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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

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

The Fed: Fed lifts interest rates and aims for another pair of increases later this year

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate and signaled it now sees a total of four increases this year, up from three rate hikes forecast in March......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2018

The Fed: Fed hikes interest rates and increases expectations of 2018 increases

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate and signaled it now sees a total of four increases this year, up from three rate hikes forecast in March......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2018

Fed"s Kaplan sees two more rate hikes this year, pace of tightening possibly slowing from there

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said late Monday that he expects the Fed to raise interest rates twice more this year and then possibly slow the pace of rate increases if the moderating growth he expects materializes. "2018 will be.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 10th, 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: moneycentral1 hr. 12 min. ago

Currencies: Euro sees worst day against buck in 2 years after ECB decision

The euro weakens after the European Central Bank announced Thursday that it would look to finish its bond-buying program by year-end but also pledged to leave interest rates unchanged until mid-2019......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 14th, 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

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

Wall Street falls as Fed signals two more hikes this year

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended a choppy session lower on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates as expected and projected a slightly faster pace of rate hikes this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2018

Fed: Rates Increased for Second Time This Year

As predicted by all officials, the Fed raised rates for the second time in 2018—from 1.75 percent to 2 percent. The remainder of 2018 and 2019 may see more gradual hikes, with analysts predicting two more increases by year’s end in order to cur.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaJun 13th, 2018

Stocks close lower after the Fed hikes interest rates

Stocks gave up earlier gains to end lower Wednesday after the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates and indicated that two more increases are likely this year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Stocks close lower after the Fed hikes interest rates

Stocks gave up earlier gains to end lower Wednesday after the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates and indicated that two more increases are likely this year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Wall Street slips as Fed signals two more hikes this year

(Reuters) - The Dow and S&P 500 were down slightly in afternoon trading on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates as expected and projected a slightly faster pace of rate hikes in the coming months......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2018

Wall Street loses ground as Fed signals two more hikes this year

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks lost some ground and were trading lower on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates as expected and projected a slightly faster pace of rate hikes in the coming months......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2018

Dow, S&P 500 trade mostly lower after Fed hikes rates for second time in 2018

U.S. stocks mostly slumped on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve lifted interest rates for the second time this year and the seventh time since beginning its monetary-policy normaliza.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2018

With The "Easy Trade" In Financials Now Over, BMO Sees 4 Cheap Bank Stocks With Catalysts

With the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLF) down about 2.6 percent year-to-date, the perfect storm of rising interest rates, a booming economy and banking deregulation hasn’t delivered the Latest Ratings for COF DateFir.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 2nd, 2018

The Fed: Strong jobs report doesn’t guarantee four Fed interest rate hikes this year

The May employment report was ‘pretty hot’ but does not guarantee the central bank will move rates up a total of four times this year, economists said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 1st, 2018

Why you shouldn"t worry about rate hikes next year

BlackRock executive Rick Rieder doesn't think the Federal Reserve is going to raise rates much next year......»»

Category: topSource: moneyMay 30th, 2018

Fed"s Harker sees two, maybe three, more interest rate hikes this year, report

Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said Monday h.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2018