Tag: FED

Gold prices: Is the gold story over? This is what BullionVault’s Adrian Ash has to say

The story around gold has been narrated very well because of Covid and now that Covid is finished, so too is gold, says Adrian Ash,...

Fed’s Daly says asset prices are elevated, but that should not drive interest-rate decisions

Asset prices are elevated more than they have been historically, but that is not something that should drive the Federal Reserve policy decisions, a top...

View: Why the gulf between RBI and bond market is widening?

MUMBAI: Few central bankers have been as explicit and persuasive as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das in conveying to investors that...

Fed bond buying: Jerome Powell signals Fed to keep buying bonds even as outlook improves

By Rich Miller Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled that the central bank was nowhere close to pulling back on its support for the pandemic-damaged...

market bubble: Toppy stock markets spark more “bubble” chatter

LONDON: A strong start for world equities in 2021 after the fastest bear-to-bull market switch last year has prompted market mavens to flag worries about...

‘We have not won this yet,’ Fed’s Powell says, signaling policy to remain ultra-easy

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday said the central bank hasn’t finished the job of restoring the economy to health, a dovish signal that...

FOMC Meeting Outcome: Fed maintains monetary stimulus, cites moderating recovery

By Matthew Boesler Federal Reserve officials left their benchmark interest rate unchanged near zero as they flagged a moderating U.S. recovery and reiterated a pledge...

Think higher inflation is coming? The Fed will believe it when it sees it

Federal Reserve officials will meet this week just as prospects for fiscal stimulus get a big boost after Democrats won control the Senate. Some on...

raghuram rajan: Looking at the Sensex, one thinks problems are over. They are just starting: Raghuram Rajan

It seems to me there is a pent-up demand from the rich in India, as reflected in growing car sales, whereas two-wheeler sales are not...

Fed’s Harker sees ‘significant slowdown’ in U.S. economy in first three months of year

The U.S. economy will likely experience a significant slowdown early in 2021, Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Patrick Harker said on Thursday. “On the national level,...

Bond ETFs survived 2020 liquidity scare. But just barely.

By Brian Chappatta You don’t need to be an expert in financial market structure, nor in fixed-income investing, to understand that an “illiquidity doom loop”...

Treasury market’s bets on 2021 reflation face January reckoning

By Elizabeth Stanton and Edward Bolingbroke January is shaping up to be a pivotal month in determining whether the nascent US reflation trade can really...

Here’s how a dispute over the Fed’s emergency powers almost sank the stimulus package

Over the past few days the Federal Reserve found itself where it didn’t want to be — in the political spotlight. Talks over a $900...

Trump using his last days in the Oval to lock in policies, make Biden’s task more difficult

by Michael D. Shear WASHINGTON: Voters have decided that President-elect Joe Biden should guide the country through the next four years. But on issues of...

Mnuchin pulls plug on some coronavirus emergency lending programs over Fed’s objections

Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, left, and Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell. AFP/Getty Images Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday that he won’t...

Fed stands pat and repeats pledge to use all its tools to support economy

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell during a press briefing earlier this year. AFP/Getty Images The Federal Reserve on Thursday took no immediate action to help...

Wall Street shakes off election night wobbles to rally; tech and healthcare stocks lead

Technology and health care companies drove stocks sharply higher Wednesday as Wall Street embraced the upside of more gridlock in Washington. The S&P 500 was...

Next week will be full of key U.S. economic insights and Fed decisions overshadowed by the elections

A stylist cuts a young client’s hair on a roof top parking lot in Los Angeles. Service providers have had to be creative during the...

Mohamed El-Erian says investors should prepare for slower economic recovery and not expect ‘US lawmakers to come to the rescue’

Mohamed El-Erian, Chief Economic Advisor of Allianz and Former Chairman of President Obama’s Global Development Council, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly...

Q1 earnings: Don’t get too excited about Q1 earnings yet; real shocks ahead

Mr Market continued its rangebound movement with intermittent hiccups due to a constant rise in daily Covid-19 count, though it has been cushioned by hopes...

ril: Is RIL’s 25% stake dilution justifiable? Deven R Choksey explains

The agri sector and the tractors in particular for Mahindra and Escorts have been relatively the saviours, says MD, KR Choksey Investment Managers. What is...

Why is Sensex falling: Sensex tumbles 800 points: Here’s what’s driving market lower

NEW DELHI: Domestic benchmark indices tumbled in the opening trade on Friday, following US and Asian peers that fell on the worries over resurgence in...

Tear gas and burning cars in US cities as unrest continues

MINNEAPOLIS: Tense protests over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black men grew Saturday from New York to Tulsa to Los...

In nod to grim U.S. outlook, Fed’s Powell calls for more fiscal support

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the Federal Reserve warned on Wednesday of an “extended period” of weak economic growth, vowed to use the U.S....

No ‘V’-shape return from devastating U.S. job loss, Fed policymakers say

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – As many parts of the world’s biggest economy begin to reopen after weeks of stay-at-home orders that slowed the spread of...