Federal Reserve http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24200/all en WRAPUP 2-U.S. Fed hawks worry about threat of inflation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/wrapup-2-us-fed-hawks-worry-about-threat-inflation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* George sees US growth above 2 pct; Bullard sees 3.2 pct</p> <p>* George sees U.S. unemployment down 0.5 pct point this year</p> <p>* Bullard sees unemployment falling to 6.5 pct in mid-2014</p> <p>* Analyst sees George as hawkish dissenter for 2013</p> <p>* Kocherlakota says Fed has tools to control inflation</p> <p>By Ann Saphir and Alister Bull</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/wrapup-2-us-fed-hawks-worry-about-threat-inflation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economics Entertainment Federal Reserve Macroeconomics US Federal Reserve Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 22:30:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732899 at http://www.globalpost.com Fed official alleges Geithner may have alerted banks to rate cut http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/fed-official-alleges-geithner-may-have-alerted-banks-rate-cut <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Richmond Fed's Lacker resurrects 2007 allegation</p> <p>* Geithner said in 2007 that claim was not accurate</p> <p>* U.S. Treasury declines comment on latest Lacker statement</p> <p>* Disclosure of rate cut plans would be highly unusual</p> <p>By Alister Bull</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/fed-official-alleges-geithner-may-have-alerted-banks-rate-cut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Federal Reserve Interest rates Mathematical finance Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 05:15:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736500 at http://www.globalpost.com Crisis questions linger as Geithner exits public stage http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/crisis-questions-linger-geithner-exits-public-stage <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Fed's Lacker alleges Geithner told banks of rate cut plan</p> <p>* Former officials: confidentiality on rates is sacrosanct</p> <p>* One former official: matter would be one for Fed's counsel</p> <p>* Fed declines to say whether the matter was investigated</p> <p>By Rick Rothacker and Jonathan Spicer</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/crisis-questions-linger-geithner-exits-public-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of the United States Federal Reserve Finance US Federal Reserve Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 01:45:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739169 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 2-Fed officials warn about doing too much, or too little http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/wrapup-1-subtle-divergence-approach-fed-policy-display <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* "A sense of urgency is appropriate," Lockhart says</p> <p>* George voices worries about exit from easy-money policy</p> <p>* Plosser says thresholds are step in right direction</p> <p>By Paul Day and Ann Saphir</p> <p>MADRID/STANFORD, Calif. Feb 12 (Reuters) - The tug-of-war over U.S. monetary policy was on full display on Tuesday as one top Federal Reserve official warned against being too timid, two others focused on the risks of being too bold, and a fourth said the Fed's policy was too vague.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/wrapup-1-subtle-divergence-approach-fed-policy-display" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economics Federal Reserve Kansas City Fed Macroeconomics Monetary policy US Federal Reserve Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:48:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5754480 at http://www.globalpost.com European shares retreat, FOMC eyed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/european-shares-retreat-fomc-eyed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - European shares retreated on Wednesday after the previous session's sharp gains, digesting a crop of weak corporate earnings and as traders cited caution ahead of the minutes to the U.S. Federal Reserve's January policy meeting.</p> <p>Germany's biggest airline Deutsche Lufthansa shed 2.4 percent after it announced plans to suspend its dividend payment, while posting a net profit of 990 million euros ($1.32 billion) in 2012.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/european-shares-retreat-fomc-eyed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economics Federal Reserve Macroeconomics Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 08:30:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5760799 at http://www.globalpost.com Fed policymakers concerned about QE: minutes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/fed-policymakers-concerned-about-qe-minutes-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Massive Federal Reserve asset purchases are worrying its policymakers, with some wanting to wind them down before the jobs market heals significantly, according to official minutes released Wednesday.</p> <p>Minutes of the January 29-30 Federal Open Market Committee monetary policy meeting showed the asset purchases, known as quantitative easing, were under some pressure to be scaled back.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/fed-policymakers-concerned-about-qe-minutes-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economics Federal Reserve Macroeconomics AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 21:17:21 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5761515 at http://www.globalpost.com Bernanke: Fed 'confident' it can handle QE risks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/bernanke-fed-confident-it-can-handle-qe-risks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress Tuesday that the central bank was confident it could manage the risks from its expanded quantitative-easing stimulus program.</p> <p>"Highly accommodative monetary policy also has several potential costs and risks," he told a Senate panel. But the Fed policy board "remains confident that it has the tools necessary to tighten monetary policy when the time comes to do so."