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Stamford Advocate
The Fed seems to have given up on a controversial but potent tool it may need to use again soonIt’s official: The Federal Reserve has decided to separate conventional interes
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
It’s official: The Federal Reserve has decided to separate conventional interest rate policy from its recession-driven bond purchases, which it now intends to begin winding down more or less independently of economic conditions. While Fed officials,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The Fed seems to have given up on a controversial but potent tool it may need to use again soonIt’s official: The Federal Reserve has decided to separate conventional interes
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
It’s official: The Federal Reserve has decided to separate conventional interest rate policy from its recession-driven bond purchases, which it now intends to begin winding down more or less independently of economic conditions. While Fed officials,... Read more
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Business Insider
The Fed seems to have given up on a controversial but potent tool it may need to use again soonIt’s official: The Federal Reserve has decided to separate conventional interes
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
It’s official: The Federal Reserve has decided to separate conventional interest rate policy from its recession-driven bond purchases, which it now intends to begin winding down more or less independently of economic conditions. While Fed... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Falling Productivity of Debt, Gold and Silver Report 15 Oct 2017picture, a secular decline over many decades. To produce this graph, take chang
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
picture, a secular decline over many decades. To produce this graph, take change in GDP divided by change in debt. Source: St Louis Fed Several salient features stand out. One is the volatility in the early years of the series. Without digging... Read more
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Morningstar
Morningstar Runs the Numbers5 As part of our 21 Days to Improve Your Financial Life special report, directo
Morningstar / Posted 6 days ago
5 As part of our 21 Days to Improve Your Financial Life special report, director of personal finance Christine Benz outlines five key steps to take to help you formulate your strategy for claiming Social Security. "As more and more workers approach... Read more
7d
Business Insider
The rise of a new kind of finance is setting off alarm bells at the Fedfrom cryptocurrencies and blockchain to crowdfunding, presents the next major c
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
from cryptocurrencies and blockchain to crowdfunding, presents the next major challenge for regulators in Washington, St. Louis Fed President told Business Insider in an interview. As President Donald Trump vows to roll back financial... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Fed president James Bullard tells us why he disagrees with his colleagues about the need for more rate hikesWASHINGTON, DC - The Federal Reserve may not need to raise interest rates much
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON, DC - The Federal Reserve may not need to raise interest rates much further, if at all, given an economy that remains wobbly and an inflation rate that has fallen short of the central bank’s target for five years running, St. Louis Fed... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Fed president James Bullard tells us why he disagrees with his colleagues about the need for more rate hikesWASHINGTON, DC - The Federal Reserve may not need to raise interest rates much
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON, DC - The Federal Reserve may not need to raise interest rates much further, if at all, given an economy that remains wobbly and an inflation rate that has fallen short of the central bank’s target for five years running, St. Louis Fed... Read more
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7d
Business Standard India
Gold rally pauses ahead of U.S. inflation data(Reuters) - Gold prices were little changed amid a steady dollar on Friday, hal
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
(Reuters) - Gold prices were little changed amid a steady dollar on Friday, halting a five-day rally as investors wait for key U.S. inflation data for clues on the outlook for potential hikes in U.S. interest rates. FUNDAMENTALS * The dollar... Read more
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8d
Business Insider
Fed president James Bullard tells us why he disagrees with his colleagues about the need for more rate hikesWASHINGTON, DC - The Federal Reserve may not need to raise interest rates much
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON, DC - The Federal Reserve may not need to raise interest rates much further, if at all, given an economy that remains wobbly and an inflation rate that has fallen short of the central bank’s target for five years running, St. Louis Fed... Read more
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8d
Market Watch
Fed officials disagree on need for interest-rate hike in DecemberFederal Reserve officials disagreed Thursday about the need for more interest r
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
Federal Reserve officials disagreed Thursday about the need for more interest rate hikes. St. Louis Fed President James Bullard told Business Insider that there was "no hurry to raise rates" with inflation below target. But, in an interview with... Read more
8d
Reuters
Fed 'should defend' inflation target or risk losing credibility: BullardWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Fed needs to mount a clear defense of its 2 percent
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Fed needs to mount a clear defense of its 2 percent inflation target and stop raising rates until the pace of price increases strengthens, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on Thursday. The central bank risks... Read more
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8d
Reuters
Fed's Bullard warns bank regulators are 'complacent' over fintech risksWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. banking regulators must accelerate efforts to addre
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. banking regulators must accelerate efforts to address the risks posed by fintech companies to the banking sector which could be “eviscerated” by these innovative new players, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on... Read more
8d
Reuters
Bullard: Fed 'should defend' inflation target or risk losing credibilityWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Fed needs to mount a clear defense of its 2 percent
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Fed needs to mount a clear defense of its 2 percent inflation target and stop raising rates until the pace of price increases strengthens, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on Thursday. The central bank risks... Read more
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8d
Channel NewsAsia
Bullard: Fed 'should defend' inflation target or risk losing credibilityWASHINGTON: The Fed needs to mount a clear defense of its 2 percent inflation t
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON: The Fed needs to mount a clear defense of its 2 percent inflation target and stop raising rates until the pace of price increases strengthens, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on Thursday. The central bank risks losing... Read more
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Reuters
Bullard: Fed 'should defend' inflation target, risks losing credibility otherwiseWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Fed needs to mount a clear defense of its 2 percent
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Fed needs to mount a clear defense of its 2 percent inflation target or risk losing credibility, and possibly triggering a recession, if it continues raising rates until the pace of price increases strengthens, St. Louis... Read more
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EuroNews
Downplaying job losses, Fed officials eye December rate hikeBy Ann Saphir and Jonathan Spicer AUSTIN, Texas/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Chocking u
EuroNews / Posted 14 days ago
By Ann Saphir and Jonathan Spicer AUSTIN, Texas/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Chocking up employment losses last month to the temporary hit of a severe hurricane season and reiterating expectations that inflation will strengthen, Federal Reserve policymakers... Read more
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Reuters
Downplaying job losses, Fed officials eye December rate hikeAUSTIN, Texas/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chocking up employment losses last month to
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chocking up employment losses last month to the temporary hit of a severe hurricane season and reiterating expectations that inflation will strengthen, Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday signaled they continue... Read more
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Market Watch
U.S. stocks holding tight to record levels as investors wait for jobs dataWall Street equities were poised to let slip their grip on record levels at the
Market Watch / Posted 14 days ago
Wall Street equities were poised to let slip their grip on record levels at the open Friday, as U.S. stock futures holding steady, as investors waited for an important update on U.S. jobs growth. What stock benchmarks are doing For the week as of... Read more
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Market Watch
Dollar higher against European currencies, including significant move against poundThe dollar on Thursday made up some ground against most European rivals but eas
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
The dollar on Thursday made up some ground against most European rivals but eased against its Japanese counterpart ahead economic data, including Friday’s jobs report, that could point to the likelihood of interest-rate hikes beyond December’s... Read more
15d
Market Watch
U.S. stocks set to hover at record levels, with Fed speakers in the spotlightU.S. stock futures indicated a flat start for Wall Street on Thursday, with maj
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
U.S. stock futures indicated a flat start for Wall Street on Thursday, with major indexes expected to hover at or just below record levels as investors await appearances by several Federal Reserve officials. What are stock benchmarks doing? What... Read more
15d
Zero Hedge
China's Shadow-Lending Ecosystem Could Be As Large As $40 Trillion, PBOC Guessesby Deep Throat at Deep Throat Blog Today, I'd like to take some time to revisi
Zero Hedge / Posted 15 days ago
by Deep Throat at Deep Throat Blog Today, I'd like to take some time to revisit a couple of related topics that we first started discussing a few years ago. I am, of course, referring to the burgeoning increases in China's Debt levels, Shadow... Read more
16d
Market Watch
Dollar slips ahead of Yellen comments, jobs dataThe U.S. dollar weakened across the board on Wednesday, as traders await remark
Market Watch / Posted 16 days ago
The U.S. dollar weakened across the board on Wednesday, as traders await remarks by Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen later in the day, as well as official employment data on later in the week that could set the tone for the Federal Reserve’s... Read more
16d
Market Watch
Treasury yields retreat as global stocks turn lower, dollar softensTreasury prices rose on Wednesday, pressuring yields, as investors await a late
Market Watch / Posted 16 days ago
Treasury prices rose on Wednesday, pressuring yields, as investors await a late-afternoon speech from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen that could offer market participants further guidance on the path of monetary policy. Yellen’s speech will... Read more
16d
Market Watch
U.S. stocks set to catch their breath after record run, but Tesla jumpsU.S. stock futures on Wednesday pointed to little change at the open, putting t
Market Watch / Posted 16 days ago
U.S. stock futures on Wednesday pointed to little change at the open, putting the Dow on track to take a breather after its five-session climb to never-before-seen levels. What stock benchmarks are doing What could drive markets? ADP’s... Read more
17d
Business Insider Australia
The Australian dollar is grinding higherto weigh on employment growth. On the central bank front, US Fed chair Janet Y
Business Insider Australia / Posted 17 days ago
to weigh on employment growth. On the central bank front, US Fed chair Janet Yellen, along with James Bullard of the St Louis Fed, are both scheduled to speak. The Reserve Bank of India will also announce its October monetary policy... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Richter: "The Pricing Of Risk Is Kaput"Authored by Wolf Richter via WolfStreet.com, US Treasury Yield v. Euro “Junk B
Zero Hedge / Posted 17 days ago
Authored by Wolf Richter via WolfStreet.com, US Treasury Yield v. Euro “Junk Bond” Yield. A new record in central-bank engineered absurdity. US Treasury Securities with longer maturities fell this morning, with the 10-year Treasury yield rising... Read more
18d
Zero Hedge
Key Events In The Coming Week: A Negative Payrolls Number And Non-stop Fed Speakersin the Philly Fed survey. Overall, our non-manufacturing survey tracker ticked
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
in the Philly Fed survey. Overall, our non-manufacturing survey tracker ticked down 0.1pt to 56.5 in September. 03:00 PM St Louis Fed President Bullard (FOMC non-voter) speaks: St. Louis Fed President Bullard will give welcoming remarks at a... Read more
18d
Market Watch
Euro extends losses after chaotic independence vote in SpainThe euro tumbled on Monday, notably against the dollar a day after an independe
Market Watch / Posted 18 days ago
The euro tumbled on Monday, notably against the dollar a day after an independence referendum in a wealthy region of Spain turned violent, with hundreds injured as police and voters clashed. Where are currencies trading? What’s driving the... Read more
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FOX Business
Will the stock market live up to the 4th quarter's reputation for strength?Equities have a reputation to uphold as the fourth quarter--historically the ma
FOX Business / Posted 20 days ago
Equities have a reputation to uphold as the fourth quarter--historically the market's strongest--kicks off Monday in the wake of an unseasonably strong September. The coming week, meanwhile, offers plenty of high-profile data that could set the early... Read more
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FOX Business
Will the stock market live up to the 4th quarter's reputation for strength?Equities have a reputation to uphold as the fourth quarter--historically the ma
FOX Business / Posted 20 days ago
Equities have a reputation to uphold as the fourth quarter--historically the market's strongest--kicks off Monday in the wake of an unseasonably strong September. The coming week, meanwhile, offers plenty of high-profile data that could set the early... Read more
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Market Watch
Will the stock market live up to the 4th quarter’s reputation for strength?Equities have a reputation to uphold as the fourth quarter—historically the mar
Market Watch / Posted 20 days ago
Equities have a reputation to uphold as the fourth quarter—historically the market’s strongest—kicks off Monday in the wake of an unseasonably strong September. The coming week, meanwhile, offers plenty of high-profile data that could set the early... Read more
21d
Newsmax
Yellen's Pre-Emptive Strike on Inflation Keeps Fed Hike on TrackCall it Janet Yellen’s pre-emptive strike. On Tuesday, the Federal Reserve cha
Newsmax / Posted 21 days ago
Call it Janet Yellen’s pre-emptive strike. On Tuesday, the Federal Reserve chair laid out the case for why this year’s unexpected inflation slowdown shouldn’t be too concerning. Three days later, a report showed price gains drifting further from the... Read more
