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The possibility of Janet Yellen’s exit could lead the Fed to pull the trigger on downsizing its $4.5 trillion balance sheet, Goldman says.
Wall Street may look no further than its own paychecks for an explanation why the Fed is not likely to raise rates in March.
Since the central bank enacted historically accommodative policies, the U.S. has grown faster than other parts of the world, she said.
Janet Yellen just gave the markets a wake up call—the Fed does intend to raise rates three times this year and possibly even in March.
Trump could be poised to dramatically revise the Fed’s monetary policy outlook over the next 10 years, according to a Deutsche Bank report.
A closely watched gauge of what’s happening with worker salaries showed only muted progress as 2016 came to a close.
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.