US interest rates

Janet Yellen, the chair of the Federal Reserve (Fed), says she hopes that the reversal of QE will be as dull as [...]

3 October 2017
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The Federal Reserve has kept interest rates steady but approved a historic plan to begin unwinding its massive [...]

20 September 2017
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Many will remember to their cost the infamous “taper tantrum” in June 2013. It was the moment Ben Bernanke, [...]

18 September 2017
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In the UK, house price growth began to slow noticeably last year when stamp duty on buy-to-let and second homes [...]

2 August 2017
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It is hard to believe but it is 10 years since the start of the global financial crisis. Triggered by a collapse [...]

31 July 2017
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The dollar hit a 13-month low after the US Federal Reserve struck a cautious note yesterday, resulting in gains [...]

27 July 2017
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Bank of America beat expectations with its second quarter as the lender benefited from higher US interest rates. [...]

18 July 2017
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Earlier this week I attended the "Athens Seminar", an economic and political round table discussion that has been [...]

7 July 2017
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The American economy performed far better than economists previously thought at the start of 2017, as revised [...]

26 May 2017
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The Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady when it meets on Wednesday after a key measure of [...]

1 May 2017
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Investors pulled money out of emerging markets and high-yielding bond funds at the fastest rate this year, positioning [...]

17 March 2017
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The situation facing the United States has two major features. The most immediate one is the rise in inflation, [...]

15 March 2017
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How fast will US interest rates rise? Keith Wade, chief economist at Schroders, explains why the outlook has changed. [...]

8 March 2017
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Federal reserve policymakers have hinted that it may be time to raise US interest rates again – “fairly soon” [...]

22 February 2017
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Donald Trump’s economic policy could lead to a faster pace of monetary policy tightening, according to an influential [...]

17 January 2017
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