Did Janet Yellen make the right decision in delaying a Federal Reserve rate hike? Did the United States dodge a bullet? Of course not.
The central bank is facing a communications problem.
Australia's largest investment bank Macquarie, one which openly called for "helicopter money", by directly monetizing treasuries. Ironically, the bank made the call despite admitting that it would not work
Harvard University is concerned about "frothy" markets. So it's looking to hire short sellers -- investors who bet that a stock will fall.
Bill Gross said the Federal Reserve needs to raise interest rates as soon as possible, trading some near-term market losses for longer-term stability and a healthier financial system.
US stock futures got crushed overnight after some ugly economic data out of China. But they have since recovered those losses and then some.
The world is enslaved to an economic system designed to create tremendous power and wealth for those who own the system, while forcing the rest of us into mathematically insurmountable debt and the stagnation, austerity and poverty that comes with it
It seems like sentiment indicators used to be more straightforward. That is, when one group of traders or survey respondents were positioned to an extreme, either bullish or bearish, a reversion in prices seemed to be on tap.
It's hard to run for president when your name is synonymous with massive layoffs.
U.S. stock-index futures fell, with raw-material shares dragged lower as commodities retreated, a selloff in biotechnology shares deepened and Volkswagen AG's diesel-emissions cheating scandal continued to rattle global auto stocks.
Over the past few months (not to mention last 7 years), the topic of America's "missing inflation" has gained major prominence, because while supposedly every other aspect of the economy is humming along....
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The world economy appears to be stalling…
..., even though I am fully convinced that the hardest times that any of us have ever experienced are ahead. I spend countless numbers of hours in front of my computer immersed in deeply disturbing information, and yet I sleep more soundly at night
Perhaps no economic pronouncement in history has been anticipated, discussed, predicted, dissected, and reported like the Federal Reserve's momentous decision today not to raise interest rates.
Despite months of expectations that it would finally raise rates for the first time since 2006, the Fed continued to sit on its hands
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Today the Fed wimped out, once again, after signally for the last year it is ready to hike. In a Déjà Vu Statement the Fed said virtually nothing.
To Wall Street's delight
Seven years ago on September 15, 2008, one of the oldest investment banks in America filed for bankruptcy.
The Fed might still raise hikes later this year. But some economists are saying there's no rush:..
The Fed has as much as promised to make the blind see and the lame walk. It claims that it – and it alone – is capable of improving the U.S. economy and, by extension, the world economy.
Well, this should be fun. Fed Day is finally here and no one on Wall Street can seem to agree on what will happen.
New-home construction in the U.S. fell in August, indicating the real-estate recovery will take time to evolve.
Today and tomorrow the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee will meet to, among other things, decide whether to increase the interest rate. Will they or won't they? Ron explains their dilemma.
If the Federal Reserve raises interest rates on Thursday, it will be doing so in an economy that is radically different from the past.
World stocks inched to a three-week high and the dollar drifted lower on Thursday as markets waited to see if the Federal Reserve would raise U.S. interest rates for the first time in almost a decade, or opt to wait a little longer.
GUALFIN, Argentina – According to several headlines, the U.S. stock market rose yesterday "ahead of Fed."
Six months ago, on March 16, 2015, the government of the United States of America once again reached its statutory debt limit.
The Federal Reserve meets this week and the first rate rise in nearly a decade -- albeit a small one -- is on the table. Most businesses, including over 64 percent of those surveyed last week by the National Association of Manufacturers, think it i