The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength and firming economic growth. » Read More
Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell said Friday an interest rate hike could be appropriate fairly soon.
Financial markets have a more appropriate reading now on the chances of a rate rise in June than before, the St. Louis Fed president on Thursday.
Filing for new benefits fell, as the labor markets remains healthy and the economy regains momentum after stumbling in the first quarter.
Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in April on strong demand for transportation equipment.
The Fed should hike rates at a June meeting unless data show the U.S. economy is slowing, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said on Monday.
A relatively tight labor market may put upward pressure on inflation, raising the case for higher interest rates, Bullard said on Monday.
Financial markets still haven't given the central bank a green light to keep tightening, Jurrien Timmer of Fidelity Investments says.
The number of Americans filing for aid fell last week, a sign that the economy is regaining speed after stumbling in the first quarter.
A key economic measure increased in April, reflecting strength in housing and manufacturing, according to The Conference Board.
The investor known as "Dr. Doom" says the Fed is ignoring untrustworthy economic data and simply watching stocks.
The bond markets are pricing in a June rate hike. Here's why the Fed should not pull the trigger, says Ron Insana.
Allianz's Mohamed El-Erian weighs in on the Fed and the next rate hike.
The Fed will likely raise interest rates in June if economic data points to stronger second-quarter growth.
The Federal Reserve has perpetuated fear on Wall Street, and once it raises rates it will boost the economy and stocks, Jim Paulsen says.
Expectations for a June rate hike rose as Federal Reserve meeting minutes showed that members would support it if the data improved.
Wall Street is at least beginning to entertain the thought that rates may rise a time or two this year, though fear of the Fed remains at a minimum.
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