23d
Zero Hedge
Stocks Hit New All Time High Just After Bullard Says "Valuations Are Stretched"With the Fed finally admitting it is confused by the "mystery" of inflation, it
Zero Hedge / Posted 23 days ago
With the Fed finally admitting it is confused by the "mystery" of inflation, it has also become painfully clear how perplexed it is by the biggest asset bubble in history that the Fed and its central bank peers have blown. But don't call it a... Read more
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Market Watch
Fed’s Bullard sees no need to raise interest rates anytime soonSt. Louis Fed President James Bullard has no rate hikes penciled in through 202
Market Watch / Posted 23 days ago
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard has no rate hikes penciled in through 2020. The economy is likely to remain on a slow-growth track with subdued inflation meaning the Federal Reserve can hold interest rates steady, said St. Louis Fed President... Read more
23d
Channel NewsAsia
Financials drive Wall St. higher; Trump's tax plan awaitedREUTERS: Wall Street opened higher on Wednesday as rising expectations of a Dec
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
REUTERS: Wall Street opened higher on Wednesday as rising expectations of a December interest rate hike powered financial stocks, with focus also on President Donald Trump's long-awaited tax plan. Lawmakers should expect a "very, very powerful... Read more
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Reuters
Financials drive Wall St. higher; Trump's tax plan awaited(Reuters) - Wall Street opened higher on Wednesday as rising expectations of a
Reuters / Posted 23 days ago
(Reuters) - Wall Street opened higher on Wednesday as rising expectations of a December interest rate hike powered financial stocks, with focus also on President Donald Trump’s long-awaited tax plan. Lawmakers should expect a “very, very powerful... Read more
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Reuters
Wall St. set to open higher as Trump's tax plan awaited(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set for a higher open on Wednesday as investors aw
Reuters / Posted 23 days ago
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set for a higher open on Wednesday as investors awaited President Donald Trump to outline his new tax plan later in the day. Trump will call for slashing tax rates on businesses and the wealthy as part of the new plan,... Read more
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23d
FOX Business
Wall Street set to open higher as Trump's tax plan awaitedSept 27 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set for a higher open on Wednesday as inve
FOX Business / Posted 23 days ago
Sept 27 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set for a higher open on Wednesday as investors awaited President Donald Trump to outline his new tax plan later in the day. Trump will call for slashing tax rates on businesses and the wealthy as part of the new... Read more
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FOX Business
Wall Street set to open higher as Trump's tax plan awaitedSept 27 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set for a higher open on Wednesday as inve
FOX Business / Posted 23 days ago
Sept 27 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set for a higher open on Wednesday as investors awaited President Donald Trump to outline his new tax plan later in the day. Continue Reading Below Trump will call for slashing tax rates on businesses and the... Read more
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Reuters
Futures higher as Trump set to unveil tax plan(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Wednesday as the T
Reuters / Posted 23 days ago
(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Wednesday as the Trump administration prepared to unveil a new tax plan that could be a driver of economic growth. * President Donald Trump will call for slashing tax rates on businesses... Read more
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23d
Market Watch
The ‘old school’ reason why you haven’t missed the tech melt-upbuy pending home sales at 10 a.m.. And more Fed speakers to come — Minneapolis
Market Watch / Posted 23 days ago
buy pending home sales at 10 a.m.. And more Fed speakers to come — Minneapolis Fed Pres. Neel Kashkari at 9:15 a.m., St Louis Fed Pres. James Bullard at 1:30 p.m., Fed Gov. Lael Brainard at 2 p.m. and Boston Fed Pres. Eric Rosengren at 7 p.m.... Read more
23d
Market Watch
U.S. stocks set to open higher, but Nike nosedives after earningsU.S. stock futures on Wednesday pointed to a small rise at the open, as analyst
Market Watch / Posted 23 days ago
U.S. stock futures on Wednesday pointed to a small rise at the open, as analysts said the market is stabilizing after a four-session skid for the Dow industrials. “Wall Street has started to form some support once more, with the S&P 500 closing all... Read more
24d
TheBull
Local market looks set to open higherThe Australian market looks set to open higher following modest gains on Wall S
TheBull / Posted 24 days ago
The Australian market looks set to open higher following modest gains on Wall Street overnight where comments from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen boosted expectations of a December rate hike. At 0700 AEST on Wednesday, the share price futures... Read more
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