The Fed Janet Yellen

More

  • NEW YORK, April 6- U.S. "What we're looking at is... a reversal in risk assets, i.e., there was a little bit of a bounce," said CRT Capital senior government bond strategist Ian Lyngen in Stamford, Connecticut. But yields pared gains slightly after the minutes were released as they suggested a less dovish outlook for the Fed than the one signaled by Chair Janet Yellen in...

  • April 6- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, bolstered by gains in healthcare shares after the collapse of the $160 billion merger of Pfizer and Allergan, and by a rise in energy shares. "The minutes were a little more hawkish than the tone that we've heard from Yellen post-FOMC meeting, but that was to be expected somewhat in my view," said Scott Smith, senior market analyst...

  • WASHINGTON, April 6- Federal Reserve policymakers debated last month whether an interest rate hike would be needed in April though a consensus emerged that risks from a global economic slowdown warranted a cautious approach. "Many participants expressed a view that the global economic and financial situation still posed appreciable downside risks,"...

  • What Fed decisions means for you & your money

    Lindsey Piegza, Stifel fixed income, and Jonathan Golub, RBC Capital Markets, forecast market conditions as well as analyze Janet Yellen's focus and what this means for the economy.

  • Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen

    Fed policymakers debated last month whether an interest rate hike would be needed in April, but a cautious consensus emerged.

  • SAO PAULO, April 6- Latin American currencies seesawed on Wednesday ahead of minutes from the last policy meeting of the U.S. Over the past two weeks, Fed policymakers including Chair Janet Yellen have raised questions over the timing of the next U.S. interest rate increase, sparking volatility in financial markets. Shares of Marfrig Global Foods SA rose 2...

  • *Dollar hits 17- month low vs yen of 109.85 yen. The dollar fell below 110 yen for a second straight day and hit 109.85 yen, its lowest level since late October 2014, after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the Wall Street Journal that countries should avoid seeking to weaken their currencies with "arbitrary intervention." "The bar to intervention is pretty...

  • April 6- Wall Street was marginally higher on Wednesday, helped by a rise in energy and healthcare stocks, as investors awaited the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's meeting on monetary policy in March. While Fed Chair Janet Yellen has taken a cautious stance, some officials have supported an aggressive plan to raise rates as data points to...

  • NEW YORK, April 6- U.S. Few were expecting much in the way of market-moving news from the minutes, analysts said, as remarks from Fed Chair Janet Yellen since the March 16 announcement that the U.S. central bank would not raise interest rates have cemented expectations of the bank's bias to stand down in the near term. "Given that Yellen's comments post-meeting have...

  • *Coming up: Fed minutes at 1800 GMT. LONDON, April 6- Gold fell 1 percent on Wednesday as a recovery in equities and the dollar prompted some profit-taking after Tuesday's rally, though price moves were muted as traders awaited the minutes of the U.S. Spot gold fell by 1 percent to $1,218.86 an ounce at 1203 GMT, with U.S. gold futures for June delivery down $9 an ounce at...

  • *The market has been grappling with mixed signals from central bank officials, with some supporting an aggressive plan to raise rates, while Fed Chair Janet Yellen staying cautious. *Several Fed officials are slated to speak on Wednesday, including Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester and St. Louis Fed President James Bullard.

  • *Coming up: Fed minutes at 1800 GMT. LONDON, April 6- Gold fell on Wednesday as a recovery in the dollar prompted some to cash in gains after Tuesday's 1.8 percent rally, though price moves were muted as traders awaited the minutes of the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting. Spot gold was down 0.4 percent at $1,225.41 an ounce at 0931 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for...

  • London, April 6- The dollar edged up from a 17- month low against the yen on Wednesday and buffeted European share prices latched on to a rebound in oil to move off their lowest level in over a month. Asian trading had been subdued and the mood persisted in Europe as share prices struggled to build on some early momentum provided by oil's biggest rise in three weeks...

  • LONDON, April 6- The dollar hovered near a 17- month low against the yen on Wednesday after taking a fresh knock overnight on comments by Japan's prime minister that suggested Tokyo was cautious about reining in the yen's rise. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the Wall Street Journal that countries should avoid seeking to weaken their currencies with "...

  • TOKYO, April 6- The dollar hovered near a 17- month low against the yen on Wednesday after taking a fresh knock overnight on comments by Japan's prime minister which suggested that authorities were cautious towards arresting the yen's appreciation. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the Wall Street Journal that countries should avoid seeking to weaken...

  • TOKYO, April 6- The dollar hovered near a 17- month low against the yen on Wednesday after taking a fresh knock overnight on comments by Japan's prime minister which suggested the authorities were cautious towards arresting the yen's appreciation. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the Wall Street Journal that countries should avoid seeking to weaken...

  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6 ST LOUIS- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives welcome remarks before a Homer Jones Memorial Lecture event- 2230 GMT. CLEVELAND- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the U.S. and regional economic outlook and monetary policy before a joint Cleveland Association for Business...

  • A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Traders are hoping minutes from the Fed's last meeting will help clarify the outlook for rates, but central bank watchers are less optimistic.

  • April 5- Wall Street fell sharply on Tuesday as investors took gains off the table following a recent rally and ahead of an upcoming quarterly reporting season that is expected to reveal sharply lower earnings. "General consensus is that we're going to see declining earnings," said Peter Jankovskis, co-chief investment officer at OakBrook Investments LLC in...

  • Neel Kashkari

    Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari contended further financial system regulation is needed, but said progress has been made.