GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Janet Yellen

More

  • First GDP, now productivity: Another data flaw? Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 4:02 PM ET
    An assembly line worker loads cast iron cookware into machinery at the Lodge Manufacturing Co. factory in South Pittsburg, Tennessee.

    Critical government reports on the U.S.'s productivity growth appear to have the same seasonal problems that CNBC uncovered in the GDP data.

  • More questions about government data   Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 3:40 PM ET
    More questions about government data

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on questionable economic data from the government.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, May 28- Gold inched higher after hitting a 2-1/ 2 week low on Thursday as the dollar and global shares fell alongside uncertainty about Greece and an unexpected rise in U.S. jobless claims. Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,188.30 an ounce by 2:26 p.m. EDT after falling to $1,180.55, the lowest since May 11. European Central Bank Vice President Vitor...

  • LONDON, May 28- Gold traded little changed on Thursday, with the impact of a steadier dollar offset by lower global shares alongside uncertainty about Greece and an unexpected rise in U.S. jobless claims. European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio underlined the gravity of the situation facing Greece, talking openly about a possible default, which...

  • Why is Janet Yellen skipping Jackson Hole? Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 10:26 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at the Institute for New Economic Thinking Conference on Finance and Society at the IMF in Washington on May 6, 2015.

    Why is Fed Chair Janet Yellen skipping the Fed's annual symposium in Jackson Hole? Ron Insana weighs in.

  • Santelli: Is it the top?   Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 9:40 AM ET
    Santelli: Is it the top?

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • Gold flat on steadier dollar, lower European shares Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 8:44 AM ET

    Gold was little changed on Thursday as the impact of a steadier dollar was counteracted by lower European equities.

  • LONDON, May 28- Gold was little changed on Thursday as the impact of a steadier dollar was counteracted by lower European equities alongside fading optimism over a potential deal between Greece and its creditors. Spot gold was flat on the day at $1,187.46 an ounce by 1140 GMT, within reach of a two-week low of $1,183.76 hit in the previous session.

  • Dollar could be getting ready to roar Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 7:30 AM ET
    Strong dollar

    With a potential Fed rate hike as a tailwind, the dollar rally looks set to resume and it could be powerful.

  • Fed's Williams sees above-trend US growth in 2015 Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 6:57 AM ET
    San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams

    San Francisco Fed President John Williams said he expects above-trend economic growth in the U.S. for the rest of the year after a weak first quarter.

  • LONDON, May 28- Gold edged higher on Thursday as the dollar retreated slightly and European equities dropped alongside fading optimism over a potential deal between Greece and its creditors. "There is some support from the Greek situation, but we don't expect any major price rises for the time being," Commerzbank analyst Daniel Briesemann said, adding that gold...

  • SINGAPORE, May 28- San Francisco Fed President John Williams said on Thursday the Fed was likely to raise interest rates later this year, adding that he expects above-trend U.S. growth for the rest of 2015 after a weak first quarter. Asked by reporters in Singapore about the possible timing of a U.S. rate hike, Williams said the subject is "on the table" at every meeting...

  • Wary of 'dangerous cocktail,' markets watch data Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    With an eye on the dollar and rates, traders are watching pending home sales and weekly jobless claims data Thursday.

  • SINGAPORE, May 28- San Francisco Fed President John Williams said on Thursday he expects above-trend economic growth in the United States for the rest of the year after a weak first quarter. Williams told reporters in Singapore that the weak economic growth in the first quarter was an "anomaly" affected by factors such as the weather. He was speaking to reporters...

  • *Share markets in China, Hong Kong, Australia skid. *Uncertainty on Greece keeps investors hopeful but wary. TOKYO, May 28- An index of Asian shares fell on Thursday as the Chinese, Hong Kong and Australian markets slipped, while the dollar scaled its highest level against the yen since 2002 on expectations the U.S.

  • SINGAPORE, May 28- A top Federal Reserve official on Thursday dove into the simmering global debate over how best to protect against future financial crises, arguing that interest rate hikes are not the answer, even as a last resort. "Despite the clear need to consider all potential tools to avoid a financial crisis, I am unconvinced that monetary policy is one of...

  • *Share markets in China Hong Kong, Australia skid. *Uncertainty on Greece keeps investors hopeful but wary. TOKYO, May 28- Asian shares shed gains on Thursday as the Chinese, Hong Kong and Australian markets slipped, while the dollar scaled a 13- year peak against the yen as it rallied on expectations the U.S.

  • *Vague hopes of deal for Greece underpin shares. *Investors still cautious amid uncertainty on Greece. TOKYO, May 28- Asian shares edged up on Thursday on vague hopes of a rescue deal for Greece while the dollar was at the helm in currency markets on expectations that the U.S.

  • SINGAPORE, May 28- Gold struggled to recover from a two-week low on Thursday as a robust dollar and the prospects of higher U.S. interest rates dented demand for the metal. *Spot gold was little changed at $1,186.95 an ounce by 0048 GMT, not far from a two-week low of $1,183.76 reached in the previous session. *Greece and its international creditors have converged on...

  • Wary of 'dangerous cocktail,' markets watch data Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 5:58 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    With an eye on the dollar and rates, traders are watching pending home sales and weekly jobless claims data Thursday.