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  • WASHINGTON— The Federal Reserve's outlook for the U.S. economy is steadily brightening. Yet the Fed will be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows. Paul Ashworth, an economist at Capital Economics, said the statement suggested that the Fed "is still taking the view that the collapse in oil prices is a net positive for the economy."

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 28- The Federal Reserve on Wednesday said the U.S. economy was expanding "at a solid pace" with strong job gains in a signal that the central bank remains on track with its plans to raise interest rates this year. "The committee, in fact, was downright bullish on current economic conditions and the outlook," said Paul Edelstein, director of financial...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 28- The Federal Reserve on Wednesday said the U.S. economy was expanding "at a solid pace" as it largely looked through weakness overseas in a signal that it remains on track to raise interest rates later this year. The U.S. central bank repeated it would be "patient" in deciding when to raise benchmark borrowing costs from zero, where they have been...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 28- The Federal Reserve on Wednesday repeated that it will remain "patient" in deciding when to raise interest rates, and said the U.S. economy is on track despite turmoil in other markets around the world. Concluding their first policy-setting meeting of the year, Fed officials looked past the urgent moves made by other central banks this month to...

  • WASHINGTON— The Federal Reserve reiterated Wednesday that it will be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows even as the U.S. economy moves steadily closer to full health. Paul Ashworth, an economist at Capital Economics, said the statement suggests that the Fed "is still taking the view that the collapse in oil prices is a net positive for the economy."

  • Yellen's honeymoon over?  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 10:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman looks ahead to today's Fed meeting and discusses whether it's truly the end of Janet Yellen's honeymoon.

  • Santelli charts 10-year yield  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 9:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the Treasury market and foreign currencies.

  • Fed seen remaining patient with rates amid turmoil Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 6:02 AM ET
    U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaking at the Federal Reserve in Washington December 17, 2014.

    The Fed is expected to show confidence that low inflation and rising risks from abroad have yet to derail the U.S. economic recovery.

  • Fed: The 'most uneventful meeting' to date?  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 5:45 AM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, managing director at BK Asset Management, remains dubious about the Federal Reserve, saying there's no economic merit in the Fed's arguments to raise rates.

  • Fed meets: All about the strong dollar?  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    Discussing the Fed meeting, Manish Singh, strategist and head of investments at Crossbridge Capital, says he expects the U.S. Federal Reserve to remain dovish for now.

  • WASHINGTON— As the Federal Reserve ends its latest policy meeting Wednesday, it is widely expected to repeat the pledge it made in December: That it will be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows. The stronger dollar makes foreign goods cheaper in the United States. The statement that Chair Janet Yellen and her colleagues will issue after the meeting...

  • Obama and Saudi king discuss Iran and energy Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 2:01 AM ET

    U.S. President Barack Obama met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman to pay respects to the late King Abdullah and bolster their relationship.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 28- The Federal Reserve is expected to signal it remains on track to begin raising interest rates later this year, as the central bank shows confidence that low inflation and rising risks from abroad have yet to derail the U.S. economic recovery. Fed Chair Janet Yellen faces growing skepticism that the central bank can tighten monetary policy by...

  • Durable goods: Bad day for the markets  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks about the disappointing data about durable goods and how the U.S. Federal Reserve is involved.

  • Santelli eyes 30-year Treasury  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 9:39 AM ET

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

  • U.S. dollar keeps getting stronger  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 5:40 AM ET

    Nigel Green, managing director of GPS Capital Markets, says the strong dollar will continue throughout 2015, and will be fueled by low oil prices.

  • Fed to keep rates on hold for longer?  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 5:00 AM ET

    Lindsey Piegza, chief economist at Sterne Agee, says that she expects the U.S. Federal Reserve to keep rates on hold for longer.

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 27- Investors seeking to buy property in Singapore or Hong Kong this year may be better off listening to U.S. As interest rates rise, property prices in Hong Kong and Singapore may fall by as much as 5 percent this year, according to a report on prime residential real estate in the region by property consultant Knight Frank. He said a fall in real estate...

  • WASHINGTON— The Federal Reserve ended 2014 with a pledge to be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows. Chalk it up to plunging oil prices and a surging dollar, which makes foreign goods cheaper in the United States. Complicating the Fed's timetable is the European Central Bank's just-announced plan to pump 1 trillion-plus euros into its ailing...

  • Santelli: Yields 'steady (ish)'  Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 9:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the eur/yen trade.