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Bostic urges caution as Fed takes 'final steps' to neutral

15 Nov 2018

The U.S. Federal Reserve should "proceed cautiously" with interest rate increases, keeping a "keen eye on the data" so as to raise rates far enough to prevent overheating but not so far that it short-circuits economic growth, Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said on Thursday.

Fed's Daly wants gradual rate hikes, says Fed not on autopilot

12 Nov 2018

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho With the U.S. economy at or beyond full employment and inflation likely to rise slightly above a 2 percent goal over the next year, the Federal Reserve should continue to raise rates gradually, its newest policymaker said Monday -- but not necessarily next month.

For the Fed, it's ‘Live from DC!’ from here on out

08 Nov 2018

SAN FRANCISCO On Thursday, the Federal Reserve surprised no one with a decision to leave interest rates unchanged. Aside from a short statement, it had nothing more to say.

For the Fed, one last meeting before they go ‘Live from DC!’

08 Nov 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 8 This week marks the last time Federal Reserve policymakers will set interest rates at a regular policy meeting and not follow it up with a lengthy press conference by the chief of the U.S. central bank to explain and perhaps defend the decision.

As companies embrace AI, it's a job-seeker's market

06 Nov 2018

SAN FRANCISCO Dozens of employers looking to hire the next generation of tech employees descended on the University of California, Berkeley in September to meet students at an electrical engineering and computer sciences career fair. | Video

Hot economy is cold comfort for Republicans in tight U.S. races

05 Nov 2018

FLEMINGTON, N.J./MODESTO, Calif. Linda Hults is the sort of Republican who President Donald Trump would expect to reward his party for the hottest U.S. economy in a decade by helping defend its grip on Congress in dozens of tight races across the country. | Video

Von Trump gerügter Fed-Chef pflegt engen Draht zur Politik

29 Oct 2018

San Francisco/Berlin Während Kritik des US-Präsidenten auf ihn einprasselt, sucht Notenbankchef Jerome Powell verstärkt den Kontakt zum Parlament.

Five things to know about Trump's war (of words) on the Fed

25 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON With U.S. stocks well down from their record highs in September and key elections less than two weeks away, President Donald Trump has stepped up his criticism of the Federal Reserve's interest rate increases and of Jerome Powell, the man he picked to lead the central bank.

As Trump rails against Fed, Powell takes to Capitol Hill

24 Oct 2018

SAN FRANCISCO Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell intensified his outreach to U.S. lawmakers over the summer, a review of his public calendar shows, even as President Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on the Fed and on Powell himself.

As Trump rails against Fed, Powell takes to Capitol Hill

24 Oct 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24 Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell intensified his outreach to U.S. lawmakers over the summer, a review of his public calendar shows, even as President Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on the Fed and on Powell himself.

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