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Mar 24 2017

Dudley defends fine-tuned Fed rate hikes for stable but uneven U.S. economy

NEW YORK Delicate interest-rate hikes are necessary given the United States may be on the cusp of a jump in inflation, one of the Federal Reserve's most influential officials said on Friday before a local gathering that questioned the wisdom of even gradually trimming economic support for poorer Americans.

Mar 21 2017

Hot U.S. real estate a potential red flag: Fed's Rosengren

The run-up in U.S. real estate prices could potentially amplify any future economic downturn, a Federal Reserve official said on Tuesday, urging regulators globally to consider tools beyond interest rates that could help cool the sector.

Mar 16 2017

Fed rate hikes could spell end to global easing

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve's return to higher interest rates could lend a hand to beleaguered counterparts in Japan and Europe and signal the end of a long cycle of monetary stimulus across Asia, as central banks from Beijing to Ankara to London reacted on Thursday to the U.S. policy change. | Video

Mar 16 2017

Fed steigt zu Beginn von Trumps Amtszeit bei Zinsen aufs Gas

Washington/Berlin Kurz nach dem Amtsantritt von US-Präsident Donald Trump hat die amerikanische Notenbank Fed erstmals in diesem Jahr die Zinsen angehoben - und will bald nachlegen.

Mar 12 2017

VORSCHAU-US-Notenbank zündet erste Stufe der Mission Zinserhöhung 2017

Washington/Berlin Die US-Notenbank Fed will die Zinszügel Mitte nächster Woche erstmals in diesem Jahr anziehen.

Mar 08 2017

Confronted by market doubts, Federal Reserve drove March rate rise expectations

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO Early last week, financial markets saw just a 30 percent chance of the Federal Reserve raising interest rates in March; but by Friday after a striking series of comments from Fed officials, including Chair Janet Yellen, traders saw an 80 percent chance.

Mar 08 2017

Analysis - Confronted by market doubts, Federal Reserve drove March rate rise expectations

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO Early last week, financial markets saw just a 30 percent chance of the Federal Reserve raising interest rates in March; but by Friday after a striking series of comments from Fed officials, including Chair Janet Yellen, traders saw an 80 percent chance.

Mar 03 2017

Fed vice chair joins effort to flag pending rate hike

NEW YORK Federal Reserve policymakers who have recently signaled a pending U.S. interest rate rise are correct given the growing confidence and aggregate demand in the economy and stock market since the U.S. election, the Fed's vice chairman said on Friday.

Mar 03 2017

Research undercuts Fed's two favorite U.S. inflation tools

NEW YORK Two tools that the Federal Reserve heavily relies upon to predict U.S. inflation in fact provide little practical help, and the Fed would be wise to only modestly overshoot its 2-percent price target, concludes a high-profile paper published on Friday.

Feb 28 2017

Fed officials jolt market with talk of pending rate hike

SANTA CRUZ, Calif./NEW YORK A handful of Federal Reserve policymakers on Tuesday jolted markets into higher expectations for a March U.S. interest rate increase, with comments that suggested rate-setters are worried about waiting too long in the face of pending economic stimulus from Washington.

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