Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

The Fed Janet Yellen


  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Dec 9 Thursday, 26 Nov 2015 | 6:48 AM ET

    FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27 RABAT- Bank of Spain Governor Luis Maria Linde to participate in the "Monetary Policy and Financial Stability in the Mediterranean Region" conference- 0600 GMT. NAGOYA, Japan- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks to business leaders in Nagoya- 0100 GMT. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1 EAST LANSING, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago...

  • *Series of hikes hinges on debate over economy's potential. *Dove-hawk divide blurs as Fed ponders equilibrium rate. NEW YORK, Nov 25- Federal Reserve officials, who are expected to raise interest rates next month, are already sketching out positions for a post-liftoff debate that may blur the lines between inflation "hawks" and "doves" and make the Fed's policy less...

  • Nader goes cave man on Yellen Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015 | 2:15 PM ET
    Nader goes cave man on Yellen

    Ylan Mui, Financial Reporter, The Washington Post, discusses Ralph Nader's letter to Janet Yellen, arguing that low interest rates are hurting savers.

  • Russian jet downing boosts oil prices Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015 | 12:40 PM ET
    CME options pit

    Oil prices rose as traders priced in more geopolitical risk after Turkey downed a Russian jet fighter along the Syrian border.

  • US economy grew at 2.1 percent rate in third quarter Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015 | 8:31 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster rate in the summer than previously reported, mainly because businesses restocked their goods at a stronger pace than first thought. The overall economy, as measured by the gross domestic product, grew at an annual rate of 2.1 percent in the July-September period, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.

  • Ahead of the Bell: US economy-GDP Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015 | 6:49 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Commerce Department issues the second of three estimates on how the U.S. economy performed in the July-September quarter at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Tuesday. UPWARD REVSION: Economists believe that economic growth, as measured by the gross domestic product, will be revised to 2.1 percent for the third quarter, up from an initial estimate of 1.5...

  • LONDON, Nov 24- The dollar eased from a 8- month peak against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, falling against the yen and the Swiss franc as a rise in tension between Russia and Turkey spurred inflows into traditional safe haven currencies. "intensification could at least prompt some lightening up of long dollar bets and support traditional safe havens like...

  • LONDON, Nov 24- The dollar eased from a 8- month peak against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, with caution prevailing in a holiday-hit trading week that is likely to see major currencies stay within tight ranges. In Europe, the attention will be on Bank of England Governor Mark Carney who is expected to testify to lawmakers later in the day. Volumes are likely to...

  • TOKYO, Nov 24- The dollar hovered near an 8- month peak against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, underpinned by expectations the U.S. The euro was little changed at $1.0639 after touching a 7- month trough of $1.0592. "About 90 percent of economists expect the Fed to raise interest rates next month and based on Fed fund futures, investors have pretty much priced in...

  • MELBOURNE, Nov 24- London copper on Tuesday teetered near six-year lows hit the previous session as the dollar slipped, with prospects for a price recovery remaining poor given dimming growth in Chinese demand for metals. *Shanghai Futures Exchange copper fell 1.2 percent to 33,610 yuan a tonne, but held above Monday's 6-1/ 2 year trough of 33,260 yuan.

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Dec 7 Monday, 23 Nov 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24 LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and other policymakers Andy Haldane, Gertjan Vlieghe and Kristin Forbes appear before British parliament's Treasury Committee- 1000 GMT. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25 MATSUE, Japan- Bank of Japan board member Sayuri Shiraishi will give a speech to local business leaders and then hold a press...

  • Yellen defends Fed policy, calls for gradual hikes Monday, 23 Nov 2015 | 4:55 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

    In a letter Monday, Yellen called an interest rate hike "appropriate" if officials see progress toward labor and inflation goals.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 23- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Monday argued for a cautious approach to the pace of interest rises in an unusual exchange with U.S. consumer advocate Ralph Nader. Nader published an open letter to Yellen on Oct. 30 that asked her to consider the "humble savers" with money in banks and money market accounts who were "frustrated by the Fed's...

  • Fed Chair Yellen defends Fed's low-rate policies Monday, 23 Nov 2015 | 4:46 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says while many savers have been frustrated by years of low interest rates, the rock-bottom rates were needed to boost the economy after the Great Recession. In a letter to consumer advocate Ralph Nader, Yellen said Monday that the low rates helped create millions of jobs by lowering borrowing costs for...

  • My Fed one-and-done scenario has a twist: Strategist Monday, 23 Nov 2015 | 7:12 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange while Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen explains why the Federal Reserve chose not raise interest rates on September 17, 2015 in New York.

    The Federal Reserve will likely increase interest rates for the first time in nine years next month, but won't stop there, Federated strategist Phil Orlando tells CNBC.

  • BERKELEY, Calif., Nov 21- U.S. central bankers not only regularly leak secret information about monetary policy, but the leaks are so predictably timed that a savvy investor without access to the leaked information could make money just by buying stocks in certain weeks. That is the bottom line from new research by University of California Berkeley professor...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Dec 4 Friday, 20 Nov 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21 BERKELEY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams participates in panel "U.S. Monetary Policy Developments "at the Clausen Center Conference on Global Economic Issues- 1800 GMT BERKELEY, United States- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure gives a lecture at the University of California-...

  • Investor: Fed’s focus on China a grave mistake Friday, 20 Nov 2015 | 2:02 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen (R) chats with China's Minister of Finance Lou Jiwei (L) at the G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Cairns, Australia, on Sept. 20, 2014.

    Hedge fund investor Kevin Barry explains why the Federal Reserve making China a de facto 51st state is a dangerous game.

  • What the bond market is saying about the Fed Friday, 20 Nov 2015 | 1:52 PM ET
    CME options pit

    If there's any doubt the Fed is targeting December for its first rate hike, just look at the bond market.

  • The Fed will fail to raise its interest rate to 2 percent before the next recession takes hold, according to the Citigroup's chief economist.