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Federal Reserve Raises Key Interest Rate and Signals More Increases May Come

The Fed now foresees four rate hikes this year WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve took note of a resilient U.S. economy Wednesday by raising its b.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJun 13th, 2018

Fed signals more gradual rate increases in 2019

Federal Reserve officials say they will continue to raise interest rates. That's according to meeting minutes, cited by The Wall Street Journal. Federal Reserve officials said they will watch for evidence that their moves are keeping economic gro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2018

St. Louis Fed"s Bullard says rates already near neutral, no more raises needed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard on Friday spelled out the case against any further interest rate increases, saying rates may already have reached a "neutral" level that is no longer stimulating the economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 11th, 2018

Fed Minutes Point to Continued, Gradual Interest-Rate Increases

Federal Reserve officials signaled they see a strong economy justifying continued interest-rate increases and said they will watch for evidence their moves are keeping economic growth on an even keel, minutes of their September policy meeting showed......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 17th, 2018

Trump calls "loco" Federal Reserve "too aggressive"

U.S. President Donald Trump launched a second day of criticism against the Federal Reserve on Thursday, calling its interest rate increases a "ridiculous" policy that was making it more expensive for his administration to finance its escalating deficits......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 11th, 2018

Trump calls "loco" Federal Reserve "too aggressive": Fox interview

U.S. President Donald Trump launched a second day of criticism against the Federal Reserve on Thursday, calling its interest rate increases a "ridiculous" policy that was making it more expensive for his administration to finance its escalating deficits......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 11th, 2018

After Stock Market Drop, President Trump Says Federal Reserve ‘Has Gone Crazy’

“The Fed is making a mistake” President Donald Trump slammed the Federal Reserve as “crazy” for its interest-rate increases this year in comments hours after the worst U.S. stock market sel.....»»

Category: topSource: timeOct 10th, 2018

Trump says Fed moving too fast on interest rate increases

President Donald Trump said the Federal Reserve is moving too fast with interest rates increases, dismissing concerns about inflation......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 9th, 2018

Trump says Fed moving too fast on interest rate increases

President Donald Trump said the Federal Reserve is moving too fast with interest rates increases, dismissing concerns about inflation......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 9th, 2018

Trump Criticizes Fed Rate Increases Again

President Trump repeated his frustration over higher short-term interest rates set by the Federal Reserve, but said he hadn’t spoken with Fed Chairman Jerome Powell because he wanted to stay “uninvolved” in monetary policy......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 9th, 2018

The Right Bond ETF For Fed Fun

Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the third time this year, setting the stage for another rate hike of 25 basis points in December and perhaps several more increases in 2019. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 28th, 2018

Powell: Fed rate increases are intended to prolong recovery

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is saying that the economy is healthy and that the Fed's steady interest rate increases are intended to prolong its expansion......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 27th, 2018

Fed Raises Rates, Signals One More Increase This Year

The Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates by another quarter-percentage point—and officials signaled they want to continue lifting them through the next year to keep a strong economy on an even keel......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 27th, 2018

Fed Raises Interest Rates, Signals One More Increase This Year

The Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates by another quarter-percentage point—and officials signaled they want to continue lifting them through the next year to keep a strong economy on an even keel......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 26th, 2018

Fed raises rates, sees at least three more years of economic growth

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday, as expected, and forecast three more years of economic growth as the U.S. central bank left its policy for steady rate rises in place......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 26th, 2018

The Tricky Part of the Fed"s Next Rate Increases

Deciding to raise short-term interest rates will be the easy part of Federal Reserve officials’ meeting later this month. Agreeing on how to frame the path of rate increases next year could prove much harder......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 13th, 2018

The Tricky Part of the Fed"s Next Rate Increase

Deciding to raise short-term interest rates will be the easy part of Federal Reserve officials’ meeting later this month. Agreeing on how to frame the path of rate increases next year could prove much harder......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 13th, 2018

Fed should pay more attention to market signals with next rate moves: Bullard

Federal Reserve interest rate-setters aren’t paying enough attention to what the bond and stock markets tell them, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 12th, 2018

Fed chair says gradual hikes likely if economy stays strong

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the fundamentals of the U.S. economic expansion look strong and support the case for continued gradual interest-rate increases......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 24th, 2018

Fed chair says gradual hikes likely if economy stays strong

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the fundamentals of the U.S. economic expansion look strong and support the case for continued gradual interest-rate increases......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 24th, 2018

Fed"s Mester Says Gradual Rate Increases Still Best Path

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester said the economy’s solid performance justifies further gradual interest-rate increases......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 24th, 2018