Fed's Fischer worried by emergency credit reporting rules Feb 10, 2016 09:03AM

By Jason Lange

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Federal Reserve policymaker on Wednesday expressed concern that U.S. reforms enacted after the global financial crisis may have made it harder to stem a credit market panic, a warning that came amid growing stress in corners of the banking sector.

In a speech that followed weeks of plunging stock prices for global banks and growing concerns that Germany's Deutsche Bank (NYSE: DB) might miss... (continue reading...)


Yellen: Fed not likely to reverse course on rates despite risks Feb 10, 2016 08:34AM

By Howard Schneider and Lindsay Dunsmuir

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is unlikely to reverse its plan to raise interest rates further this year, but tighter credit markets, volatile financial markets, and uncertainty over Chinese economic growth have raised risks to the U.S. economy, Fed Chair Janet Yellen told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday.

"I don't expect the (Federal Open Market Committee) is going to be soon in the situation... (continue reading...)


Yellen Semiannual Testimony to Congress: Economy to Warrant Only Gradual Rate Increases Feb 10, 2016 08:32AM

Fed Chair Yellen's prepared testimony before Congress was released. In it, she said the FOMC anticipates that economic conditions will evolve in a manner that will warrant only gradual increases in the federal funds rate.

Full Prepared Testimony:

Chair Janet L. YellenSemiannual Monetary Policy Report to the CongressBefore the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.February 10, 2016

Chairman Hensarling, Ranking Member Waters, and... (continue reading...)


Yellen: Fed expects economy to warrant only gradual rate increases Feb 10, 2016 08:30AM

Yellen: Fed expects economy to warrant only gradual rate increases.


Central banks can cut rates well below zero, says JP Morgan Feb 10, 2016 06:59AM

By Jamie McGeever

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors fretting about the damaging impact of ultra-cheap money on banks and global markets may need to prepare for key interest rates around the world falling well below zero, according to economists at JP Morgan.

They argue that limited benefits of further bond-buying stimulus and forward guidance mean that continued weak growth and low inflation may force even the U.S. Federal Reserve and Bank of... (continue reading...)


More Fed

View Older Stories

Feb 8, 2016 01:45PM Are Gold Speculators Betting on 'One and Done'?
Feb 5, 2016 08:54AM Market view of next U.S. rate hike shifts into 2016 after jobs data
Feb 5, 2016 08:30AM Change in Nonfarm Payrolls 151K vs 190K Expected; UE Rate 4.9% vs 5% Expected
Feb 4, 2016 05:02PM Fed's Mester unmoved, says U.S. to overcome 'soft patch'
Feb 4, 2016 01:45PM El-Erian: Markets front-run Fed in tightening financial conditions
Feb 4, 2016 10:31AM Fed's Kaplan calls for patience; traders see no 2016 rate hikes
Feb 4, 2016 09:57AM Fed's Kaplan: energy situation may get worse before getting better
Feb 4, 2016 07:12AM ECB's Draghi says better to act too early than too late on low inflation
Feb 4, 2016 07:09AM Bank of England cuts growth outlook, rate hike a distant prospect
Feb 3, 2016 02:27PM San Francisco Fed reins in Twitter use after wayward tweet
Feb 3, 2016 08:54AM Fed's Dudley to MNI: Tightening financial conditions a concern
Feb 3, 2016 07:50AM Bill Gross warns global markets, economies increasingly addled, distorted
Feb 2, 2016 01:12PM Fed's George sees more rate hikes coming despite market swings
Feb 1, 2016 01:21PM ECB's Draghi says stands ready to review policy in March
Feb 1, 2016 01:05PM U.S. vulnerable to global slowdown, volatility: Fed's Fischer
Feb 1, 2016 11:40AM ECB chief urges agreement to keep Britain in European Union
Jan 29, 2016 08:00AM Russian central bank toughens rhetoric as oil slide hammers rouble
Jan 28, 2016 11:03PM BOJ stuns markets with surprise move to negative interest rates
Jan 27, 2016 02:01PM FOMC Full Statement: FOMC Maintains Rates; Closely Monitoring Global Developments
Jan 27, 2016 02:00PM FOMC Maintains Rates; Closely Monitoring Global Developments
Jan 27, 2016 07:27AM ECB nearly certain to cut deposit rate in March, quantitative easing boost 50-50: poll
Jan 25, 2016 09:46AM Fed says policy meeting to go forward as scheduled despite snow
Jan 22, 2016 03:31PM Investors look to Fed, earnings for direction next week
Jan 22, 2016 07:45AM ECB's Coeure says quantitative easing is working
Jan 22, 2016 06:34AM China central bank says won't rush to cut bank reserve ratio despite liquidity squeeze: sources
Jan 21, 2016 08:36AM Draghi says ECB will possibly reconsider policy stance in March
Jan 21, 2016 08:26AM ECB lowers emergency funding cap for Greek banks as liquidity improves
Jan 21, 2016 07:46AM ECB Deposit Facility Rate Unchanged at Minus 0.30%, Benchmark Rate Unchanged at 0.05%
Jan 20, 2016 12:53PM Financial market turmoil means Fed will not hike in January: Allianz's El-Erian
Jan 20, 2016 11:49AM Guggenheim's Minerd says market turmoil puts further Fed rate hikes on hold
Jan 15, 2016 03:23PM Fed was worried 2010 leak amounted to 'insider trading': transcripts
Jan 15, 2016 02:31PM Fed’s Williams says market turmoil hasn’t budged outlook
Jan 15, 2016 12:46PM Fed's historic rate hike slammed by markets, weak data
Jan 15, 2016 11:26AM Fed's Williams says economy still needs help from monetary policy - Bloomberg
Jan 14, 2016 09:33AM Fed to hike rates three times in 2016, economic outlook subdued: poll
Jan 14, 2016 09:19AM Falling inflation expectations could mean policy rethink: Fed's Bullard
Jan 13, 2016 02:04PM U.S. economic growth hampered by dollar, energy prices: Fed
Jan 13, 2016 02:02PM UPDATE: Fed Beige Book: Seven districts said growth was modest, two said moderate
Jan 13, 2016 01:29PM Evans says Fed monitoring any impact from China slowdown
Jan 13, 2016 12:56PM Fed's Evans repeats view that four rates hikes in 2016 is too much
Jan 13, 2016 09:53AM Dallas Fed's Kaplan Says Market Swings May Not Reflect Economy
Jan 13, 2016 08:20AM China may slow Fed's interest rate rises: Fed officials
Jan 12, 2016 03:58PM Fed's Lacker: China not affecting fundamentals of U.S. economy
Jan 12, 2016 03:45PM Fed's Lacker says Fed likely to need at least four rate hikes in 2016 - Bloomberg
Jan 11, 2016 02:06PM Probably not enough new data for March rate hike: Fed's Lockhart
Jan 11, 2016 12:47PM Not likely enough new data for first quarter rate hike: Fed's Lockhart
Jan 8, 2016 01:48PM Fed must not overreact to developments in China: Lacker
Jan 8, 2016 01:14PM Fed's Williams: four rate hikes in 2016 'not baked in the cake'
Jan 8, 2016 12:27PM Fed's Williams says seeing broader signs of wage growth
Jan 8, 2016 11:01AM Strong U.S. wage growth boosts chances of Fed rate hikes
View Older Stories