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  • Yellen's 'optimal' model calls for rate hike this year, in theory

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has said the tenor of economic data will decide when the U.S. central bank raises interest rates. Surprisingly, a data analysis based on Yellen's own priorities points to a rate increase by the end of this year....
  • U.S. Fed to offer test term deposits at 0.30 percent rate

    The U.S. Federal Reserve will offer seven-day term deposits at an interest rate of 0.30 percent to banks at a test auction on Monday, it said in a statement on Wednesday. On Monday, the U.S. central bank awarded a record $334.714 billion in term deposits...
  • Nancy Teeters dies at 84; first woman on Federal Reserve board

    Nancy Teeters dies at 84; first woman on Federal Reserve board
    Nancy Teeters, who in 1978 became the first woman on the Federal Reserve board of governors, then continued to stand out by opposing Fed Chairman Paul Volcker's anti-inflation campaign, has died. She was 84. Teeters died Nov. 17 at an assisted living...
  • U.S. economy resilient in third quarter as global growth cools

    The U.S. economy grew at a much faster pace than initially thought in the third quarter, pointing to strengthening fundamentals that should help it weather slowing global demand. The Commerce Department on Tuesday raised its estimate of GDP growth to a...
  • Three Fed banks renewed call for discount rate hike: minutes

    Three Federal Reserve regional banks in October renewed their efforts to convince the central bank's Washington-based board to raise the Fed's emergency lending rate, according to meeting minutes released on Tuesday. Ahead of the central bank's Oct. 28-...
  • Foreign investors trim holdings of Mexico corporate securities

    Foreign investors trimmed their holdings of Mexican corporate securities in the third quarter and sharply slowed their purchase of government debt due to worries about global growth and uncertainty over central bank policy in advanced economies, the...
  • Fed's Fisher comfortable running inflation a bit high: FT

    One of the U.S. Federal Reserve's most hawkish policymakers said he would be comfortable running inflation a bit above a 2-percent target for a while as long as longer-term expectations remain stable, according to a newspaper interview. With the Fed's...
  • Proposed Fed rule gives mixed signals on rates: study

    A rule that some U.S. lawmakers want the Federal Reserve to follow when setting monetary policy is now giving conflicting signals on where interest rates should be, a San Francisco Fed study published on Monday showed. The so-called Taylor rule, named...
  • Fund boards, management go on high alert around bond liquidity

    By Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund firms are taking extra measures to make sure they don't get stuck holding hard-to-sell bonds in the event that fixed income markets see a massive race to the exits when interest rates start to rise. Over...
  • Global 'QE glut' to brim through 2015 as funds swim with the tide

    By Mike Dolan LONDON (Reuters) - If the world's biggest central banks were actually coordinating a global monetary policy, they could scarcely do a better job of convincing financial markets right now. Just two days after the Federal Reserve halted...
  • Fed vows review of regulatory gaps for bank commodity arms

    By Michael Flaherty WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Federal Reserve official on Friday pledged to a Senate investigative subcommittee that the U.S. central bank would broaden its review of gaps in its regulation of the physical commodity operations of U.S....