"A pause in the normalization process" would allow the Fed to assess the economy and the impact of its actions, George said in a speech. » Read More
"Given the volatility in the market," Lazear argues, "probably a few weeks worth of patience is not a terrible thing at this point" from the Fed on interest rates. » Read More
By: Steve Liesman
The original estimate that the partial shutdown would subtract 0.1 percentage point from growth every two weeks has now been doubled. » Read More
By: Holly Ellyatt
Goldman Sachs does not foresee any recessions in major economies in 2019 but low profit growth is on the cards in the U.S. and Europe, its chief global equity strategist told CNBC Tuesday. » Read More
The U.S. economy "feels good" and shows no sign of a recession in the next 12 months, says Lutnick, also CEO of Cantor spinoff BGC Partners.
The Federal Reserve already could be at the end of its rate-hiking cycle, former Fed Chair Janet Yellen, said Monday.
Janet Yellen, former chair of the Federal Reserve, made the comments Monday during the National Retail Federation's annual Big Show in New York.
The triad of China's economy, trade war and the Fed's policy is a false alarm — the main problems are America's dangerous security challenges around the world involving military confrontations with China and Russia, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Federated Investors' Steve Chiavarone sees a more dovish Fed reviving unloved areas of the market this year.
Powell did not specify how much smaller the Fed's portfolio of bonds would get, but the remark seemed to take momentum out of the stock market.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is "very worried" about the ballooning amount of United States debt.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Thursday that Apple's recent sales warning points to a slowdown in the Chinese economy.
A prolonged government shutdown could have a negative impact on the U.S. economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says.
Investors looking for an easier Federal Reserve should be careful what they wish for, as such cycles can portend bad news down the road.
The benchmark that the Federal Reserve uses to set interest rates could become more volatile as the central bank continues to unwind the portfolio of bonds on its balance sheet.
Federal Reserve officials acknowledged that the policy path ahead is "less clear" after approving an interest rate hike at their most recent meeting.
The market is "yanking the Fed's chain" by telling central bankers to stop increasing short-term rates, says macroeconomic forecaster Komal Sri-Kumar.
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard thinks interest rates have gone high enough and could endanger an otherwise strong economy if they rise more.
As a result of rising interest rates, savings rates — the annual percentage yield banks pay consumers on their money — are now as high as 2.4 percent.