The Fed Lael Brainard

  • Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB),left, stands with Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ), following a panel discussion during the ECB central bank communications conference in Frankfurt, Germany, on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017.

    Japanese-style interest rate caps are drawing interest from global central bankers worried about a downturn, including U.S. Federal Reserve officials.

  • Lael Brainard

    The remarks echoed those from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell who said he is watching the impact the trade war is having on the economic outlook.

  • BRUSSELS- Participation by ECB vice president Luis de Guindos in ECOFIN meeting in Brussels, Belgium. at FSI 20th anniversary conference "A cross-sectoral reflection on the past, and looking ahead to the future", organised by the Financial Stability Institute at Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland 0845 GMT. BASEL, Switzerland-...

  • **BRUSSELS- Participation by ECB board member Benoit Cure in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. **WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell makes videotaped welcoming remarks at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition's Just Economy Conference- 2300 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member Jonathan Haskel to...

  • **BRUSSELS- Participation by ECB board member Benoit Cure in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. **WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell makes videotaped welcoming remarks at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition's Just Economy Conference- 2300 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member Jonathan Haskel to...

  • March 8- Gold held steady on Friday as risk appetite faded after the European Central Bank cut its growth forecasts and launched an emergency round of policy stimulus, while a strong dollar capped gains ahead of U.S. non-farm payrolls data. President Donald Trump is open to additional talks with Pyongyang over denuclearization, his national security adviser...

  • PRINCETON, N.J., March 7- The U.S. Federal Reserve should downgrade its expectations for rate hikes even if its economic forecasts have not changed because of signs of a slowdown in spending and other risks, Governor Lael Brainard said on Thursday. "Our policy goal now is to preserve the progress we have made on maximum employment and target inflation," Brainard said...

  • STOCKHOLM The Committee on Finance is holding an open hearing on current monetary policy; Governor Stefan Ingves and Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley, will be answering questions from committee members- 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT Andrea Enria of the European Banking Authority speaks at 4th SSM& EBF Boardroom dialogue 0820 GMT. PRINCETON, N.J.- Federal Reserve...

  • LONDON Michael Saunders, Bank of England member of the monetary policy committee, speaks at Imperial College Business School, London 1730 GMT. NEW YORK CITY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams speaking at the Economic Club of New York- 1700 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting- 0800 GMT.

  • **ST. PAUL, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives testimony on "State Economic Conditions and an Overview of the Minneapolis Fed" before the Minnesota Senate Finance Committee, in St. Paul, Minn- 1430 GMT. LONDON- The Bank of England's Financial Policy Committee statement from its meeting- Feb. 26 2019 0930 GMT.

  • NEW YORK, March 4- Treasury yields fell on Monday as the market retraced a counterintuitive move higher made Friday in response to weak economic data. "The rally in occurred absent a new obvious fundamental driver, and likely partially reflected a slight retracement from Fridays sell-off, which itself occurred despite weak economic data on the day," said...

  • SATURDAY, MARCH 2 DELPHI, Greece- Greek Central Bank Governor Yannis Stournaras speaks at conference in Delphi, Greece. **RICHMOND, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Thomas Barkin speaks on "Moving the Needle in Rural Communities" before the Virginia Governor's Conference on Agricultural Trade, in Richmond, Virginia.- 1630 GMT.

  • **DALLAS- Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida to participate in "Fed Listens: A Conversation with Community Leaders in Southern Dallas," followed by a brief moderated discussion with Dallas Fed President Robert S. Kaplan- 1600 GMT. **DALLAS- Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida to participate in a moderated discussion with Dallas Fed President...

  • NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 22- When Federal Reserve policymakers last month put a three-year rate-hike campaign on hold and backed ending a yearlong push to shrink their $4 trillion balance sheet, they cited increased risks to U.S. economic growth and the need for more time to sort through the data. The connections between the Fed's new "patient" stance on policy,...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 22- The Federal Reserve's promise in January to be "patient" about further interest rate hikes, putting a three-year-old process of policy tightening on hold, calmed markets after weeks of turmoil that wiped out trillions of dollars of household wealth. But interviews with more than half a dozen policymakers and others close to the process...

  • BIRMINGHAM, Ala./ SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 15- When the Federal Reserve last month adopted a new "patient" approach to monetary policy, it gave no specific guidance about how long its policy pause would last, or how many more interest-rate increases, if any, were in the offing. But the projections delivered this week- for one rate hike this year from both Atlanta Federal...

  • *Eyes on U.S.- China trade talks, meeting with Xi. TOKYO, Feb 15- Asian stocks fell on Friday, retreating from four-month highs after data out of China raised concerns over deflationary pressures building in the world's second biggest economy. That offsetting some cautious optimism over trade talks in Beijing between the United States and China.

  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Asian stocks fell on Friday after weak U.S. retail sales figures raised fresh doubts about the strength of the world's largest economy, offsetting optimism towards trade talks between the United States and China. There has been no decision to extend a March 1 deadline for a deal, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday.

  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Asian stocks slipped on Friday after grim U.S. retail sales figures raised fresh doubts about the strength of the U.S. economy, offsetting optimism on trade talks between the United States and China. Japan's Nikkei dropped 1.1 percent while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.25 percent in early trade, with South...

  • *U.S., China trade talks in focus. NEW YORK, Feb 14- Treasury yields fell on Thursday after data showed that U.S. retail sales recorded their biggest drop in more than nine years in December, suggesting a slowdown in economic activity at the end of 2018. The Commerce Department said retail sales tumbled 1.2 percent, the largest decline since September 2009, when the...