Many Fed Officials Said June Liftoff Unlikely, Minutes Show
Fed officials last month didn’t expect to raise rates in June even as they concluded that a first-quarter economic slowdown was unlikely to persist.
Debt Traders to Fed: We Dare You to Try Raising Rates This Year
Some central bankers say they are in a 'wait and see mode' when it comes to policy-setting.
Fed Likely Punting Rate Hike Till Later as Growth Cools
Fed expects a rebound from “transitory factors” hampering GDP in Q1.
Ferri’s Forecast for Next 30 Years
As a flurry of forecasts look at the coming quarter or year, Portfolio Solutions principal Rick Ferri takes a bit of a longer view.
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?