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The central bank is widely expected to raise its federal funds rate a quarter-point at the conclusion of its two-day meeting on Wednesday.
The Fed has the green light to hike interest rates when it meets later this month.
Forget all that talk about her leaving the Fed if Trump becomes president: The chair says she’s not going anywhere.
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said the case for removing accommodation is “quite strong” while interest rates will plateau at a level that is lower than normal.
The worry is that if the Federal Reserve waits too long, it could be forced into having to raise rates aggressively in order to slow the economy.
Economist Anthony Chan says productivity will improve in 2017 and so will the labor force and perhaps even earnings.
Money and credit growth in the U.S. has now become inflationary and is encouraging another bubble in stock markets, according to an economist.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen, based on her recent remarks at the Fed’s Jackson Hole conference, clearly wants to get back in the game.
The Federal Reserve is focusing too narrowly on its dual mandate, the former Dallas Fed president says.
Disappointing retail sales raises more concern about the consumer and reaffirms the view that the Fed will not raise rates next week.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wednesday, as investors remained cautious over choppiness in the oil market.
U.S. stocks opened Tuesday trading sharply lower as investors looked ahead to next week’s Federal Reserve meeting while keeping an eye on falling oil prices.
GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump tells CNBC the Federal Reserve is doing what President Barack Obama wants by keeping interest rates low.
European stocks were lower on Monday on concerns that the Fed could be considering an imminent interest rate hike.
Central banks like the U.S. Federal Reserve will be crucial in determining the state of health of the energy sector, according to OPEC.