was more warlike activity in the Middle East that helped boost energy prices but scared other equity fund managers. Janet Yellen also spoke late Friday and the markets seemed to like her statement that interest rates would only be increased in small
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled that the U.S. central bank will likely start raising borrowing costs later this year, even before inflation and wages
SAN FRANCISCO, March 27 (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve must take the global economy into account when judging the U.S. domestic outlook, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday, noting...
NEW YORK, March 27 (Reuters) - U.S. short-term interest rate futures dipped slightly on Friday from their settlement levels after the release of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen 's speech on...
year. When interest rates rise, bond prices drop. For this reason, the bond market reacted positively to Fed Chair Janet Yellen ’s announcement last Wednesday that a rate hike wouldn’t occur just yet. Short-term munis are where investors
good news is that these loans, even to the riskiest borrowers, get paid off for the most part on a regular basis. Janet Yellen , chair of the Federal Reserve Board, spoke to Congress recently and reported that the Fed would not be raising interest
t so much about the fact that we've seen the Brent crude come down from $110 to $55 again this week following Janet Yellen 's speech. It's more to do with forward-looking supply and demand? Good : Absolutely. I would say the one key
preparing for them to go up or to follow the masses into riskier and riskier securities just to get some yield. Fed Chair Janet Yellen laid the groundwork for a rate increase on Wednesday by removing central bankers’ pledge to be “patient” in tightening
March 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. central bank's internal watchdog is probing an alleged leak of confidential information from a 2012 meeting, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen confirmed on Wednesday in...
WASHINGTON, March 18 (Reuters) - The following are highlights of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen 's remarks at a press conference following the conclusion of the U.S. central bank's two-day policy meeting on Wednesday.