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Brainard: Policy path "increasingly will depend on how the outlook evolves"

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Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2018

Fed policymakers signal turning point on U.S. rate-hike path

The U.S. central bank is flagging a turning point in monetary policy, as a Federal Reserve policymaker on Friday backed interest rate hikes in the "near term" but nodded to increasingly less certainty ahead......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 7th, 2018

The Tell: How a ‘Fed put’ could leave stock market on path for a ‘late-’90s-style meltup’

One strategist sees echoes of the Fed’s 1998 reaction to economic turmoil in the central bank’s policy pivot. Following through could set the stage for a stock-market meltup that echoes the rally ahead of the bursting of the tech bubble, he says......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 8th, 2019

The Tell: How a ‘Fed put’ could send stock market on path to a ‘late ‘90s style meltup’

One strategist sees echoes of the Fed’s 1998 reaction to economic turmoil in the central bank’s policy pivot. That could set the stage for a stock-market meltup that echoes the rally ahead of the bursting of the tech bubble, he says......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 8th, 2019

The Tell: How a dovish Fed could put stock market on path for a ‘late ‘90s style meltup’

One strategist sees echoes of the Fed’s 1998 reaction to economic turmoil in the central bank’s policy pivot. That could set the stage for a stock-market meltup that echoes the rally ahead of the bursting of the tech bubble, he says......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 8th, 2019

The Tell: How Fed moves could put stock market on path for a ‘late-90s-style meltup’

One strategist sees echoes of the Fed’s 1998 reaction to economic turmoil in the central bank’s policy pivot. That could set the stage for a stock-market meltup that echoes the rally ahead of the bursting of the tech bubble, he says......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 8th, 2019

Shock dovish turn in Australian monetary policy outlook punishes AUD

RBAs Lowe abandons long held next move is up rate bias and shifts to neutral outlook.USDCAD r.....»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesFeb 6th, 2019

President Trump Summoned Fed Chairman to Dinner at the White House

Monday, President Trump summoned Fed Chairman Jerome Powell to the White House for dinner to discuss recent economic developments and the overall outlook. The Fed is being tight lipped about the ongoing monetary policy discussions wi.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 5th, 2019

U.S. job growth likely slowed; minimal hit seen from government shutdown

U.S. job growth likely slowed in January after December's weather-related outsized surge, but the pace of hiring probably remains fast enough to support the economy amid a darkening outlook resulting from government policy and cooling global economies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 1st, 2019

Market Extra: Why the stock market’s direction will depend more on data, less on Fedspeak after dovish pivot

Good news may once again be bad news — and vice versa — for financial markets after the Fed delivers a surprising about-face on its policy stance......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2019

Market Snapshot: Stocks close mostly higher as S&P 500 has best January since 1987

U.S. stocks close mostly higher Thursday, with the S&P 500 notching its best January in over three decades, after the Federal Reserve signaled that rate increases are on pause and that its next policy move will depend on economic data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2019

Market Snapshot: Stocks on verge of best January in 30 years as Fed strikes dovish tone

U.S. stocks were mostly higher Thursday, the busiest day of fourth-quarter earnings season, after the Federal Reserve signaled that rate increases are on pause and that its next policy move will depend on economic data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2019

The Fed Rules in the Market’s Favor

The Federal Open Market Committee Wednesday held key policy interest rates unchanged and said it would be “patient” in raising them, while revising its outlook for the reduction of its balance sheet......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJan 31st, 2019

In a shift, Fed says will be "patient" on future rate hikes

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday signaled its three-year-drive to tighten monetary policy may be at an end amid a suddenly cloudy outlook for the U.S. economy due to global headwinds and impasses over trade and government budget negotiations......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2019

In a shift, U.S. Fed says will be "patient" on future rate hikes

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday signaled its three-year-drive to tighten monetary policy may be at an end amid a suddenly cloudy outlook for the U.S. economy due to global headwinds and impasses over trade and government budget negotiations......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2019

Earnings Outlook: Apple earnings: With iPhone sales flagging, Apple needs big new offering to excite its base

The company’s coming earnings report could be the first chapter in an increasingly boring story......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 28th, 2019

Earnings Outlook: Apple earnings: Where does Apple go from here?

The company’s coming earnings report could be the first chapter in an increasingly boring story......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 27th, 2019

Market Extra: ECB’s Draghi acknowledges risks to eurozone economy ‘moved to the downside’

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said persistent weak data and uncertainty shift the risks surrounding the eurozone’s economic outlook to the downside, but indicates that policy makers aren’t yet ready to take any action......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 24th, 2019

As outlook darkens, central banks think hard about their language

As central banks stock up on policy ammunition in the face of a worsening global economic outlook, they are having to reassess one of their most delicate weapons - the 'forward guidance' they use to flag their intentions to the markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 21st, 2019

Richmond Fed president says policies needed to entice people on sidelines back into workforce

In a speech focused more on the broader economy than immediate interest-rate policy, Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin told an audience in Raleigh, N.C., that the future growth of the labor force may depend on people currently on the sidelines. Barkin .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

Most New Voting Members of Fed Back Rate Pause

Three of the four new voting members on the rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee signaled they are willing to take some time to gain greater clarity about the economic outlook before doing anything with monetary policy......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 10th, 2019