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fed's Quarles says more rate hikes could be ahead 'at some point' as economy improves  CNBC

Quarles voiced confidence in the U.S. economy in a speech Friday and said more interest rate hikes likely will be appropriate, countering the prevailing market ...

RPT-To avoid a 'flash crash', FX traders drop yen shorts and run bare - Reuters Africa

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 23:03:00 GMT

RPT-To avoid a 'flash crash', FX traders drop yen shorts and run bare  Reuters Africa

As Japan heads for an unprecedented market holiday, investors around the globe are fretting over the risk of a 'flash crash' or violent spasm in currencies that ...

White House gives Herman Cain an out on Fed amid GOP opposition - Roll Call

Published: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

White House gives Herman Cain an out on Fed amid GOP opposition  Roll Call

The White House appears to be giving Herman Cain, who was forced from the 2012 presidential race amid sexual misconduct allegations, an out in his ...

PRECIOUS-Gold edges up from multi-month low as dollar and equities... - Reuters Africa

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:42:00 GMT

PRECIOUS-Gold edges up from multi-month low as dollar and equities...  Reuters Africa

Gold prices edged up from the previous session's four-month low as a dollar rally relented and equities softened on Wednesday.

Trump’s Fed Reserve Pick in the Middle of Collusion Controversy - CCN

Published: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trump’s Fed Reserve Pick in the Middle of Collusion Controversy  CCN

Trump's pick for the Federal Reserve Board, Stephen Moore, is shrouded in controversy as he heads to the first round of confirmation questions from the U.S. ...

Yellen Sees No U.S. Recession, Says Fed Won't Cut in 2019 - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Yellen Sees No U.S. Recession, Says Fed Won't Cut in 2019  Bloomberg

The U.S. economy isn't likely to slip into recession anytime soon, and there is no reason for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, former Fed Chair Janet ...

MOVES-BNP Paribas hires Daniel Ahn as chief U.S. economist - Reuters

Published: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:53:00 GMT

MOVES-BNP Paribas hires Daniel Ahn as chief U.S. economist  Reuters

BNP Paribas said on Wednesday it had hired Daniel Ahn as its chief U.S. economist and head of its Markets 360 North America, the bank's newly revamped ...

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