After the European Central Bank spooked investors earlier in the month, policymakers in the United States and Japan emphasized “lower for longer” rate expectations on September 21.
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In her closely watched speech at the U.S. Federal Reserve’s annual symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the Fed chair signaled a higher likelihood of a rate hike in December.
The central bank's concern for developments overseas may have informed its decision, on March 16, to scale back rate-hike projections.
Here’s a look at the investment implications of the European Central Bank’s massive new stimulus effort.
The U.S. Federal Reserve’s January policy statement acknowledged global market turmoil and implied a less aggressive pace of rate hikes.
The long-awaited interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve is now a reality. Perhaps more important to investors, policymakers indicated that they may not be in a rush to tighten further.
The anticipated tightening move by the U.S. Federal Reserve on December 16 would feature some new wrinkles. Here’s an explanation of the process.
The central bank likely will raise rates at its December meeting. But the move may not play out in the markets the way investors think.
Strong growth in nonfarm payrolls, and an uptick in hourly earnings, increases the odds of a December rate hike.
A change in language in the U.S. Federal Reserve's October policy statement may signal a greater probability of a December tightening.