Fed Officials Endorse Gradual Rate Hikes
Many Fed officials are starting to worry that they might be forced to raise interest rates faster because of inflation.
Fed’s Dudley Says Financial Regulation Job Remains Unfinished
Regulators still have not eliminated the threat posed by institutions considered “too big to fail,” Dudley says.
Yellen Sees Hike ‘Relatively Soon’ and Plans to Serve Full Term
Yellen's testimony before a Congressional committee Thursday cemented market expectations for a rate hike in mid-December when Fed policymakers meet.
Fed Sets Up Possible December Hike While Leaving Rates on Hold
Today's FOMC statement said the case for hiking rates has continued to strengthen and inflation is poised to reach the Fed's target.
Yellen Sees Rates Rising Gradually but Avoids Precise Timing
“Yellen’s speech is clearly aimed at calming nerves” after a weak jobs report, an economist says.
Weak U.S. Jobs Report Pulls Rug From Under June Fed Rate Hike
The argument for a June interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve has evaporated with the news that only 38,000 jobs were created in May.
Most Fed Officials Said June Hike Likely if Economy Warrants
But policymakers were divided over whether those conditions were likely to be met in time.
U.S. Regulators Play Down Impact of Regulation on Bond Liquidity
Two U.S. regulators said that tougher rules to strengthen the nation’s financial system had not impaired the functioning of the bond market.
Some FOMC Members Saw December Rate Rise as ‘Close Call’
Some policymakers worried about too-low inflation and received assurances that their colleagues would closely monitor its progress.
Yellen Signals Solid Economy Would Spur December Rate Hike
“At this point, I see the U.S. economy as performing well,” Yellen said on Wednesday in testimony before the House Financial Services Committee in Washington.