For months the Fed used the word ‘patience’ to describe its stance toward a rate hike. Having lost ‘patience’ in March, the new buzzword is ‘flexible.’ As used by the Fed, the terms are...
San Francisco Fed President John C. Williams sees a rate hike sooner rather than later with one caveat.
Investors are looking to Friday's monthly jobs data, and expect to see a big improvement from March's surprisingly weak report.
The fear now is that once the Fed bumps interest rates higher and mortgage rates follow suit banks will lower their lending standards to offset the higher costs of borrowing and attract customers.
Bernanke,T. Boone Pickens, Larry Summers & Chuck Hagel top SALT's power players.
What the Fed really wants is the flexibility to raise rates when they are absolutely certain higher borrowing costs won’t completely derail the recovery
Students of Fed rhetoric will have their hands full this week trying to determine whether U.S. central bankers intend to raise interest rates sooner or later.
The Federal Reserve’s policy-setting meeting will be the highlight of next week’s economic calendar.