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  • Powell's high-stakes bet: More jobs but only mild inflation May 01, 2021 08:53 PM IST

    Powell's high-stakes bet: More jobs but only mild inflation

    Getting the timing right on interest rate policy is a tricky task that has bedeviled Fed chairs for decades.

  • Gold Price Today: Yellow metal trades higher post Fed meet; Silver May futures rally over 1% Apr 29, 2021 10:08 AM IST

    Gold Price Today: Yellow metal trades higher post Fed meet; Silver May futures rally over 1%

    We suggest buying in gold around 47000 with a stop loss of 46780 for the target of 47480 and in silver around 67500 with a stop loss of 67100 for the target of 68500, suggest experts.

  • Fed: The US economy has just got vaccinated Apr 29, 2021 08:49 AM IST

    Fed: The US economy has just got vaccinated

    Even though the next few months of payroll data are expected to be exceptionally good, the Fed will give due credence to the weak macroeconomic situation elsewhere in the world before hinting at a rate hike cycle

  • The Biden administration is quietly keeping tabs on inflation Apr 14, 2021 01:45 PM IST

    The Biden administration is quietly keeping tabs on inflation

    Biden’s team is convinced that there is little risk of inflation spiralling out of the Federal Reserve’s control

  • Inflation worries keep gold steady after Fed maintains stance Apr 08, 2021 12:15 PM IST

    Inflation worries keep gold steady after Fed maintains stance

    Spot gold was flat at $1,737.89 per ounce by 0407 GMT. US gold futures fell 0.1 percent to $1,739.20 per ounce.

  • The high threshold for further Fed intervention Apr 06, 2021 12:42 PM IST

    The high threshold for further Fed intervention

    How far the US central bank would go because of the sharp rise in borrowing costs? The guessing game is on

  • Fed's Powell: Public should understand risks of Bitcoin Mar 22, 2021 10:57 PM IST

    Fed's Powell: Public should understand risks of Bitcoin

    Powell also said the Fed is researching the potential for a central bank digital currency, though he added that the Fed is not yet near a decision about implementing one.

  • ‘A sugar rush’: Why the Fed fears a booming US economy won’t last Mar 19, 2021 11:54 AM IST

    ‘A sugar rush’: Why the Fed fears a booming US economy won’t last

    Central bank forecasts fastest growth since Reagan era this year but worries about pandemic scars

  • Tech stocks weigh on S&P 500, Nasdaq with Fed on deck Mar 17, 2021 10:15 PM IST

    Tech stocks weigh on S&P 500, Nasdaq with Fed on deck

    While the Fed has reiterated it will remain dovish till the labor market fully recovers, eurodollar futures, which track short-term rate expectations, have priced a 90% chance of a rate hike by December 2022, with three hikes seen in 2023.

  • Emerging market investors focus firmly on central bank decisions Mar 17, 2021 11:57 AM IST

    Emerging market investors focus firmly on central bank decisions

    Any sign that the Fed could even consider bringing forward plans to raise interest rates could make life harder for emerging markets

  • Mohamed El-Erian writes: How to overcome the uncertainties of the Fed and market psychology Mar 16, 2021 11:17 AM IST

    Mohamed El-Erian writes: How to overcome the uncertainties of the Fed and market psychology

    Investors should focus more on individual securities than market-wide trends

  • New challenge for the Powell Fed: A strengthening economy Mar 15, 2021 10:36 PM IST

    New challenge for the Powell Fed: A strengthening economy

    The stronger outlook has sent the yield on the 10-year Treasury note climbing as investors have dumped bonds, which are typically safe-haven investments during downturns.

  • Powell says better child care policies might lift women in workforce Feb 25, 2021 12:37 PM IST

    Powell says better child care policies might lift women in workforce

    In testimony to the US Congress, the Fed chief made it clear that the labour market remained far from healed and the pandemic has disproportionately hurt women and minorities

  • Analysis: As bond selloff gets real, policymakers face fresh headache Feb 24, 2021 08:31 PM IST

    Analysis: As bond selloff gets real, policymakers face fresh headache

    The selloff has even engulfed Europe, despite its lagging recovery and weak inflation, with Germany posting a 26 bps real 10-year yield increase last week -- the biggest in almost a year.

  • Powell focuses on need at delicate moment in markets and politics Feb 24, 2021 11:58 AM IST

    Powell focuses on need at delicate moment in markets and politics

    The Fed chair delivered a blunt message to lawmakers that the economic outlook remains wildly uncertain and that the central bank must continue its extraordinary efforts to support the economy

  • Analysis: US bill rates risk going negative, but stimulus could change the course Feb 23, 2021 04:47 PM IST

    Analysis: US bill rates risk going negative, but stimulus could change the course

    The Fed has relied on tweaks to IOER, which is what it pays banks for reserve balances, and to rates in its overnight reverse repurchase agreement (repo) facility in the past to keep the fed funds rate inside of its target band.

  • Debt-laden world, rising bond yields: A toxic taper tantrum combo Feb 18, 2021 08:12 PM IST

    Debt-laden world, rising bond yields: A toxic taper tantrum combo

    Global debt today stands at $281 trillion, according to the Institute of International Finance, versus $210 trillion in 2013. Companies and households too owe significantly more.

  • Fed officials fretted over virus surge at December meeting Jan 07, 2021 05:33 PM IST

    Fed officials fretted over virus surge at December meeting

    Even if the economic rebound is remarkable, officials have been clear that they are likely to remain patient in taking support away from the economy

  • America’s dangerous reliance on the Fed Jan 04, 2021 10:51 AM IST

    America’s dangerous reliance on the Fed

    Easy money and fiscal gridlock in Washington lead to populism

  • The year the Fed changed forever Dec 24, 2020 05:28 PM IST

    The year the Fed changed forever

    We crossed a lot of red lines that had not been crossed before, Powell said at an event in May

  • Fed backstop masks rising risks in America’s corporate debt market Dec 22, 2020 11:55 AM IST

    Fed backstop masks rising risks in America’s corporate debt market

    The borrowing binge has driven leverage — a ratio that measures debt compared with earnings — to an all-time peak for higher-rated, investment grade companies

  • Fed: Vaccine rollout strengthens medium-term recovery Dec 17, 2020 08:42 AM IST

    Fed: Vaccine rollout strengthens medium-term recovery

    Although news flow about vaccine approval and distribution is positive, the continuing pandemic and the fragility in the economy make the next 4-6 months quite crucial

  • Take Five: Brexit brinkmanship; Fed watching and China bashing Dec 11, 2020 08:45 PM IST

    Take Five: Brexit brinkmanship; Fed watching and China bashing

    Thirty-year yields are particularly sensitive to inflation expectations. They edged down even after data showing US inflation rose 0.2 percent last month.

  • COVID-19 update | World shares rise on recovery hopes after record November Dec 01, 2020 07:39 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | World shares rise on recovery hopes after record November

    The MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 49 countries, was up 0.4% by 1323 GMT.

  • Fed says extending four emergency liquidity programs to March 31, 2021 Nov 30, 2020 08:45 PM IST

    Fed says extending four emergency liquidity programs to March 31, 2021

    The programs, separate from credit programs the US Treasury recently ordered closed on Dec. 31, include the Commercial Paper Liquidity Facility, the Primary Dealer Credit Facility, the Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility, and the Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility.

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