during the 2008 crash. But here is the catch: the 2008 crash was not caused by an interest rate hike . In today's environment, an interest rate hike may send both MDY, and EDV, down the toilet. What worked with one set of economic conditions
WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Three regional Federal Reserve banks, whose presidents are among the more hawkish of U.S. central bankers, continued to press for an increase in the Fed's emergency...
JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - Pressure is building within the Federal Reserve for officials to move as early as next month to more clearly acknowledge improvements in the U.S. economy and lay the groundwork for the central bank’s first interest rate hike in nearly a decade.
JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is focused on an initial interest rate hike between the first quarter and the middle of next year, with possible changes in its main policy statement as soon as next month
high-level view of the labor market and didn’t tip her hand on the timing of the first rate hike . But there will be a shock ahead of the first rate hike as the current rates are quite below where they are headed; the dealer inventory of bonds
Reserve should move cautiously in deciding when to raise interest rates given the U.S. labor market remains bruised from the Great Recession, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday amid calls from policy hawks for a near-term rate hike .
everyone begins to talk again about the rate hike , and when is it going to happen? But did we learn anything new about when the rate hike could occur? Glaser: It's a big week ..... to be sure before they thought about a rate hike . So I think it's important that investors
* Yellen says Fed should be cautious in rate hike decision
Treasury prices following the release of Janet Yellen's Jackson Hole address. Her talk sticks to the game plan - the first rate hike remains on tap for next year; the headline unemployment rate overstates labor market improvement; if employment or inflation
Jackson Hole, Williams' remarks are of interest because he's considered a dove and his mid-2015 timetable for the first rate hike might be considered slightly ahead of where markets are pricing in the first tightening. ETFs: SHY , BIL , SHV , VGSH , SCHO