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  • *The Fed will release its decision at 2:00 p.m. ET followed by Fed Chair Janet Yellen's press conference. *Oil prices fell on Wednesday after data showed a build in U.S. crude stocks and OPEC reported a rise in its production despite a pledge to cut output. *The U.S. Commerce Department will issue a report on May retail sales, which are expected to show a smaller rise of...

  • Why it's time for Fed to raise rates...

    Krishna Guha, Evercore ISI vice chairman, and Mark Yusko, Morgan Creek Capital Management, provide insight to the FOMC policy decision on interest rates.

  • Yellen's dilemmas on Fed day

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, provides a preview of the FOMC's policy announcement with unemployment at 16-year lows, declining inflation and stocks soaring.

  • The U.S. consumer may be the biggest concern for the Fed

    Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management says the consumer is more depressed than the market thinks, and the Fed should consider that as it hikes rates.

  • LONDON, June 14- Gold prices firmed on Wednesday, recovering from the previous session's near two-week low, but moves were muted as traders awaited the outcome of the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting. 0955 GMT, having touched its weakest since June 2 on Tuesday at. $1.50 an ounce at $1,270.10.

  • LONDON, June 14- Stocks rose on Wednesday, but worries about stretched valuations and caution before a near-certain rate hike by the U.S. The U.S. central bank is scheduled to release its decision at 1800 GMT on Wednesday with a news conference to follow from Chair Janet Yellen. Worries about the pace of global growth and weakness in markets for the commodities...

  • NEW YORK— The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting:. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says she has not spoken with President Donald Trump about serving a second four-year term in office. Former President Barack Obama nominated Yellen as Fed chair and her term is slated to end on February 3, 2018.

  • *Fed statement due at 1800 GMT. The Fed is scheduled to release its interest rate decision at 2 p.m EDT on Wednesday, with Chair Janet Yellen due to hold a press conference 30 minutes later. "Most people have already priced in a rate hike in June," said Mark To, head of research at Hong Kong's Wing Fung Financial Group.

  • SHANGHAI, June 14- Hong Kong shares were little changed on Wednesday, lagging a record run in Wall Street, as investors waited for more clues from the Federal Reserve on future U.S. policy after an expected interest rate rise later in the day. Hong Kong typically follows U.S. rate moves because of its currency peg to the U.S. dollar. All eyes were on the U.S. central bank,...

  • LONDON, June 14- The dollar steadied on Wednesday ahead of a Federal Reserve policy statement widely expected to raise interest rates for the third time in six months but also to signal doubts over how soon it may make its next move. Worries about the pace of global growth and weakness in markets for the commodities they produce drove a 5 percent slide in the values...

  • SYDNEY, June 14- Copper prices eased on Wednesday, with investors cautious ahead of the outcome of a two-day meeting where the U.S Federal Reserve is expected to hike interest rates and give clues on its policy outlook for the rest of the year. Fed Chair Janet Yellen is due to hold a press conference at 1830 GMT. Exchange was down $1 at $5,716 a tonne, by 0740 GMT,.

  • WASHINGTON— There isn't much suspense about what the Fed will announce when its latest policy meeting ends Wednesday: That it's raising its key short-term interest rate for the third time in six months. But beyond the announcement of another rate hike, anticipation surrounds the possibility that the Fed could signal policy shifts in a statement it will issue,...

  • *Dollar buffeted by hawkish turn in Canada; UK politics. *Oil slips after surprise gain in crude stocks, OPEC output. SYDNEY, June 14- Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while the dollar was left adrift as investors everywhere awaited clarity on the Federal Reserve's future path for U.S. policy after a likely rate rise later in the day.

  • How fast and how much Fed rates rise is the big question: EY global CEO

    EY Global Chairman and CEO Mark Weinberger speaks about the U.S. Federal Reserve's future monetary policy.

  • Fed will try and normalise, balance sheet big issue for markets

    Bob Janjuah, senior independent client adviser at Nomura, says that Janet Yellen and Stanley Fischer want to normalize the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy as soon as possible.

  • Markets priced in for Fed hike today: AllianceBernstein

    Morgan Harting, senior portfolio manager at AllianceBernstein, speaks about how emerging markets could respond to an interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • SHANGHAI, June 14- China's yuan edged up against the dollar on Wednesday, with the market unfazed by evidence of a still-solid economy and divided over the impact of an anticipated rise in U.S. interest rates. A small majority of traders in a Reuters poll say a U.S. interest rate hike could prompt the People's Bank of China to raise short-term money market rates, as it...

  • SHANGHAI, June 14- China stocks fell early Wednesday, led by blue-chips, as sentiment was soured by a media report alleging a probe of the head of financial conglomerate Anbang Insurance Group, plus weak May investment data deepening worries of economic deceleration. Hong Kong shares also dropped, as investors braced for a likely U.S. rate hike later in the day, and...

  • *Fed statement due at 1800 GMT. The Fed is scheduled to release its interest rate decision at 2 p.m EDT on Wednesday, with Chair Janet Yellen due to hold a press conference 30 minutes later. "Most people have already priced in a rate hike in June," said Mark To, head of research at Hong Kong's Wing Fung Financial Group.

  • *Fed statement due at 1800 GMT. The Fed is scheduled to release its interest rate decision at 2 p.m EDT on Wednesday, with Chair Janet Yellen due to hold a press conference 30 minutes later. "Most people have already priced in a rate hike in June," said Mark To, head of research at Hong Kong's Wing Fung Financial Group.