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/bernanke-fed-confident-it-can-handle-qe-risks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ben Bernanke Economics Federal Reserve Macroeconomics AFP Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:31:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5767302 at http://www.globalpost.com DIARY - Top economic Events to March 15 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/diary-top-economic-events-march-15 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>For other related diaries, please see; DIARY - U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/diary-top-economic-events-march-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Banks Central banks Entertainment Federal Reserve Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:30:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5773372 at http://www.globalpost.com Dow rise sets fresh high despite Fed report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/dow-rise-sets-fresh-high-despite-fed-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Dow pushed to fresh highs Wednesday one day after notching an all-time record, even as the Federal Reserve said economic growth continued at a dull pace. </p> <p>At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 42.62 (0.30 percent) to 14,296.39, a new all-time high.</p> <p>The broad-based S&amp;P 500 edged up 1.68 (0.11 percent) to 1,541.47, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index declined 1.77 (0.05 percent) to 3,222.37.</p> <p>The market gains came despite a mixed report on US economic conditions from the Federal Reserve.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/dow-rise-sets-fresh-high-despite-fed-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Dow Jones & Company Federal Reserve US Federal Reserve AFP Wed, 06 Mar 2013 21:30:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5775458 at http://www.globalpost.com US economy still sluggish: Fed's Beige Book http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/us-economy-still-sluggish-feds-beige-book-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The US economy chugged along at a lackluster pace in recent weeks, according to a Federal Reserve report that left little reason to believe the Fed will abandon its loose monetary policy any time soon.</p> <p>"Economic activity generally expanded at a modest to moderate pace," the Fed's Beige Book said, reporting a survey of conditions across the Fed's 12 districts.</p> <p>Ten of the districts characterized economic expansion in those terms, while activity was slower in the Boston and Chicago districts.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/us-economy-still-sluggish-feds-beige-book-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Economics Education Federal Reserve Health Labor Law Macroeconomics Politics Social Issues Technology US Federal Reserve AFP Wed, 06 Mar 2013 22:01:24 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5775493 at http://www.globalpost.com DIARY - Top economic Events to March 21 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/diary-top-economic-events-march-21 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>For other related diaries, please see; DIARY - U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/diary-top-economic-events-march-21" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Banks Central banks Entertainment Federal Reserve Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Mar 2013 00:46:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5775581 at http://www.globalpost.com DIARY - Top economic Events to March 21 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/diary-top-economic-events-march-21 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>For other related diaries, please see; DIARY - U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/diary-top-economic-events-march-21" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Banks Central banks Entertainment Federal Reserve Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 00:15:55 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5776662 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Wall St sees Fed continuing asset purchases through 2013 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/update-1-poll-wall-st-sees-fed-continuing-asset-purchases-throu <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* To see full poll results go to * 11 of 17 primary dealers see Fed asset purchases into 2014 * Fed expected to buy $1 trln under current stimulus program (Adds a poll respondent) By Chris Reese NEW YORK, March 8 (Reuters) - Wall Street expects the Federal Reserve to continue its program of debt purchases through 2013 in an effort to prop up the economy despite evidence of an improved job market, according to a Reuters poll conducted on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/update-1-poll-wall-st-sees-fed-continuing-asset-purchases-throu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Federal Reserve Federal Reserve System Labor Law Primary dealer US Federal Reserve Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 20:30:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5777555 at http://www.globalpost.com DIARY - Top economic Events to March 21 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130311/diary-top-economic-events-march-21 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>For other related diaries, please see; DIARY - U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130311/diary-top-economic-events-march-21" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Federal Reserve Macroeconomics Monetary policy Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Mar 2013 07:15:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5779382 at http://www.globalpost.com DIARY - Top economic Events to March 21 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130311/diary-top-economic-events-march-21-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>For other related diaries, please see; DIARY - U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130311/diary-top-economic-events-march-21-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Central banks Federal Reserve Monetary policy Thomson Reuters Tue, 12 Mar 2013 00:30:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5780231 at http://www.globalpost.com