BANGKOK, April 23- Thailand's central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Wednesday, as expected, but said full-year growth may come in weaker than forecast due to the toll from prolonged political unrest.» Read More
April 21- An army of U.S. labor force dropouts stands ready to get back in the game when conditions improve, implying wages, prices and interest rates will stay lower for longer.
April 22- For other related diaries, please. MANILA- Asian Development Bank will launch its latest Asian Economic Integration Monitor, a semiannual review of Asia's regional economic cooperation and integration. COLOMBO- Sri Lanka Central Bank announces interest rate decision- 0130 GMT.
Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington president; Greg McBride, Bankrate.com senior financial analyst; and CNBC's Jeff Cox, discuss a survey that indicates fewer Americans are inclined to invest in the stock market even with low interest rates.
WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction. The Treasury Department auctioned $25 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.030 percent, down from 0.035 percent last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,999.24 while a six-month bill sold for $9,997.47.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. A shortened trading week, this week, as Easter is on Sunday. The week ended positive after Janet Yellen reassured investors. Low rates could be around another two years, she said.
WASHINGTON— Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell this week for the second straight week as the spring home-buying season begins. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate for the 30- year loan fell to 4.27 percent from 4.34 percent last week.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar/yen.
They want to paint her as a dove, says John Ryding, RDQ Economics, sharing his thoughts on what will likely prompt the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, and whether inflation will become a factor in Fed policy.
TOKYO, April 17- Japan's Nikkei share average ended flat in choppy trade on Thursday as profit-taking from the previous day's large gains offset optimism that the U.S. Federal Reserve will keep interest rates low for an extended period.
Vera Eve Lim, CFO at Bank Danamon Indonesia, explains why the lender saw a 13 percent drop in first-quarter earnings.
TOKYO, April 17- Japan's Nikkei share average was flat in choppy trade on Thursday morning as profit-taking from the previous day's big gains offset strength in U.S. shares which rose on confidence that the Federal Reserve will keep the interest rates low.
*Yahoo rallies after results; BofA falls. NEW YORK, April 16- U.S. stocks rose 1 percent on Wednesday, advancing for a third straight session as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reaffirmed the central bank's commitment to keeping interest rates low and Yahoo rallied.
NEW YORK, April 16- U.S. stocks rose 1 percent on Wednesday, advancing for a third straight session as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reaffirmed the central bank's commitment to keeping interest rates low. Yahoo's shares rallied, giving a boost to the S&P 500.. The Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 52.06 points, or 1.29 percent, to close unofficially at 4,086.23.
Discussing Fed Chair Janet Yellen's view on the economy and the recovery, with Brian Levitt, Oppenheimer Funds senior economist; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities senior fellow; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Jeff Cox discusses the top three things he took away from Janet Yellen's speech today at the economics club.
*Rates on hold at 1 percent since September 2010. OTTAWA, April 16- Canadian central bank chief Stephen Poloz said on Wednesday an interest rate cut is still a possibility even though the bank forecasts inflation will pick up speed this year and approach its 2 percent target.
NEW YORK, April 16- The Federal Reserve's still distant decision to raise interest rates will depend on how far the U.S. economy remains from the central bank's employment and inflation goals, and how long it will likely take to meet them, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday.
FMHR trader Stephen Weiss expects a lift in the developed markets based on comments made by Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
NEW YORK, April 16- The length of time the Federal Reserve keeps its key interest rate near zero will depend on how far the U.S. economy remains from the central bank's employment and inflation goals, and how long it will likely take to meet them, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight into the highlights of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's comments at The Economic Club of New York.