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U.S. economic growth likely stalled in the first quarter as domestic demand cooled and a strong dollar continued to undercut exports.
Donald Trump has won over voters with blunt promises on a range of issues, but one stands out. His voters seem to care most about jobs.
Financial markets were not expecting the Federal Open Market Committee to raise rates during its meeting this week.
While the market buzzes about June, this former Dallas Fed official says a hike isn't likely until December. Here's why.
This is a comparison of today's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on March 16.
The Fed has employment numbers on its radar as opposed to real economic growth, Bill Gross said.
Thirty-day fed funds futures prices are widely considered a reliable indicator of U.S. monetary policy changes.
Richard Fisher, former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, joined Rick Santelli for an exclusive interview on Fed policy.
All of the respondents to the CNBC Fed Survey are sure the Fed won't hike rates at its meeting this week.
The goods trade deficit narrowed sharply in March as imports tumbled, suggesting growth in the first-quarter was probably not as weak as anticipated.
Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded less than expected in March, suggesting the downturn in the factory sector was far from over.
Home prices in 20 U.S. metropolitan cities continued to rise in February, though gains are moderating in a number of urban areas.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen will likely preach caution on future rate hikes, as she did last month, Ameriprise's David Joy says.
The Fed is having a tough time justifying future rate hikes, says Quincy Krosby, market strategist at Prudential Financial.
The plans put forward by presidential candidates do not square spending with changes to the tax code, David Walker says.
Policymakers are expected to hold interest rates steady when they meet this week, but may tweak their description of the economic outlook.
Europe and Japan's central bank policies of negative interest rates will run counter to the desired effect, Jeffrey Gundlach, said in an interview.
The number of Americans filing for benefits unexpectedly fell, suggesting the labor market continued to gain momentum despite weak economic growth.
A measure of future economic conditions was slightly higher last month, according to a new report.
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve's business index for April came in much worse than expected, the bank said Thursday.
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