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THREE GAUGES SHOW PRICES RISING IN U.S. PRODUCTION PIPELINE


In Washington, the Labor Department said in a report that U.S. wholesale prices rose in January on costs of energy and hospital services... READ MORE

15th February, 2018 101

U.S. CPI TOPS ESTIMATES AS APPAREL COSTS JUMP MOST IN 30 YEARS


The consumer price index rose 0.5 percent from the previous month, above the median estimate of economists for a 0.3 percent increase, a Labor Department report showed Wednesday... READ MORE

15th February, 2018 1031

U.S. TAX CUTS BAD IDEA NOW BUT WILL BOOST GROWTH, SAY ECONOMISTS


After the January inflation numbers, markets were pricing in about a one-in-four chance of four rate hikes this year, up from about one-in-six last week... READ MORE

15th February, 2018 42

FED FACES PRESSURE TO STEP UP RATE HIKES AFTER SPENDING PACKAGE


It will fuel inflationary pressures, Zandi said in an email... READ MORE

9th February, 2018 64

DEPOSIT-SHUNNING BANKS GET BIG BREAK AS U.S. EASES LEVERAGE RULE


While that can help banks raise their leverage ratio, it also crimps profits... READ MORE

1st February, 2018 88

FED LEAVES RATES UNCHANGED, SEES INFLATION RISING THIS YEAR


US Federal Reserve keeps interest rates the same in last meeting under Yellen... READ MORE

1st February, 2018 57

STOCKS RECOUP GAINS, YIELDS HIT HIGHS AFTER FED


Bloomberg's Chris Condon reports on the Federal Reserve's policy-making meeting... READ MORE

31st January, 2018 313

AMERICA'S OLDEST HAT COMPANY HAS BEEN TRICKING CUSTOMERS FOR YEARS


After a Federal Trade Commission probe found that 70 percent of its hats are imported... READ MORE

24th January, 2018 102

FED WORKING ON PROPOSAL TO EASE UP ON BANK LEVERAGE LIMITS


A requirement that U.S. banks maintain a minimum level of capital against all their assets... READ MORE

19th January, 2018 388

HOW FREE TRADE DEALS MAY HAVE MADE THE MORTGAGE CRISIS AND GREAT RECESSION WORSE


The new analysis from the Federal Reserve reviewed local economies whose industries were most vulnerable to competition from foreign imports... READ MORE

18th January, 2018 58

ASIAN STOCKS NEAR A RECORD HIGH AS TRADING THINS MARKETS WRAP


Ten-year Treasury yields advanced toward 2.43 percent after the biggest intraday slide since the start of December on Wednesday... READ MORE

28th December, 2017 97

PETER METCALF WIELDS THE MIGHT OF THE OUTDOOR INDUSTRY TO PROTECT THE WILD


Growing up in the suburbs on Long Island, Peter Metcalf thought exploring the outdoors meant biking around a decommissioned air base near his home... READ MORE

19th December, 2017 561

BOND MARKET'S HOT TRADE IS A CHEAP BET FED WILL KEEP ITS PROMISES


The divergence between eurodollar rates and short-dated note yields gives traders two ways to express their Fed views... READ MORE

14th December, 2017 32

JANET YELLEN JUST GAVE TRUMP A BAG OF COAL FOR CHRISTMAS


The Fed's actions are gentle way to get the interest rates it controls higher... READ MORE

14th December, 2017 14

ASIAN SHARES UP DOLLAR DIPS AS DEMOCRAT WINS ALABAMA SENATE RACE


S P e-mini futures ESc1 were down as much as 0.3 percent, compared to their drop 0.1 percent before the Alabama polls closed... READ MORE

13th December, 2017 526

ANALYSIS | TRUMP HAS UNPRECEDENTED POWER TO REMAKE THE WORLD'S MOST POWERFUL ECONOMIC BODY


Fed governors have staggered 14-year terms, which means that a president should only be able to appoint a new member to the board every two years... READ MORE

12th December, 2017 141

TRUMP'S FED CHAIR NOMINEE TO FACE QUESTIONS AT SENATE HEARING


And all eyes will be on President Donald Trump's nominee, Jerome Powell, when he attends his confirmation hearing later today... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 2

DOLLAR RECOVERS GROUND AS U.S. TAX PLAN, POWELL CONFIRMATION EYED


The dollar index .DXY, which measures the greenback against six rival currencies, was up 0.12 percent at 92.893, after hitting a nine-week low of 92.496 earlier in the session... READ MORE

27th November, 2017 0

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TOP RUSSIAN CYBERCRIMES AGENT ARRESTED FOR TREASON


Mr. Mikhailov served in the F.S.B.'s Center for Information Security, the agency's cyberintelligence branch, which has been implicated in the American election hacking... READ MORE

26th January, 2017 6673

BATTLE OF TITANS: SHOWDOWN LOOMING BETWEEN DONALD TRUMP & US CENTRAL BANK


And there is no more fearsome creature in Washington, DC than the US Federal Reserve, which possesses the power to make and break presidencies... READ MORE

27th January, 2017 3186

STUDENT DEBT IN AMERICA HAS HIT A NEW RECORD


The rise in student debt worries federal regulators responsible for policing financial markets... READ MORE

18th February, 2017 3028

OIL JUMPS MOST SINCE FEBRUARY ON OPEC DEAL AS TREASURIES RETREAT


Crude oil surged as OPEC ministers forged a deal to reduce production, igniting a rally in global energy stocks... READ MORE

1st December, 2016 2425

FED RATE-HIKE ODDS APPROACH 100 IN ANTICIPATION OF TRUMPENOMICS


Trump's spending plans are driving speculation the Fed will pick up its pace of rate increases as inflation expectations climb... READ MORE

