• Fed's New Chairman Steps Into Spotlight Amid An Expected Rate Increase

    6 monthes ago - By NPR

    The central bank is expected to raise its key interest rate for the first time under Jerome Powell. Economists wonder if faster economic growth will mean more aggressive rate hikes.
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  • 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Here is what you need to know.
    Here comes the Fed. Jerome Powell is leading his first policy meeting as Federal Reserve chairman, and the central bank is widely expected to raise rates.
    UK unemployment falls back near record lows. UK unemployment slipped to 4.3% between November and January, according to data released by the Office for National Statistics.
    Morgan Stanley says there are 2 major reasons the stock market has already seen its 2018 peak. Based on stock index trading and sentiment shifts over the past few months, Morgan Stanley says the equity market has probably already peaked...
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  • Jerome Powell's first meeting as Fed chairman has Wall Street on edge - here are 3 key factors to watch

    Jerome Powell's first meeting as Fed chairman has Wall Street on edge - here are 3 key factors to watch

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    This is Jerome Powell's first meeting in his new role of Federal Reserve chairman, creating some uncertainty for jittery investors.
    Wall Street will be looking for three things: the Fed's growth and rate forecasts, Powell's press conference, and official estimates of the long-run interest rate.
    Changes at the Fed make its December estimates "almost totally irrelevant," Peng Zhou of Sun Life Investment Management told Business Insider. "That's a big question mark that's got the market nervous."
    The Fed is widely expected to raise interest rates again this week, the sixth increase since the...
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