Interest Rates

Week Ahead: January Jobs Report

The January jobs report, due out Friday, will highlight next week’s economic calendar. Analysts are forecasting another strong month of job creation but much of the focus will be on wage growth.

Week Ahead: No Action Expected at FOMC Meeting

The Federal Reserve will meet next week for the first time since raising interest rates off their rock-bottom lows in December, but policy makers won’t be raising rates again. A reading on fourth quarter GDP is also due.

ECB to Review Monetary Policy in March

The European Central bank will "review and possibly reconsider" it monetary policy stance when it next meets in March because of weaker-than-expected inflation dynamics in the euro zone.

ECB Takes Cautious Stance as Markets Tumble

The European Central Bank kept its key refi rate at 0.05%. The ECB also kept its deposit rate at a negative 0.30%. That means banks continue to pay to have their money parked at the bank. The ECB last cut the refi rate in September 2014.