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  • U.S. Fed to hold test for term reverse repos

    The U.S. Federal Reserve said on Monday it will conduct four operations in December to test longer maturity or term reverse repurchase agreements in a bid to see how they might be used as tool to achieve its interest rate objectives. Each of the four...
  • U.S. Fed awards fewer reverse repos at higher rate

    The U.S. Federal Reserve on Monday awarded fewer reverse repurchase agreements on Monday even after it offered higher interest rates in the testing of this program it would use when it decides to tighten monetary policy. The central bank awarded $154....
  • More owners tapping home equity lines of credit

    More owners tapping home equity lines of credit
    If you're thinking about taking out a home equity line, you're hardly alone. Credit lines tied to home equity — popularly known as HELOCs — are one of the fastest-growing segments in the mortgage market. Volume during the first half of 2014 is...
  • Raul Elizalde: The new bull-bear debate

    After two years of virtually uninterrupted gains, the stock market took a scary tumble in October. While the market went on to recover the losses, the autumn slump touched off a debate about whether it was a precursor of further loses ahead or merely a...
  • Fed's latest invention holds promise for controlled rate rise

    The Federal Reserve's latest market proposal could help it smoothly raise interest rates and bring far more banks into direct contact with the U.S. central bank in a way that another tool, unveiled last year, could not. Analysts have applauded a draft...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...