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Fed Chair Jerome Powell Says Trade Policies Complicate Outlook

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said a strong economy will allow the central bank to keep raising interest rates gradually and said it was too soon to judge how recent trade policy actions could influence the central bank’s policies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

Fed chair says Trump"s trade wars are starting to worry businesses, and the end result could be ugly

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell weighed in on President Donald Trump's trade policy in an interview released Thursday. Powell said the eventual result of Trump's tariffs and increas.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2018

Fed"s Powell points to further gradual rate increases

The Federal Reserve will likely need to keep raising U.S. interest rates to keep inflation under control, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in a speech on the economic outlook that did not address the economic risks of rising trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 6th, 2018

Fed"s Powell points to further gradual rate increases

The Federal Reserve will likely need to keep raising U.S. interest rates to keep inflation under control, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in a speech on the economic outlook that did not address the economic risks of rising trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 6th, 2018

Fed chief Powell: U.S.-China trade fracas doesn't dim near-term economic outlook

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell continues to expect further gradual rate hikes as the economy improves. He expects inflation to rise to the Fed's 2% t.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 6th, 2018

Fed"s Powell points to further gradual rate increases

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve will likely need to keep raising interest rates to keep inflation under control, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in a speech on the economic outlook that did not address the economic risks of rising trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 6th, 2018

Fed Chair Powell Worries About Cryptocurrencies

Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell told Congress on Wednesday that what he concerns him most about cryptocurrencies is that inexperienced investors may get fleeced......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallst14 hr. 10 min. ago

Fed walks careful line on trade, but downside risks emerging

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's official line on U.S. trade policy is one of careful deference to the Trump administration, acknowledging it is outside the Fed's responsibility and that it might all turn out for the best......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 18th, 2018

Fed"s Powell quizzed again on trade risks by U.S. House

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, questioned by members of a House congressional committee, repeated on Wednesday that rising world protectionism would over time pose a risk to a U.S. and global expansion that appears largely on track to continue......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 18th, 2018

Powell Warns US Fiscal Policy Is Unsustainable, Sees "Rising Chorus" Against Tariffs

While there is far less interest in Jerome Powell's second day of his semi-annual testimony to Congress, the Fed chair did make some notable observations on the one topic which continues to .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 18th, 2018

Wall Street gains on Powell comments

Wall Street rose on Tuesday, lifted by Fed Chair Jerome Powell's upbeat view on the U.S. economy. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 18th, 2018

Watch Live: Fed Chair Powell Returns To Hill For Day 2 Of Testimony

The US stock market loved Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's Tuesday testimony to the Senate Banking Committee as the recently-installed Fed chair affirmed that the US economic expansion is chugging along, and that inflation is growing in l.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 18th, 2018

Powell Set to Testify Before House Panel on Interest Rates, Growth Outlook

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell returns to Capitol Hill on Wednesday for a second day of testimony......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 18th, 2018

Fed's Powell: Gradual rate hikes likely but trade fights are starting to hurt the economy

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell tells Congress the central bank will keep raising interest rates gradually amid a growing economy and ris.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 17th, 2018

Federal Reserve chair: Decline in worker share of national economy ‘very troubling’

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell expressed optimism wages would soon increase for U.S. workers......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 17th, 2018

Fed Chair Powell Paints Rosy Picture Of US Economy

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday delivered his semiannual.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 17th, 2018

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell discounts the risks of a trade war, says economy remains strong

Joshua Roberts/Reuters Fed Chairman Jerome Powell appeared before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday as part of his semi-annual t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar gains buoyancy after Powell’s upbeat comments about the U.S. economy

The U.S. dollar gains momentum versus most of its rivals on Tuesday, as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell had favorable things to say about the U.S. economy even in light of the continuing trade spats surrounding the Trump administration......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 17th, 2018

Gold hits its lowest level of the year

Reuters/David Gray Gold hit its lowest level of the year. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell signaled the central bank will con.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2018

Watch Live: Fed Chair Powell Testifies On Market, Economy, Policy

All eyes will briefly fall on Fed Chairman Jerome Powell Tuesday morning when he appears before the Senate Banking Committee to deliver his comments on the Fed's latest moneta.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 17th, 2018

World shares choppy as earnings flow in; eyes on Powell

Global stocks fell on Tuesday as oil prices hit a three-month low, while the dollar edged lower and most other markets were subdued before Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell was due to testify to the U.S. Congress. Francis Maguire reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 17th, 2018