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Howard Schneider

Fed-Chef kämpft trotz Signal für Zinssenkung mit Störfeuer Trumps

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- von Howard Schneider und Reinhard Becker und Christina Amann

Fed sees case building for interest rate cuts this year

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WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday signalled interest rate cuts beginning as early as July, saying it is ready to battle growing global and domestic economic risks as it took stock of rising trade tensions and growing concerns about weak inflation. | Video

CORRECTED-WRAPUP 6-Fed sees case building for interest rate cuts this year

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WASHINGTON, June 19 The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it was ready to battle growing global and domestic economic risks with interest rate cuts beginning as early as next month, as it took stock of rising trade tensions and growing concerns about weak inflation.

For Fed's Powell, a gap with markets and Trump may need explaining

19 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO - Bond investors expect an aggressive set of U.S. interest rate cuts this year, and a voluble president pines for the “old days” when his predecessors bullied central bankers to get their way. | Video

Fed likely to leave rates steady, despite market outlook and Trump demands

19 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve concludes its latest two-day policy meeting on Wednesday expected to leave interest rates on hold but flag whether it plans to cut rates later this year as investors expect and the U.S. president has demanded. | Video

RPT-WRAPUP 1-Fed likely to leave rates steady, despite market outlook and Trump demands

19 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 19 The U.S. Federal Reserve concludes its latest two-day policy meeting on Wednesday expected to leave interest rates on hold but flag whether it plans to cut rates later this year as investors expect and the U.S. president has demanded.

WRAPUP 1-Fed likely to leave rates steady, despite market outlook and Trump demands

19 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 19 The U.S. Federal Reserve concludes its latest two-day policy meeting on Wednesday expected to leave interest rates on hold but flag whether it plans to cut rates later this year as investors expect and the U.S. president has demanded.

Fed likely to resist pressure to cut U.S. rates this week

17 Jun 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve, facing fresh demands by President Donald Trump to cut interest rates, is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at a policy meeting this week but possibly lay the groundwork for a rate cut later this year. | Video

Under pressure, Fed faces an outlook clouded by trade wars and signs of weakness

11 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's attacks on the Federal Reserve have broken one set of precedents, his talk of stacking the central bank with political allies has strained another, and his on-again off-again tariff threats have made the economic outlook harder than ever to predict.

Delay the 'dot plot'? Fed policymakers face communications quandary

11 Jun 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON As Federal Reserve policymakers grapple with how to downplay their quarterly "dot plot" projection of interest rates without eliminating it altogether, some are looking at a compromise: delay its release to reduce the chances that analysts treat it as a sneak peek of where Fed policy is heading.

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