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Fed"s Rosengren says low rates, below-target inflation limit "room to maneuver"

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 15th, 2019

Fed"s Kaplan says U.S. rates are on the right setting: FOX

The U.S. economy should grow at a solid 2.25-2.50% rate this year, with inflation moving up to the Federal Reserve's target, putting rates in the right place, a top Fed official said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2019

The Fed: Boston Fed"s Rosengren sees ‘no clarion call’ for interest-rate hike soon

The head of the Boston Federal Reserve said he sees “no clarion call” to raise interest rates any time soon, suggesting the central bank’s hands-off approach could help counter the risk of dangerously low inflation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2019

GDP growth gives U.S. leverage in China trade talks: White House adviser

Strong economic growth and modest inflation in the United States are giving Washington leverage over Beijing during trade talks and could give the U.S. central bank room to cut interest rates, a White House adviser said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 26th, 2019

Fed"s Clarida: Jobless rate may have room to fall without inflation

The U.S. unemployment rate may have room to fall further without leading to excessive inflation, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said on Tuesday in comments that could further solidify the central bank's hesitancy to raise rates further......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 9th, 2019

UK inflation edges higher as Bank of England meets on rates

Official figures show that inflation edged higher in February but remains slightly below the Bank of England's target......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 20th, 2019

Fed Minutes Signal Greater Confidence in Reaching 2% Inflation

Federal Reserve officials at their meeting last month signaled greater confidence in reaching their 2% inflation target over the coming year and affirmed plans to continue raising short-term interest rates gradually......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 11th, 2018

Economic Report: Inflation hits Fed’s 2% target, possible prelude to faster rise in U.S. interest rates

The PCE index, the Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation gauge, rose to 2% year over year from a 1.7% pace in February, hitting the central bank’s target for the first time in a year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Inflation Hit Fed"s 2% Target in March

Year-over-year inflation hit the Federal Reserve’s 2% target for the first time in over a year in March, a sign of strengthening U.S. price pressures that could encourage the Fed to continue lifting interest rates this year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 30th, 2018

Economic Report: Inflation hits Fed’s 2% target, PCE shows, in prelude to faster rise in U.S. interest rates

A key inflation gauge rose to 2%, hitting the Federal Reserve’s target for the first time in a year and potentially signaling a faster increase in U.S. interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Fed holds rates steady as inflation picks up

The central bank said inflation has 'moved closer' to its 2% target......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 2nd, 2018

Fed holds interest rates steady, says inflation is close to its target

Chip Somodevilla/Getty The Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it held interest rates steady after a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 2nd, 2018

Fed leaves interest rates unchanged, says inflation near target

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday and expressed confidence that a recent rise in inflation to near the U.S. central bank's target would be sustained, leaving it on track to raise borrowing costs in June......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 2nd, 2018

Fed keeps key rate unchanged, says inflation near target

The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady Wednesday and expressed confidence that a recent rise in inflation to near the U.S. central bank's 2 percent target would be sustained, leaving it on track to raise borrowing costs in June......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 2nd, 2018

Fed stands pat on rates, clears way for June hike

The Fed kept its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged, but noted inflation has picked up close to its 2% target, opening door to a .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 2nd, 2018

The Fed: ‘Symmetric’ is the new buzzword as Fed adds adjective to description of inflation target

Here are the reactions by economists to news the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged at the two-day meeting ending May 2......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 2nd, 2018

Steady As She Goes: Fed Holds Rates But Says Inflation Nearing Its Target

Inflation, the market’s favorite boogeyman, is closer to the Fed’s long-term goal but seems to be under control, the Fed said Wednesday as it kept its target rate unchanged in a range between 1.5 percent and 1.75 percent. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 2nd, 2018

Sending a signal: RBI should consider raising rates, even if by 25 bps

There is no room for overconfidence on the inflation front......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 28th, 2018

U.S. Inflation Firms in April, Stays at Fed Target for Second Month Straight

Inflation remained at the Federal Reserve’s target in April for a second straight month, a sign of firming prices in the U.S. economy that underscores policy makers’ plans to gradually raise interest rates......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 31st, 2018

Fed clambers back to positive real rates, now debate is when to stop

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve will likely raise its target interest rate to above the rate of inflation for the first time in a decade next week, igniting a new debate: when to stop......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2018

Bank Of Japan Leaves Policy Unchanged, Downgrades Inflation, Continues "Stealth" Taper

Yen is weaker following The BOJ's decision (with one dissent) to leave policy rates unchanged and maintain their JGB holdings target. BoJ did downgrade their inflation outlook but made no mention of its ongoi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 14th, 2018