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Fed's Brainard sees no compelling case for Fed digital currency

Delivering what may be one of the U.S. central bank's most detailed critiques of cryptocurrencies to date, Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard on Tuesday said digital coins pose "serious" challenges, and she all but dismissed the possibility that the Fed could enter the market.

Fed's Bullard says U.S. yield curve might invert by early 2019

The U.S. yield curve could invert later this year to early 2019, St. Louis Federal Reserve James Bullard said on Monday, in a market move in which short-term U.S. interest rates rise above longer-term bond yields and which has preceded recent U.S. recessions.