House Passes ‘Audit The Fed’ Bill
The White House has threatened a veto of the FORM Act, saying it would compromise the Federal Reserve's independence.
Fed Officials Boost Rate Hike Expectations
Comments at a conference suggest policymakers are ready for "liftoff" at the Fed's December meeting.
Producer Prices Dip for 2nd Straight Month
October showed a 0.4% decline in the producer price index, possibly complicating the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates.
One-Third of Leveraged Loans Structurally Weak
But the Shared National Credits Review also found “improved compliance” with federal leveraged lending guidelines in the second half of this year.
Fed Finds Little Change in Lending Conditions
Banks reported easing of credit card and auto loan standards, but in the commmercial and industrial loan segment reports of tightening were more frequent.
Big Banks Face $120B Shortfall Under Fed Rule
The Fed's proposed rule on big banks' “total loss absorbing capacity” is part of the new regime designed to avert a "too big to fail" scenario.
Study Questions Success of Inflation Targeting
Business managers are not getting the message about the Federal Reserve's inflation expectations, says a new study.
Jobs Report Leaves Interest-Rate Picture Murky
A modest gain in jobs last month, along with a further decline in unemployment, sends mixed signals to the Fed ahead of its September meeting.
Consumer Prices Rise Slightly in July
Despite the tame inflation trend, signs of an improving economy may keep the Fed on course to hike interest rates this year.
Fed Adopts Final Capital Buffer Rule for Banks
Central bank sees the Dodd-Frank mandate as a way for banks to "bear the costs that a failure would impose on others."
Producer Prices Rise for Second Month in a Row
Producer prices grew at double the rate of economists’ expectations in June, indicating inflationary pressures could be on the rise.