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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

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

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: marketwatch8 hr. 19 min. ago

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: marketwatch12 hr. 4 min. ago

Federal Reserve bumps up interest rate, signals two more hikes are likely in 2018

Federal Reserve bumps up interest rate, signals two more hikes are likely in 2018.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 13th, 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 raises rates, Powell talks future plans: LIVE BLOG

The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate on Wednesday at the conclusion of a two-day policy meeting......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 13th, 2018

Bond Report: 2-year Treasury yield hits more than 3-week high as Fed lifts rates

Treasury yields rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raises its key interest rate and drops language that rates would remain below its long-term rate in its policy statement......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 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

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

Bond Report: U.S. government bonds rise as Fed lifts key interest rates

Treasury yields rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raises its key interest rate and drops language that rates would remain below its long-term rate in its policy statement......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2018

Federal Reserve bumps up interest rate, signals two more hikes likely in 2018

Federal Reserve bumps up interest rate, signals two more hikes likely in 2018.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 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

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates For Seventh Time Since 2015

The Federal Reserve concluded its June meeting by hiking interest rates a quarter percentage point. The seventh raise in two and a half years brings the federal funds rate to a range between 1.75 percent and 2 percent. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 13th, 2018

Treasury yields tick higher after Fed raises key interest rate by 0.25%

Treasury yields rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark fed funds rate by 0.25% to a range of 1.75% to 2%, as expected. The 10-year Treasury note yield rose 1.5 basis points to 2.972%. The 2-ye.....»»

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 Raises Rates and Signals Faster Pace in Coming Years

The Federal Reserve said it will raise interest rates by another quarter-percentage point and signaled it could lift them at a slightly faster pace this year to keep a strengthening economy on an even keel......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 13th, 2018

Borrowing Costs Climb Along With Fed Rate Increases

Borrowing costs for consumers have risen as the Federal Reserve continues to tighten monetary policy, with interest rates on home, auto and credit-card loans reaching multiyear highs in recent months......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 13th, 2018

The Tell: How Federal Reserve rate hikes always end up creating ‘a meaningful crisis somewhere’

Virtually every round of interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve has ended up creating a “meaningful crisis,” says Deutsche Bank strategist Alan Ruskin. This time probably won’t be different......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2018

The Tell: Here’s why Fed rate hikes are like shaking a tree full of rotten fruit

Virtually every round of interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve has ended up creating a “meaningful crisis,” says Deutsche Bank strategist Alan Ruskin. This time probably won’t be different......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2018

The Tell: Here’s why every Fed rate-hike cycle ‘creates a meaningful crisis somewhere’

Virtually every round of interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve has ended up creating a “meaningful crisis,” says Deutsche Bank strategist Alan Ruskin. This time probably won’t be different......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2018