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u-s-stock-futures-dip-slightly-after-fed-forecasts-rate-hikes-in-2023
Stock futures fell slightly in overnight trading after the Federal Reserve raised inflation expectations and forecast interest rate hikes as early as 2023.Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 59 points, or 0.17%. S&P 500 futures were down 0.27% and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.43%.US stocks fell during Wednesday's regular session following the Fed's initial statement...
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People walk past the Federal Reserve building in Washington DC, the United States, on May 21, 2020.Ting Shen | Xinhua via Getty ImagesRising asset prices in the stock markets and elsewhere pose a growing threat to the financial system, the Federal Reserve warned in a report on Thursday.In its semi-annual financial stability report, the central bank said that...
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US stock futures were flat in night trading Tuesday as investors digested key technology gains and prepared for the recent Federal Reserve policy announcement.Dow futures fell about 50 points. S&P 500 futures gained 0.05% and Nasdaq 100 futures gained 0.1%.The Google parent alphabet reported a better-than-expected result on Tuesday after the bell, causing the tech giant's shares to...
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the-fed-is-unlikely-to-hint-at-policy-change-despite-stronger-economy
Federal Reserve Jerome Powell testifies during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on the Quarterly CARES Act Report to Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, United States, on Dec. 1, 2020.Susan Walsh | ReutersUS Federal Reserve officials are likely to paint a robust picture of the economy next week while not even pointing out any impending policy changes.Investors increasingly...
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powell-says-its-highly-unlikely-the-fed-will-raise-rates-this-year-despite-stronger-economy
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome PowellKevin Lamarque | ReutersDespite its rapidly recovering economy, Fed chairman Jerome Powell reiterated the central bank's commitment on Sunday to keep monetary policy loose.That includes a near-sure statement that interest rates are going nowhere as inflation remains tame and millions of Americans continue to need help as the nation rebuilds from the damage caused...
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The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building is located in Washington, DC, United States on Tuesday, August 18, 2020.Erin Scott | Bloomberg via Getty ImagesThe Federal Reserve has come a long way since the days of the "irrational exuberance" warning.Former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan famously sent out a torch in December 1996 over stretched asset valuations sparked by...
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fed-says-banks-will-have-to-wait-until-june-30-to-start-issuing-buybacks-and-bigger-dividends
Banks will be able to accelerate dividends and shareholder buybacks this year, but not until June 30, provided they pass the current round of stress tests, the Federal Reserve announced on Thursday.During the Covid-19 pandemic, the largest Wall Street institutions were precautionary limited last year due to their income-based ability to do both.The Fed announced at the end of...
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