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The Fed: The Fed won’t cut interest rates next week after CPI report — but probably will in July, economists say

The tame May consumer price-index did not change economists’ views on when the Fed will cut interest rates. Most still see July as the likely month for the first easing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2019

The Fed: Tame CPI report not enough to get Fed to move next week, economists say

The tame May consumer price-index did not change economists’ views on when the Fed will cut interest rates. Most still see July as the likely month for the first easing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2019

U.S.-China trade war risks driving Fed policy, not Trump"s carping: economists

The U.S.-China trade war will worsen or at best stay the same over the coming year, according to economists in a Reuters poll who expect the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates next week for the second meeting in a row......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 12th, 2019

Trump says ‘Boneheads’ at Fed should cut interest rates to zero — or even set negative rates

The tweetstorm comes on the heels of a disappointing jobs report and a week ahead of the Federal Reserve board's next meeting......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 12th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. consumer spending surges in July — but inflation is still quite tame

Americans boosted spending in July on recreational goods and vehicles as well as energy to run their air conditioners, but inflation remained low enough to give the Federal Reserve room to cut interest rates next month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 30th, 2019

Capitol Report: ‘Left behind’ Americans start to catch up as strong labor market boosts job prospects

Helping poorer Americans who were “left behind” after the last recession was one of the chief goals cited by Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell this week when the central bank cut interest rates. Evidently the Fed is succeeding......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 2nd, 2019

Economic Report: German flash manufacturing PMI slumps to seven-year low

A gauge of German manufacturing output fell to the worst level in seven years in July, underscoring the slowdown in trade that has undercut the exporting powerhouse and may lead the European Central Bank to cut interest rates in two months’ time......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 24th, 2019

Wall Street mixed ahead of major earnings, key central bank meetings

The S&P 500 index pared early gains to tread water on Monday, as investors awaited key central bank meetings for direction on the path of interest rates and earnings from marquee names including Facebook and Amazon that are set to report this week......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 22nd, 2019

Market Snapshot: Stocks close lower as Fed seen signaling only modest rate cut, Iran seizes tankers

U.S. stocks closed lower Friday following a report that Federal Reserve officials would only cut interest rates by a quarter percentage point in late July, and after Iran said it seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 19th, 2019

Nasdaq ends at a record as bets on a Fed rate cut in July climb; S&P 500 touches 3,000

The Nasdaq on Wednesday scored a record close, its first in about a week, and the broader market finished at or near all-time highs as investors raised their expectations for a decrease in benchmark interest rates at the en.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 2019

Mortgage Loan Rates Mixed, New Applications Down in Holiday Week

Adjusted to account for the Fourth of July holiday, new mortgage applications dropped by 2.4% last week while mortgage interest rates mostly made small adjustments......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 10th, 2019

US stocks start week lower as rate cut hopes fade

The strong jobs report dimmed optimism that the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates soon......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 8th, 2019

NewsWatch: It’s ‘hallucinatory’ to expect a half-point Fed rate cut now — but economists still expect a quarter-point reduction

The solid June jobs report removes any chance the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates by a half-point, economists said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 6th, 2019

The Fed: It’s ‘hallucinatory’ to expect a half-point Fed rate cut now — but economists still expect a quarter-point reduction

The solid June jobs report removes any chance the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates by a half-point, economists said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 5th, 2019

Dollar gains on lower rate cut expectations, stocks flat

The dollar rose and European shares fell on Wednesday as traders scaled back expectations of an aggressive cut in U.S. interest rates in July, while Wall Street rose on hopes of a China-U.S. trade breakthrough at the G20 summit later this week in Japan......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 26th, 2019

Citi sees case for Fed to lower rates by 50 bps in July

Citi economists said on Friday if the Federal Reserve decides to lower U.S. interest rates next month, it would do so with a bold 50 basis-points cut, together with an earlier end of its balance sheet reduction......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 21st, 2019

Citi sees case for Fed to cut rates 50 bps in July

Citi economists said on Friday if the Federal Reserve decides to lower U.S. interest rates next month, it would do so with a bold 50 basis-points cut, together with an earlier end of its balance sheet reduction......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 21st, 2019

It"s no longer a question of whether the Fed will cut interest rates, but when

Economists said it is now likely the Fed will move to cut rates this year, possibly as early as July......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 7th, 2019

It"s no longer a question of whether the Fed will cut interest rates, but when

Economists said it is now likely the Fed will move to cut rates this year, possibly as early as July......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 7th, 2019

KB Homes Analysts React To Q1 Earnings Beat, Revenue Miss, Note Interest Rate Effect

With lower mortgage rates giving homebuilders optimism about growth, sell-side analysts are easing into more bullish territory on KB Home (NYSE: KBH) despite a mixed earnings report this week.  Latest Ratings for KBH Date.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 27th, 2019

The Fed: Fed’s pause now extends through September in wake of weak jobs report

The Federal Reserve’s pause on interest rates now extends through September in wake of weak jobs report, economists said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 8th, 2019