Steven Ricchiuto, Mizuho Securities, and Carl Tannenbaum, Northern Trust, discuss the Beige Book and what it says about the likelihood of a rate hike.» Read More
The Fed will continue purchases of MBS at a pace of $40 billion per month, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
Chain stores report their August sales Thursday, providing a good look at how the discouraged U.S. consumer behaved during the important back-to-school shopping period.
The Republican Party is using the Federal Reserve as a piñata in Tampa this week, criticizing its policies, but Wall Street just wants another dose of easing.
A Federal Reserve survey finds the U.S. economy expanded modestly in June and early July, but growth and hiring slowed in several parts of the country.
Some economists are raising their estimates for the June jobs report but even if the number is better than expected, “I don’t think that would take QE off the table," one strategist said.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the details of the Federal Reserve's Beige Book, including hiring improvement in many districts.
Joseph Greco, Meridian Equity Partners managing director, offers insight into how investors are positioning themselves ahead of the Fed's Beige Book release.
The Fed's Beige Book report on current economic conditions finds that overall economic activity continued to increase at a modest to moderate pace in January and early February, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
The beige book is an important indicator on the state of the U.S. economy and a critical tool for the Federal Reserve. CNBC explains.
National economic activity expanded at a modest pace, according to the Fed's latest Beige Book. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports.