Bernanke: Low Rates Are the Long-Term Trend
The Fed has not distorted markets or kept them artificially low, the former Fed chairman writes in his new blog for the Brookings Institution.
Jeremy Siegel: Dow 20,000, Here We Come
Index will hit 20,000 as early as year-end, boosted by low interest rates and expectations that the Fed won't hike rates soon, Siegel says.
Four Big Misconceptions Bond Investors Have Right Now
Many might think that if the Fed is raising rates that the economy must be in pretty good shape — but is it?
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.
Bill Gross: Low-Rate Policy ‘Destroys Capitalistic Model at the Margin’
The bond guru says he wants to replicate his PIMCO track record at Janus, sees 25 basis point rate hike in June.
Best Finance Tweets of the Month: February 2015
How economics nerds celebrate Valentine's Day, what Janet Yellen must really think of Audit the Fed, and more highlights from the Twittersphere this month.
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’s Yellen: Rate Hike Not Likely Coming Soon
FOMC will consider a rate hike on a "meeting-by-meeting basis," Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen tells the Senate Banking Committee.
Many Fed Officials Were Inclined to Keep Zero Rates Longer
FOMC meeting minutes showed diverging views over when the first increase may be appropriate.
Bill Gross Expects Yellen to Save US From Crisis of Capitalism
The Janus Capital manager worries that without the Fed chairwoman’s planned rate hikes, investors would just stuff their money in mattresses.