After a "monster good week" for the market, Jim Cramer warns investors to have their guards up ahead of the Federal Reserve's highly anticipated policy meeting.
"Negative rates, no. You don't want negative rates. That's just a sign that we're not a robust economy," says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
A 50-basis-point cut has been "thrown out the window," says Richard Fisher.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was scheduled to appear in a question-and-answer session Friday afternoon Eastern time from Zurich, Switzerland.
"The Fed chair should be bullied by the bond market. And the bond market is saying, 'Whoa, are you wrong,'" says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
A quarter-point reduction could leave the central bank open to charges that it is tone-deaf about market and economic data signals.
The U.S. Federal Reserve should cut interest rates to get ahead of both market expectations for a rate cut and a global trade war, St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said.
Elliptic on Wednesday said it raised $23 million in a funding round led by Japan's SBI Holdings to fuel an aggressive expansion into Asia.
Decisions the central bankers make can have a big impact on the financial markets.
"Investors should hold steady. Have a patient lens with investing and don't make knee-jerk reactions."
The Fed and its long-held independence crucial to its decision-making are facing a test perhaps like never before.
U.S. Treasury yields slipped lower on Monday as investors seek refuge following a turbulent weekend in the U.S.-China trade war.
The final week of August could be highly volatile as markets fret over the economy and the latest developments in trade wars.
Federal Reserve Vice Chair Richard Clarida said Friday that the global economy has deteriorated in the past month.
Mester tells CNBC that if the U.S. economy continues to grow at its current pace, she's unlikely to support more interest rate cuts.
The idea came up as the White House brainstorms on ways to avoid a preelection economic slowdown, The Washington Post reports.
The Fed's James Bullard says more monetary easing is necessary because of the recession signal being flashed by the bond market.
Dow to fall on China tariff news; Fed chief Jerome Powell speaks; Fed presidents offer their views; bonds drop; and Larry Kudlow adds a tax twist
The U.S. dollar dropped broadly on Friday after President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to start looking for an alternative to China after Beijing imposed more tariffs on American goods.