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Howard Schneider

Beneath Fed's positive spin, an embrace of a tepid future

Mar 21 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON Federal Reserve policymakers see a U.S. economy that is rapidly losing momentum. They predict inflation will miss their 2 percent target for yet another year, despite rising wages, and they expect unemployment to increase.

Fed bläst Zinserhöhungen für 2019 ab - "Es riecht nach Panik"

Mar 21 2019

Washington/Berlin Angesichts der unsicheren Konjunkturaussichten will die US-Notenbank Fed dieses Jahr die Füße stillhalten und die Ära aggressiver Zinserhöhungen beenden.

Fed sees no rate hikes in 2019, sets end to asset runoff

Mar 20 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday brought its three-year drive to tighten monetary policy to an abrupt end, abandoning projections for any interest rate hikes this year amid signs of an economic slowdown, and saying it would halt the steady decline of its balance sheet in September. | Video

RPT-WRAPUP 1-U.S. Fed's balance sheet plan, economic outlook under microscope

Mar 20 2019

WASHINGTON, March 20 The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday is expected to hold interest rates steady, shave the number of hikes projected for the rest of the year, and release long-awaited details of a plan to end the monthly reduction of its massive balance sheet.

U.S. Fed's balance sheet plan, economic outlook under microscope

Mar 20 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday is expected to hold interest rates steady, shave the number of hikes projected for the rest of the year, and release long-awaited details of a plan to end the monthly reduction of its massive balance sheet.

WRAPUP 1-U.S. Fed's balance sheet plan, economic outlook under microscope

Mar 20 2019

WASHINGTON, March 20 The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday is expected to hold interest rates steady, shave the number of hikes projected for the rest of the year, and release long-awaited details of a plan to end the monthly reduction of its massive balance sheet.

Bribing your way to college? Check your math, it may not pay

Mar 14 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON Experts agree that college pays off. But at any price?

RPT-'Pervasive uncertainty' pushes top central banks to patient stance

Mar 08 2019

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT, March 7 "Patient" monetary policy. "Muted" inflation. "Uncertainty" over global trade and government policies that may be undermining the economy.

'Pervasive uncertainty' pushes top central banks to patient stance

Mar 07 2019

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT "Patient" monetary policy. "Muted" inflation. "Uncertainty" over global trade and government policies that may be undermining the economy.

Democrats' Twitter war: Should U.S. borrow a lot, or a whole lot?

Mar 06 2019

WASHINGTON Twitter may not be the best place to decide the future of the U.S. economy.

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