The Federal Reserve's plans to continue raising interest rates next year were met with more skepticism on Wall Street on Monday, with futures traders betting on a pause and one major bank partially walking back a hawkish prediction.U.S.
"The only thing that really worries me about the economy right now is what the Fed is doing," says the "Trumponomics" co-author.CNBC
Tightening financial conditions and intensified skittishness over trade will cause the Federal Reserve to follow a less aggressive path when it comes to hiking rates, according to Goldman Sachs.CNBC
Jim Cramer says panic will reign on Wall Street if the Federal Reserve chooses not to raise interest rates in December.CNBC
Recent market developments and an expected Federal Reserve interest rate increase means there is a "real risk" of the yield curve inverting this month, St. Louis Federal Reserve bank president James Bullard said on Friday.U.S.
In the clearest yet of a series of signals from the U.S. central bank that monetary policy is at a turning point, a Federal Reserve policymaker on Friday backed interest rate hikes in the "near term" but signaled increasingly less certainty ahead.U.S.
U.S. monetary policy is at a "turning point," St. Louis Federal Reserve bank president James Bullard said on Friday, as the Fed balances the behavior of inflation, the economy, and the rate hikes it has approved so far.U.S.
Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.U.S.
U.S. job growth slowed in November and monthly wages increased less than expected, suggesting some moderation in economic activity that could support expectations of fewer interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve in 2019.U.S.
New York prosecutors have withdrawn an appeal to extend the sentence of a former executive at Turkey's state-owned lender Halkbank, Turkey's state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Friday.in.reuters.com
The Labor Department data will provide the latest snapshot of the American economy.www.nytimes.com
The New York prosecutor's office has withdrawn an appeal to extend the sentence of a former executive at Turkey's state-owned lender Halkbank, the Turkish state-run Anadolu news agency said on Friday.U.S.
Jim Cramer flags four trends complicating the Federal Reserve's tasks of keeping inflation at bay while keeping Americans employed.CNBC
Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said the the central bank may not have to go much further with interest rates to achieve a proper balance between slowing and overheating.CNBC
Amid the latest round of market turmoil this week, the market has lowered the probability of an interest rate hike when the central bank's policymaking body meets later this month. They've also reduced the chances of future increases.CNBC
The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a 10-year high in October as soybean exports dropped further and imports of consumer goods rose to a record high, suggesting the Trump administration's tariff-related measures to shrink the trade gap likely have been ineffective.U.S.
U.S. unit labor costs rebounded less than initially thought in the third quarter and the decline in the prior period was sharper than previously estimated, suggesting moderate growth in wage inflation.U.S.
The number of interest rate hikes next year has been the subject of debate on Wall Street as concerns about rates and an economic slowdown continue to slam the stock market.CNBC
Part of the U.S. Treasury yield curve "inverted" this week, setting off debate over whether it is delivering a classic signal of oncoming recession or it has just developed a short-term kink that can be explained away by technical reasons.U.S.
U.S. stock investors are wary that a 30 percent slump in oil prices will pressure corporate profits while also presenting a sign of weakness in global growth at a time they are already weighing when the long economic expansion will end.U.S.
Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that he instructed his economic team to maintain low interest rates, keep inflation within targets and do what they can to get the economy running.U.S.
Venezuela this month plans to import over 300,000 barrels per day (bpd) of refined products to ease domestic fuel shortages caused by hobbled refineries and need to prioritize exports, according to internal documents seen by Reuters.U.S.
Laffer, formerly an advisor to presidents Trump and Ronald Reagan, thinks Powell has done a "great job in normalizing interest rates."CNBC
France, reeling from violent protests over the cost of living, said on Wednesday it will delay until early next year minimum food price rises, incurring the wrath of the main farmers group which called on its members to take to the streets next week.U.S.