16th November, 2016 2223

AMERICANS HAVEN'T GOTTEN A RAISE IN 16 YEARS


Americans are angry because they don't care about the statistical noise -- they care about what they see with their own eyes... READ MORE

30th April, 2016 1987

INVESTORS ARE POURING INTO GOLD


On Wednesday, investors poured 413 million into SPDR Gold Shares, the largest ETF backed by the metal, recouping almost half of the money that exited last month... READ MORE

3rd February, 2017 1677

U.S. STOCKS SLIP AS OIL RALLY EASES WITH BOND ROUT; GOLD CLIMBS


A gauge of small-cap companies retreated by more than 1 percent as benchmark indexes in the U.S. fell from record highs, even as blue-chip shares advanced... READ MORE

13th December, 2016 1121

DOLLAR JUMPS AS FED PULLS THE TRIGGER WHILE STOCKS DEBT DECLINE


Utilities and energy shares drove the S P 500 Index down 0.8 percent as two-year Treasury yields soared to their highest level in seven years... READ MORE

15th December, 2016 1082

U.S. STOCKS, BONDS JUMP ON GO-SLOW FED; OIL CLIMBS


The dollar fell versus most major peers, while 10-year Treasury yields slid below 2.32 percent and gold futures rose... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 945

SENATOR QUESTIONS QUICK APPROVAL OF AMAZON'S WHOLE FOODS PURCHASE


"Amazon's increased access to data on consumers and their behavior, and its dominance in internet retail sales, raises questions about whether this merger harms consumers and suppresses competition," she said... READ MORE

25th August, 2017 878

BOND TRADERS STILL COME OUT AS WINNERS AFTER FOUR FED RATE HIKES


In December 2015, before the central bank's first hike in nine years, the note yielded about 2.27 percent... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 837

WITH TRUMP LURKING, THE FED'S RATE HIKES BECOME UNLIKELY


And that's what seems to have happened with the retail sales figures... READ MORE

25th March, 2016 718

U.S. STOCKS SLIP ON TECH DROP, DOLLAR UP AFTER FED


The greenback strengthened and 10-year Treasury yields climbed as the Fed suggested the strength of the labor market will ultimately prevail over weakness in inflation... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 627

DOW BOUNCES UP BY 619 POINTS


Trader Kevin Walsh works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Aug... READ MORE

26th August, 2015 584

DOLLAR STOCKS LITTLE CHANGED ON MIXED FED SIGNAL MARKETS WRAP


The British pound added to gains after the House of Commons voted to allow the prime minister to start divorce talks with the European Union... READ MORE

2nd February, 2017 578

DOLLAR DROPS, BONDS CLIMB ON FED'S INFLATION VIEW


Start your day with what's moving markets in Asia... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 476

A $1 TRILLION PAIN TRADE IN TREASURIES DIVIDES TOP BOND DEALERS


As a result, overall Treasury issuance has to rise a lot in the coming years... READ MORE

15th May, 2017 472

S&P 500 RISES TO RECORD AS OIL REBOUNDS, JOBS GROW


In Europe, attention remains on the French presidential election Sunday, with centrist Emmanuel Macron predicted to prevail over his anti-euro rival Marine Le Pen... READ MORE

6th May, 2017 466

FED'S YELLEN SEES GRADUAL RATE HIKES STARTING THIS YEAR


But inflation has remained stubbornly low, complicating the Fed's plan to part ways with its accommodative monetary policy... READ MORE

27th March, 2015 463

STOCKS IN EUROPE HIT TWO-YEAR HIGH AS METALS SURGE


The Stoxx Europe 600 Index jumped to its highest level in more than two years, with most of the most industry sectors rising... READ MORE

1st November, 2017 432

U.S. TECH STOCKS JUMP; DOLLAR GAINS, BONDS DECLINE


The Nasdaq 100 Index jumped the most since November, as large-cap tech stocks rebounded from two weeks of declines... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 421

U.S. STOCKS DROP ON BRENT BEAR SLUMP, GOLD RISES


U.S. Stocks Drop on Brent Bear Slump, Gold Rises Markets Wrap... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 419

EXPLAINER: WHY THE INTEREST RATE DECISION BY THE US CENTRAL BANK IS ONE OF ITS MOST IMPORTANT EVER


EXPLAINER As the central bank of the world's biggest economy the United States Federal Reserve is arguably the most powerful non-elected institution on the planet... READ MORE

17th September, 2015 413

U.S. STOCKS MIXED AS TRADERS LOOK PAST GDP REPORT


U.S. Stocks Mixed as Traders Look Past GDP Report Markets Wrap... READ MORE

30th April, 2017 397

STOCKS, DOLLAR GAIN AMID FED MINUTES AS OIL DROPS


The comments on asset prices underscore why three officials, including Chair Janet Yellen, last week mentioned rising valuation metrics in separate speeches... READ MORE

6th July, 2017 377

JANET YELLEN CONDUCTS A GIANT EXPERIMENT AS FED DECIDES WHETHER TO RAISE RATES


The strange new world of the federal reserve is not your daddy's central banking system... READ MORE

19th September, 2016 366

POST-FED TRADES FADE AS U.S. STOCKS, BONDS RETREAT


Central banks are on a reasonably predictable path on both sides of the Atlantic now... READ MORE

17th March, 2017 364

STOCKS RISE, DOLLAR FALLS AFTER WEAK JOBS NUMBER


The Stocks Europe 600 Index gained a third day, with media companies among the winners after Vivendi SA sales beat estimates... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 360

FEDERAL RESERVE AND REPUBLICAN CRITICS MAY COMPROMISE ON OVERSIGHT AFTER TRUMP WIN


But monetary policy isn't a simple thing, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said in a recent interview... READ MORE

12th December, 2016 353


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