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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

Currencies: Dollar hangs onto small gains, with traders ready for Fed’s outlook on rates

The U.S. dollar held broadly to thin gains Wednesday, with traders ready to gauge how many more rate hikes are in the Federal Reserve’s pipeline if the central bank meets expectations to raise rates later Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2018

Market Extra: Hedge funds cool on rate hike expectations by going long on 2-year Treasury note

Hedge funds and speculators turn positive on the 2-year note for the first time in more than a year as investors cool their bets for the climb in short-dated yields to continue......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 5th, 2018

Gold prices post declines for the session and week

Gold prices settled lower Friday as upbeat monthly U.S. jobs data backed expectations for an interest-rate hike by the Federal Reserve later this month. June go.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 1st, 2018

Wall Street climbs on strong jobs data, tech rally

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Friday after the latest monthly jobs report pointed to strength in the world's largest economy and cemented expectations of at least two more rate hikes by the Federal Reserve this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 1st, 2018

Wall Street rises after strong May jobs data

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Friday led by bank stocks as a stronger-than-expected jobs report for May locked in expectations of an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve this month......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 1st, 2018

May Jobs Surge By 223,000 Smashing Expectations; Jobless Rate Hits Historic Low As Wages Beat

When we previewed the May payrolls last night we said that "after two consecutive and not immaterial misses, and 6 misses in the past 8 months, it's about time for a solid payrolls "beat", even if nobody cares anymore about the num.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 1st, 2018

Jobs report beats expectations, unemployment rate falls to 18-year low

US employers added 223,000 nonfarm payrolls in May, more than expected, while the unemployment rate fell to a new 18-year low of 3.8%, according to the jobs report released on Friday. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 1st, 2018

Wall Street opens higher after strong jobs data

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday, led by gains in technology and bank stocks after a stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs report cemented expectations of an interest rate hike this month......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 1st, 2018

RBI monetary policy: Four charts show markets are preparing for a rate hike

Reserve Bank of India hasn't tinkered with rates since August, and even cut inflation projections last month, raising expectations that borrowing costs would remain on hold.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 30th, 2018

Metals Stocks: Gold aims to extend post-Fed minutes pop as stocks set to stumble at open

Gold gains early Thursday, extending the modest rise from after-hours trading Wednesday when the latest glimpse into Federal Reserve thinking backed longstanding market expectations for an interest-rate hike next month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2018

Asian stocks near three-week top, dollar eases after U.S. inflation

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian markets started on a firm footing and the dollar eased on Friday as softer-than-forecast U.S. inflation data tempered expectations for faster Federal Reserve interest rate rises this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 10th, 2018

Bank of England to wait out soft data as it eyes next rate rise

In sharp contrast to widespread expectations just a few weeks ago that it would raise rates, the BoE said its nine rate-setters voted 7-2 to keep them at 0.5 per cent.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 10th, 2018

Bank of England holds key interest rate at 0.5%, cuts inflation and GDP outlooks

The Bank of England on Thursday left its key interest rate at 0.5%, meeting widely held expectations. The Monetary Policy Committee voted 7-2 to make no changes in policy, a decision that comes as inflation has slowed to a 2.5% rate but is.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2018

The Tell: How much juice is left in the dollar rally?

The U.S. dollar is on an impressive upswing against virtually all of its rivals. But how much juice is left in this rally that was inspired by rising interest rate expectations and weaker economic data elsewhere......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 8th, 2018

Jobs report misses expectations but hiring rises; unemployment at 3.9 percent

U.S. hiring rebounded in April and the unemployment rate dropped below 4 percent for the first time since 2000, while wage gains unexpectedly cooled, suggesting the labor market still has slack to absorb......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 4th, 2018

World shares hemmed in by dollar and Fed rate expectations

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks inched higher on Wednesday after two days of losses but remained pinned down by the dollar's recent surge and expectations that a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the day will signal further policy tightening ahead......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 2nd, 2018

Currencies: Dollar extends rally to turn positive for 2018

The U.S. dollar gained Tuesday, pushing it into positive territory for 2018, as expectations persisted for a gap between U.S. interest-rate policy and that for other major global powers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 1st, 2018

Amazon shares hit record after earnings report

Shares of Amazon soared to a lifetime high Friday after the online giant announced a rate hike for its Prime service and blew through all earnings expectations, with profits more than doubling compared to the same period last year......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 30th, 2018

Amazon shares hit record on blockbuster earnings report

Shares of Amazon soared to a lifetime high Friday after the online giant announced a rate hike for its Prime service and blew through all earnings expectations, with profits more than doubling compared to the same period last year......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 27th, 2018