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  • Fed chief Yellen's remarks at press conference

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The following are highlights of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's remarks at a press conference on Wednesday following the conclusion of the U.S. central bank's two-day policy meeting. ON INTEREST RATE PATH PROJECTIONS "I...
  • Fed cuts stimulus another $10 billion, holds steady on interest rates

    Fed cuts stimulus another $10 billion, holds steady on interest rates
    Federal Reserve policymakers on Wednesday cut their monthly bond-buying stimulus program by another $10 billion and held interest rates steady at near zero, offering no suggestions that they will raise them any time soon as the economic recovery improves....
  • Surprise CPI fall rattles U.S. inflation bond market

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - News on Wednesday that inflation unexpectedly cooled in August rattled the U.S. inflation bond market where traders had bet on price increases accelerating to achieve the Federal Reserve's desired level. The corner of the bond market...
  • Dow closes at record after Fed keeps rates intact

    NEW YORK — The stock market rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve told investors to expect low interest rates for a while yet, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average to a record high. After drifting along for most of the day, stocks marched...
  • Fed offers clarity, sort of, as bond buying ends

    WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve Wednesday announced it would trim its bond buying by another $10 billion, leaving it on course to end next month the controversial program designed to support the sluggish U.S. economic recovery. The Fed has been tapering...
  • Traders see Fed raising rates in July 2015

    (Reuters) - U.S. short-term interest-rate futures contracts fell Wednesday after the Federal Reserve renewed its low-rate pledge, prompting traders to add to bets the U.S. central bank will wait to raise interest rates until the second-half of 2015....
  • FOMC statement on revised policy exit principles

    (Reuters) - Policy Normalization Principles and Plans: During its recent meetings, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) discussed ways to normalize the stance of monetary policy and the Federal Reserve's securities holdings. The discussions were...
  • Watchdog says U.S. risk council lacks tools to spot market threats

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. government watchdog on Wednesday slammed a post-crisis regulatory council created to spot emerging financial market risks, saying the group operates with little transparency and does not have all the tools to do its job....
  • Factbox: U.S. Fed's new plan to normalize monetary policy

    (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policymakers on Wednesday issued a revised blueprint for eventually returning monetary policy to a more normal setting, after years of near-zero interest rates and trillions of dollars of stimulus. A lot has changed since...
  • U.S. Fed maintains guidance, expects rate hikes at quicker pace

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday renewed a pledge to keep interest rates near zero for a "considerable time" and repeated concerns over slack in the labor market, standing firm against calls to overhaul its policy statement. Many...
  • Central banks inflating 'elevated' asset prices: BIS

    LONDON (Reuters) - Financial asset prices are at "elevated" levels and market volatility remains "exceptionally subdued" thanks to ultra-loose monetary policies being implemented by central banks around the world, the Bank for International Settlements...