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Business - Economy
6/12/2024 9:53:54 PM
The US Federal Reserve left its key lending rate unchanged on Wednesday and penciled in just one rate cut this year, down from the three expected in March.

Business - Economy
6/9/2024 5:32:12 PM
The US Federal Reserve is likely to keep interest rates unchanged this week, but could pare back the number of cuts it has penciled in for this year, as policymakers digest a mixed bag of economic data.

Business - Markets & Companies
6/5/2024 4:07:36 PM
Europe's equity markets climbed Wednesday with traders boosted on the eve of an expected interest-rate cut by the European Central Bank, but Asia slid on renewed US economic worries.

Business - Economy
5/2/2024 11:22:01 AM
The US Federal Reserve on Wednesday held interest rates steady for a sixth straight meeting, keeping the level at a 23-year high to fight stubborn price increases.

Business - Economy
4/16/2024 11:13:11 PM
The US Federal Reserve's ongoing fight against inflation could take "longer than expected," the head of the US central bank said Tuesday, further paring back the chances of early rate cuts.

Business - Economy
3/20/2024 9:16:05 PM
The US Federal Reserve voted Wednesday to hold interest rates at a 23-year high for a fifth consecutive meeting, while signaling it still expects to make three cuts this year.

Business - Economy
3/18/2024 10:36:03 PM
Across the United States, many people are eagerly anticipating the Federal Reserve's first cut to its benchmark interest rate this year: Prospective home buyers hope for lower mortgage rates. Wall Street traders envision higher stock prices. Consumers are looking for a break on credit card debt at record-high interest rates.

Business - Economy
3/6/2024 9:36:10 PM
The US Federal Reserve's progress in bringing down inflation is "not assured," the chairman said Wednesday on the first of two days of hearings in Congress.

Business - Economy
1/16/2024 9:42:46 PM
The US Federal Reserve is "within striking distance" of reaching its long-term inflation target and could begin cutting interest rates this year, a senior official said Tuesday.

Business - Energy
12/18/2023 10:52:42 PM
Oil prices shot up three percent Monday as more companies suspended shipping through the Red Sea following attacks on vessels by Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels.

Business - Energy
11/22/2023 7:42:27 PM
Oil prices slumped Wednesday as traders took a delay to an OPEC+ summit meeting as a sign of possible discord, while European and US stocks rose on hopes of an end to the US Federal Reserve's interest rate-hiking cycle.

World - International
11/1/2023 10:39:02 PM
The US Federal Reserve kept its key short-term interest rate unchanged Wednesday for a second straight time, but left the door open to further rate hikes if inflation pressures should accelerate in the months ahead.

Business - Economy
10/21/2023 1:49:53 PM
The US Federal Reserve warned Friday that the war in Gaza and the ongoing Ukraine conflict could cause harm to the world economy and boost global inflation.

Business - Economy
9/26/2023 12:46:34 PM
Markets fell further Tuesday as investors grew increasingly fearful about another possible US interest rate hike and the prospect they will be kept elevated for some time to combat persistent inflation.

Business - Economy
8/29/2023 10:31:53 AM
Asian shares mostly rose Tuesday as markets shift their attention from the U.S. Federal Reserve to earnings and economic reports.

Business - Economy
7/26/2023 9:17:41 PM
The US Federal Reserve raised its benchmark lending rate on Wednesday to its highest level since 2001 to tackle above-target inflation, and signaled the possibility of further increases ahead.

Business - Economy
7/26/2023 1:34:22 PM
The US Federal Reserve is poised to announce a fresh quarter percentage-point hike to its benchmark lending rate on Wednesday to tackle inflation, while keeping the option open for more such moves in the coming months.

Business - Economy
7/23/2023 10:58:17 AM
After pausing in June, the US Federal Reserve is widely expected to hike interest rates again on Wednesday, adopting its most restrictive monetary stance for 22 years despite recent signs of slowing inflation.

Business - Economy
7/10/2023 9:48:17 PM
A senior Federal Reserve official has proposed raising capital requirements for large and mid-sized US banks as part of a "comprehensive" series of measures to tighten banking regulation and supervision.

Business - Economy
6/22/2023 5:32:25 PM
A senior US Federal Reserve official said Thursday that additional interest rate hikes are needed to tackle historically high inflation.

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