Fed Drops ‘Patient’ Stance, Opening Door to June Rate Increase
“An increase in the target range for the federal funds rate remains unlikely at the April” meeting, the FOMC said in a statement Wednesday.
FOMC Vice Chairman: Fed Should Hold Off on Rate Hike
The influential vice chairman of the policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee says hiking rates too early is riskier than being "a bit late."
Fed Interest Rate Decision Could Happen in March
The March meeting of the FOMC will be critical to its communications with the public on interest rates.
Opportunity Amid Change: The Outlook for Energy MLPs
Five experts discuss demand for energy master limited partnerships, trends affecting the group and the role that MLPs play in portfolios.
Axel Merk: ‘There Is No Safe Asset Anymore’
In a provocative and wide-ranging interview, currency manager Merk says stocks will fall, cash isn't a haven and he "wouldn’t touch bonds with a broomstick."
Schwab’s Kleintop: 5 Surprises to Prepare for in 2015
Forecasters have reached an overwhelming consensus on a number of predictions, Jeffrey Kleintop says. But what if they're wrong?
Optimistic Fed Said Rate Rise Unlikely Before April
The Fed confirmed that being “patient” on interest rates means no increase before late April.
‘Fed Is Old News’ for 2015: Fixed Income Experts
Fixed income experts from Putnam Investments, BlackRock and Neuberger Berman weigh in on issues they see for 2015’s fixed income markets.
Fed Vows Patience on Rates, Drops ‘Considerable Time’
Wording change is consistent with recent policy moves and is meant to give Fed flexibility to raise rates if economy accelerates.
Fed Will Have to Walk Tightrope to Raise Rates: Voya
Voya Investment Management experts predict “a first-quarter 2016 tightening, earliest December 2015” while Wall Street sees a hike as early as June.