Powell Says Fed Grappling With Trade Uncertainty
“There are no recent precedents to guide any policy response to the current situation," the Federal Reserve chairman warns.
Is More Quantitative Easing in Sight?
Good news: U.S. banks' funding costs are falling. Bad news: the European Central Bank prepares to make new asset purchases.
Trump to Nominate Judy Shelton and Christopher Waller to Fed
The new nominations come after Trump’s previous nominees, Stephen Moore and Herman Cain, both withdrew from consideration.
ECB Leaves Rates Unchanged, Hints at Easing
Amid "pervasive uncertainty" over trade, "the ECB and the U.S. Federal Reserve appear to have given up on plans to tighten [monetary] policy."
Fed Cited Sluggish Growth for Patience on Rates
Policymakers still appear to have left themselves "some wiggle room” in determining monetary policy for the rest of 2019.
Trump Taps Former Pizza Exec Cain for Fed Seat
Fed veterans are concerned Trump is seeking to reshape the central bank with political loyalists Herman Cain and Stephen Moore.
What Happens When the Bid Goes to Zero?
If the Fed is going to conduct monetary policy by manipulating asset prices, it should expect to see periods of extreme market volatility.
Fed Stays on Track for Gradual Rate Hikes
The central bank didn't raise rates on Wednesday but reiterated that "further gradual increases" would be consistent with economic conditions.
Will Trump’s Attempt to Manipulate Monetary Policy Backfire?
When politicians start chiming in on monetary policy, they actually can torpedo sensible policy: opinion.
Fed Looks Toward End of Years of Stimulus
It may soon be time to drop language indicating monetary policy “remains accommodative,” Fed officials suggested at their June meeting.
Producer Prices Drop for 1st Time Since March
The 0.4% decline suggests inflationary pressures remain muted, possibly dampening prospects for an interest rate hike next month.