Yellen Said Planning to Skip This Year's Jackson Hole Meeting - Bloomberg May 26, 2015 05:01PM

(Updated at 5:10)

Fed Chair Janet Yellen will not be attending the Kansas City Fed conference in Jackson Hole Wyoming this August, according to Bloomberg, citing a Fed spokeswoman.


UPDATE: Fischer Says Fed Could Slow Rate Increased if Global Growth Falters May 26, 2015 12:39PM

(Updated - May 26, 2015 12:39 PM EDT)

Fischer says Fed could slow rate rises if global growth falters, according to Bloomberg headlines.

UPDATE - The following is the speech given by Federal Research Vice Chair Stanley Fischer at the conference held in honor of Professor Haim Ben-Shahar, former president of Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel:

The Federal Reserve and the Global Economy

I am happy to be here today, and I thank the organizers for... (continue reading...)


Yellen Says Rate Hike at Some Point This Year 'Appropriate' May 22, 2015 01:06PM

Below is the full speech by Fed Chairman Janet Yellen at he Providence Chamber of Commerce, Providence, Rhode Island, In the speech, Yellen said a rate rise at some point this year is appropriate. She also said gradual pace of tightening is likely after liftoff.

"For this reason, if the economy continues to improve as I expect, I think it will be appropriate at some point this year to take the initial step to raise the federal funds rate target and begin the process of... (continue reading...)


Yellen says gradual pace of tightening is likely after liftoff; Rate rise at some point this year is appropriate May 22, 2015 01:01PM

Yellen says gradual pace of tightening is likely after liftoff. Rate rise at some point this year is appropriate.


Many Fed Officials saw June Rate Rise as Unlikely - FOMC Minutes May 20, 2015 02:01PM

(Updated - May 20, 2015 2:01 PM EDT)

Many Fed officials saw June rate rise as unlikely - FOMC Minutes

UPDATE - FOMC Minutes for the April 28 - 29, 2015, meeting follow:

A meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee was held in the offices of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. and continued on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 9:00 a.m.

PRESENT:Janet L. Yellen, ChairWilliam C. Dudley, Vice... (continue reading...)


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Apr 29, 2015 02:02PM FOMC Statement: Winter Slowdown Partly Reflects 'Transitory Factors'
Apr 29, 2015 02:00PM FOMC sees moderate growth even after Q1 slowdown, reflects 'transitory factors'
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Apr 15, 2015 02:02PM UPDATE: Fed says Growth Continued Across Most of the U.S. in Feb-March - Beige Book
Apr 8, 2015 02:02PM Fed Officials Favoring Liftoff Later in 2015 Cited Dollar, Oil
Apr 7, 2015 11:15AM Bernanke's Blog: Should Monetary Policy Take into Consideration Financial Stability Risks?
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Apr 1, 2015 08:21AM Fed's Lockhart sees June-Sept as reasonable time frame to assess liftoff - Bloomberg
Mar 31, 2015 11:05AM Ben Bernake Posts New Blog Taking On Secular Stagnation Hypothesis
Mar 31, 2015 08:04AM Fed's Lacker Sees 'Strong' Case for June 'Liftoff'
Mar 31, 2015 07:53AM Fed's Lacker sees strong case for raising rates at June meeting - Bloomberg
Mar 30, 2015 10:00AM Ben Bernanke Takes to Blogging and Twitter
Mar 27, 2015 03:51PM Normalizing Monetary Policy: Prospects and Perspectives - Chair Janet L. Yellen
Mar 26, 2015 08:25AM Lockhart says June, July, Sept. FOMC meetings on table for liftoff
Mar 26, 2015 08:22AM Fed's Lockhart said they're watching the dollar
Mar 23, 2015 09:20AM U.S. Fed Could Improve Wording Used to Provide Forward Guidance - Fed's Mester
Mar 18, 2015 02:01PM Fed Drops 'Patient' Stance on Interest Rate; Rate raise 'remains unlikely' at April FOMC meeting
Mar 18, 2015 02:01PM Fed Drops 'Patient' on Rates
Mar 18, 2015 01:33PM REMINDER: FOMC Statement at 2:00PM ET
Mar 17, 2015 03:47PM A 'Patient'-Free Fed, But Definitely Not a Hawkish One
Mar 10, 2015 03:55PM Fed Leans Toward Removing 'Patient' Promise on Rates - WSJ Hilsenrath
Mar 6, 2015 08:35AM Change in Nonfarm Payrolls 295K vs 235K Expected
Mar 5, 2015 04:34PM Fed Stress Test Shows all 31 Banks Exceed Minimum Requirements (JPM) (GS) (MS) (WFC) (BAC)
Mar 4, 2015 02:02PM Fed Sees Growth Across All Regions; Strong Dollar Hurting Exports for Some Companies - Beige Book
Feb 24, 2015 10:01AM Janet Yellen Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress
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Jan 30, 2015 07:14AM Market underestimating home much the Fed will move, Fisher says - Bloomberg
Jan 29, 2015 11:41AM Gross: Yellen will raise rate by 25 BP in July or August
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