Wall St. banks shift odds on rate hike to year-end: Reuters poll Sep 4, 2015 03:37PM

By Tariro Mzezewa

(Reuters) - Wall Street's top banks still expect the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this year, but their conviction around a September hike has decreased notably in the last month due to volatility in global markets, according to a Reuters poll conducted on Friday.

Ten of 17 primary dealers, or the banks that deal with the Fed directly, polled said they expect the Fed to raise rates in the fourth quarter of 2015 or... (continue reading...)


Muddled jobs report leaves Fed in a 'jam' watching markets Sep 4, 2015 11:48AM

By Jonathan Spicer and Jason Lange

NEW YORK/RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - The latest U.S. jobs report was not definitively good or bad enough to help the Federal Reserve decide whether to raise interest rates later this month, leaving the decision hanging on volatility in financial markets over the next couple of weeks.

The economy added 173,000 jobs in August, quite a bit fewer than expected. But employment growth in June and July were revised... (continue reading...)


Fed to Remain Sitting on Their Hands in September - Goldman Sachs Sep 4, 2015 10:53AM

While some Fed heads like Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker continue to suggest that 'its time to raise rates' amid good-enough U.S. economic data, including today's employment report, Goldman Sachs economists Zach Pandl, Jan Hatzius and others suggest the Fed will do nothing again when the September 16-17 meeting rolls around.

"Nonfarm payroll employment increased less than expected in August, although earlier months were revised up. The unemployment... (continue reading...)


Volatile oil casts doubt on ECB's future inflation gauge Sep 4, 2015 10:37AM

By John Geddie

LONDON (Reuters) - The credibility of one of the European Central Bank's favorite inflation gauges has come into question after a bout of volatility triggered by wild swings in the oil price.

The five-year, five-year euro zone breakeven forward, which President Mario Draghi often cites and which the ECB considers when it sets policy, is designed to measure what inflation is expected to average between 2020 and 2025.

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Janus Capital's (JNS) Gross Sees 50/50 Chance of Fed Rate Hike in Sept. - Bloomberg Sep 4, 2015 09:00AM

Speaking on Bloomberg Radio today, Janus Capital (NYSE: JNS) Bill Gross sees a "fifty-fifty" chance of a Fed rate hike in September.


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Sep 3, 2015 08:34AM ECB's Draghi says issue share limit for QE raised to 33% from 25%
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Sep 2, 2015 07:50AM Bill Gross: Fed tightening now could create self-inflicted instability
Sep 1, 2015 08:23AM National laws hamper ECB's work as single supervisor - ECB Dickson
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Aug 28, 2015 02:25PM UPDATE: Lockhart: Open Question Whether We Move Now or Wait a Little - Bloomberg
Aug 28, 2015 12:21PM Fed's Lockhart says less resolute on Sept hike prospects: Market News
Aug 28, 2015 12:01PM Fed's Fischer says still undecided on whether to hike in September
Aug 28, 2015 11:38AM Fed's Fischer says market volatility can affect liftoff timing
Aug 28, 2015 11:29AM U.S. economy seen growing 1.2 percent in third quarter: Atlanta Fed
Aug 28, 2015 10:02AM James Bullard: U.S. Economic Fundamentals 'Look Good'
Aug 28, 2015 08:59AM Fed's Kocherlakota sees no case for near-term rate hike: CNBC
Aug 28, 2015 08:46AM Market turmoil shouldn't delay at least one Fed rate hike: Bullard
Aug 28, 2015 08:37AM Fed's Kocherlakota: Outlook calls for consideration of Fed easing
Aug 28, 2015 08:00AM Fed says rate hike next month hinges on market volatility
Aug 28, 2015 07:39AM Fed's Bullard says U.S. economic fundamentals 'look good'
Aug 27, 2015 01:43PM China official blames Fed for global market rout, not yuan
Aug 27, 2015 11:02AM Fed's George says recent volatility hasn't changed her views on economy: Bloomberg TV
Aug 27, 2015 09:01AM Market strains warrant caution on rate hikes: Fed's George
Aug 27, 2015 08:45AM TD Securities now sees Fed hiking rates in March 2016
Aug 26, 2015 11:03AM Turmoil makes September rate hike 'less compelling': Fed's Dudley
Aug 26, 2015 10:46AM Fed's Dudley says market volatility isn't about U.S.
Aug 26, 2015 10:42AM Fed's Dudley: I really do hope we can raise rates this year
Aug 26, 2015 10:34AM Dudley says decision on Sept liftoff is less compelling - Bloomberg
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Aug 26, 2015 09:51AM S&P 500 Correction 'Justified', Says Deutsche Bank; Fed Hike Likely in Sept. if S&P Over 2000
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