Once the Fed starts raising borrowing costs, the upward trajectory of interest rates can be expected to be slow and extremely measured, according to Boston Fed President Eric...
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer leaves door open for a Fed rate increase in September in Jackson Hole, Wyoming speech.
The August labor report will undoubtedly play a key role in helping members of the central bank’s policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee determine whether to move ahead...
The stronger-than-expected revision strengthens the view that the U.S. economy is recovering while global economies are floundering.
In a speech, Fed Vice Chair William Dudley discussed the current state of the global financial markets and the effect on a timeline for rate hikes.
The ‘data-dependent’ Fed is undoubtedly keeping an eye on U.S. stock markets as they tumble in response to financial turbulence in China. But they are laser-focused on GDP.
If the data continues to trend upward, as it has in recent months, the Fed still may be inclined to make that quarter point increase in September, one expert said Tuesday.
Despite Monday's huge selloff, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart kept to the widely-held position that rates will start moving higher later this year.
Maybe letting a little air out of the bubble isn't such a bad thing.
Economy & Policy
The U.S. economy added 215,000 jobs in July, though below expectations, it will fuel growing speculation that the Fed will start raising rates in September.