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Uncertainty seen persisting, along with Fed's divide

16 Oct 2019

LOS ANGELES With two weeks to go until their next policy meeting, U.S. central bankers appear unconvinced a partial U.S.-China trade deal is enough to dispel the policy uncertainty that has weighed on economic growth for months.

QE on the QT? Fed says no, economists say maybe so

12 Oct 2019

The U.S. Federal Reserve's quick pivot from shrinking its balance sheet by around $50 billion per month to now expanding by $60 billion monthly, has shown both the difficulty the Fed has faced under a shifting political environment, as well as the risks of experimenting with market-sensitive systems in real time.

Fed's Kaplan: Trade deal could be positive, open mind on rates

12 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO The freshly inked U.S.-China trade deal could be a "positive development" for the U.S. economy, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said on Friday but repeated that he'll remain open-minded and watching data closely in the run-up to the Fed's Oct. 29-30 policy meeting.

Fed's Powell says U.S. expansion is 'sustainable'

09 Oct 2019

DENVER Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday flagged openness to further rate cuts to fend off global economic risks, repeating that the central bank will act "as appropriate" amid an economy that he said is likely to continue to expand.

UPDATE 1-Fed's Powell: Outlook "favorable," steps to address money market volatility coming "soon"

09 Oct 2019

DENVER, Oct 8 U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday flagged openness to further rate cuts amid global economic risks, and said the time to allow the Fed's asset holdings to begin to expand again "is now upon us" in order to ensure money markets function smoothly.

Fed's Powell: Outlook "favorable," steps to address money market volatility coming "soon"

09 Oct 2019

DENVER, Oct 8 Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday flagged openness to further rate cuts amid global economic risks, and said the time to allow the Fed's asset holdings to begin to expand again "is now upon us" in order to ensure money markets function smoothly.

Low inflation? Nothing to worry about, Fed's George says

07 Oct 2019

DENVER Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George on Sunday rejected the notion that the U.S. central bank should cut interest rates to try to boost low inflation, which she said is largely a result of global forces that U.S. monetary policy can do little to counter.

As Fed policymakers comb data, few decisive signals on outlook

05 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday signalled they are on high alert for signs that uncertainty over trade policy and slowing global growth are beginning to hold back the broader U.S. economy, but so far they have flagged little in the data that is pointing one way or the other.

WRAPUP 2-As Fed policymakers comb data, few decisive signals on outlook

05 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Oct 4 Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday signaled they are on high alert for signs that uncertainty over trade policy and slowing global growth are beginning to hold back the broader U.S. economy, but so far they have flagged little in the data that is pointing one way or the other.

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