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Deposit rates at big banks aren"t keeping up with Fed rate hikes

Rick Wilking/ Reuters The Federal Reserve is on a steady path of raising interes.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2018

Fed"s Powell: Rate hikes should not upend the global economy

Moves by the Fed and other major central banks to raise interest rates after a long period of keeping them low should not be disruptive to the global economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 8th, 2018

Mortgage rates could jump soon — but that"s not what"s keeping first-time buyers from purchasing homes

Jason Sullivan/Getty Images The Fed raised its key rate last week and signaled two more hikes this year. That has raised concerns about highe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 19th, 2018

Federal Reserve projects further gradual hikes in key rate

The Federal Reserve says it expects low unemployment and rising inflation will keep it on track to raise interest rates at a gradual pace over the next two years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 13th, 2018

Bank of Canada Hikes Rates By 25bps, Loonie Rises On Hawkish Take

The Bank of Canada raised the overnight rate by 25bps to 1.5%, in line with consensus estimates. In justif.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 11th, 2018

Fed officials discuss further gradual rate hikes

Federal Reserve officials last month discussed the impact of further hikes in interest rates, saying that by next year they could be at levels that might begin to slow economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 5th, 2018

The Fed: Fed increasingly worried about spillovers from trade, but showed no sign of pausing rate hikes

Fed officials were increasingly worried about trade war but wanted to continually gradually hiking interest rates, according to minutes of the June meeting released Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 5th, 2018

The Fed: Fed minutes preview: Central bank likely ignoring calls to slow interest-rate hikes

The minutes of the Fed’s June meeting will likely show that suggestions that the Fed should pause its plan to keep raising interest rates did not get much love......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 3rd, 2018

Forex Traders Overwhelm Emerging Markets’ Central Bankers

Forex Traders Overwhelm Emerging Markets’ Central Bankers $DXY, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV Selloff forces EM central banks to raise interest rates Currencies have struggled to find a floor despite rate moves Central banks in emerging econo.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 28th, 2018

A High Dividend ETF That Can Bounce Back

With the Federal Reserve having already raised interest rates twice this year and with plans for perhaps two more rate hikes before year-end, high-yield dividend stocks and exchange traded funds are struggling. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 27th, 2018

The Fed"s Latest Challenge: Keeping Benchmark Rate in Check

The Federal Reserve recently tweaked how it sets short-term interest rates in an effort to keep them from drifting too high—but an increase in its benchmark raises questions about its ability to keep borrowing costs in check......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 27th, 2018

US Dollar: Interest Rates to Rise

Historically low unemployment and signs of rising inflation mean there is a “strong” case for continued, steady interest rate hikes, US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wedn.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 20th, 2018

Bond Report: U.S. government bond yields climb as Fed’s Powell reaffirms need for gradual hikes

Treasury yields rise Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reasserted the need for gradual rate increases, suggesting interest rates still remained far from its end of the rate hike cycle......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2018

Bond Report: U.S. government bond yields rise as Fed’s Powell reaffirms need for gradual hikes

Treasury yields rose Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reasserted the need for gradual rate increases, suggesting interest rates still remained far from its end of the rate hike cycle......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2018

Fed hikes push saving account rates to 5-year highs

Finally, some noticeable rise is filtering into the wallets of consumers, and the best rates are at internet banks.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 19th, 2018

Borrowers take a hit as Fed rate hikes kick in

The world’s largest central bank is pulling back the economic props put in place after the financial crisis, presenting a new challenge for the so-far sturdy global recovery: a possible slowdown in consumer spending due to rising interest rates......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 15th, 2018

Increasingly Upbeat Fed Raises Rates, Projects More Rate Hikes This Year and Next

In an uncommonly straight-forward and optimistic statement, Federal Reserve Chairman Powell said, "The economy is doing very well," in his opening statement at the press conference following the two-.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 14th, 2018

Mortgage rates near 2018 highs as Fed hikes interest rates

Freddie Mac said the 30-year fixed mortgage rate climbed eight basis points over the past week......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 14th, 2018

The Fed"s new interest-rate path could have the US staring at a recession by the end of next year

Bloomberg The Fed hiked rates Wednesday and said it sees two more increases this year, for a total of four. It also sees three rate hikes in 2019. The central bank .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 14th, 2018

Asia Markets: Asian markets swing lower after Fed rate hike

Asian stock markets were down in early trading Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates and indicated two more rate hikes were coming later this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 14th, 2018

Fed hikes rates, sees two more this year

A Federal Reserve rate hike was expected but the ditching of a crisis-era pledge and an announcement that press briefings will be held after every policy meeting starting next year proved new Fed chief Jerome Powell has a few tricks up his sleeves......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 13th, 2018