Fed Inflation Debate Heats Up
Some officials say letting inflation rise over 2% could be costly to reverse.
Fed's Fischer Warns Political Uncertainty Hurts Economic Growth
Long-term trends hold down global rates, and lack of clarity on heath care and taxes erodes business confidence, the Fed vice chairman says.
Yellen Sees Inflation Key Uncertainty Amid Moderate Growth
But she said it was "premature" to say that inflation won't reach the Fed's 2% target over the next couple of years.
Fed’s Fischer Says Two More 2017 Hikes Still Feels Right
Market expectations for Fed hikes have softened following a decline in CPI and lowered estimates for Q1 GDP.
Fed's Lacker Resigns Over Role in Leaking Secret Info
The Richmond Fed president says he regrets he "crossed the line." He was set to retire in October.
Fed raises benchmark rate as inflation approaches 2% target
The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark lending rate a quarter point Wednesday and continued to project two more increases this year.
Yellen hints at more aggressive rate path
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left little doubt on Friday that the central bank will raise interest rates this month.
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.