Federal Open Market Committee http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31218/all en http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220-21 <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>Many Fed policymakers have 'concerns' about QE: FOMC minutes</p> <p>mj/vs/jm</p> Federal Open Market Committee AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 19:16:00 +0000 5761389 at http://www.globalpost.com US stocks hit new records on Fed minutes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130410/us-stocks-hit-new-records-fed-minutes <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>US stocks powered to new record highs Wednesday after Federal Reserve meeting minutes suggested the Fed's easy-money policies would remain in place for a while longer.</p> <p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 128.86 (0.88 percent) to 14,802.32, a new all-time closing high.</p> <p>The broad-based S&amp;P 500 surged 19.11 (1.22 percent) higher to 1,587.72, also a record.</p> <p>The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 59.39 (1.83 percent) to 3,297.76, reaching its highest level since November 2000.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130410/us-stocks-hit-new-records-fed-minutes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve US Federal Reserve AFP Wed, 10 Apr 2013 20:15:48 +0000 5809747 at http://www.globalpost.com KASB Securities Limited and Economics Research- Commodities Corner http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/kasb-securities-limited-and-economics-research-commodities-corner-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>April 11, 2013 (PPI-OT)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/kasb-securities-limited-and-economics-research-commodities-corner-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve Asianet Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:55:53 +0000 Asianet 5811738 at http://www.globalpost.com Fed's Powell urges markets to dial back rate hike expectations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130627/feds-powell-urges-markets-dial-back-rate-hike-expectations <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>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Financial markets have over-reacted to the Federal Reserve's statements on reducing the pace of bond purchases later this year, and have brought expectations of the first Fed rate hike too far forward, a senior U.S. central banker said on Thursday.</p> <p>"Market adjustments since May have been larger than would be justified by any reasonable reassessment of the path of policy," Fed Board Governor Jerome Powell said in a speech at the Bipartisan Policy Center, a Washington think-tank.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130627/feds-powell-urges-markets-dial-back-rate-hike-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve Federal Reserve System Thomson Reuters Thu, 27 Jun 2013 16:02:54 +0000 5869382 at http://www.globalpost.com Factbox: Fed staff forecasts from FOMC minutes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130710/factbox-fed-staff-forecasts-fomc-minutes <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>(Reuters) - The following are the Federal Reserve's staff forecasts as contained in the minutes of recent Federal Open Market Committee meetings:</p> <p>JUNE 18-19 FOMC: Minutes released on July 10:</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130710/factbox-fed-staff-forecasts-fomc-minutes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve Thomson Reuters Wed, 10 Jul 2013 19:01:05 +0000 5880702 at http://www.globalpost.com Fed's Bullard: beware basing policy off optimistic forecasts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130712/feds-bullard-beware-basing-policy-optimistic-forecasts <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>JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (Reuters) - The substantial rise in bond yields since last month is not justified by an improvement in U.S. economic data or a rise in inflation, a senior Federal Reserve official said on Friday, warning it reflects optimism that may prove to be too rosy.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130712/feds-bullard-beware-basing-policy-optimistic-forecasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve Thomson Reuters Fri, 12 Jul 2013 20:34:42 +0000 5882769 at http://www.globalpost.com Oil prices down in Asian trade http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130729/oil-prices-down-asian-trade <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>Oil was lower in Asian trade on Tuesday as investors paused ahead of a US central bank meeting, hoping for clear signals on stimulus measures.</p> <p>New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate for delivery in September, was down 27 cents at $104.28 a barrel in mid-morning trade, and Brent North Sea crude for September eased 13 cents to $107.32.</p> <p>Analysts said investors were taking a breather from a recent rally while waiting for a meeting Tuesday of the US central bank's policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130729/oil-prices-down-asian-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve AFP Tue, 30 Jul 2013 03:38:18 +0000 5897332 at http://www.globalpost.com Oil prices down in Asian trade http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130730/oil-prices-down-asian-trade <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>Oil prices dipped in Asian trade on Tuesday as investors paused ahead of a US central bank meeting, hoping for clues about the future of its stimulus.</p> <p>New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate for delivery in September, was down 26 cents at $104.29 a barrel and Brent North Sea crude for September eased 10 cents to $107.35.</p> <p>Analysts said investors were taking a breather from a recent rally while waiting for a meeting Tuesday of the US central bank's policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130730/oil-prices-down-asian-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve AFP Tue, 30 Jul 2013 08:04:41 +0000 5897457 at http://www.globalpost.com US stocks end mixed after Fed statement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130731/us-stocks-end-mixed-after-fed-statement <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>US stocks Wednesday ended little changed after a busy day of news that included a a policy statement from the Federal Reserve and a mixed report on US economic growth.</p> <p>At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 15.13 (0.10 percent) at 15,505.46.</p> <p>The broad-based S&amp;P 500 edged up 0.13 (0.01 percent) to 1,686.09, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index added 9.90 (0.27 percent) at 3,626.37.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130731/us-stocks-end-mixed-after-fed-statement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve Federal Reserve System US Federal Reserve AFP Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:03:38 +0000 5899272 at http://www.globalpost.com US stocks end mixed after Fed statement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130731/us-stocks-end-mixed-after-fed-statement-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>US stocks Wednesday ended mixed after a busy day of news that included a policy statement from the Federal Reserve and a mixed report on US economic growth.</p> <p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 21.05 (0.14 percent) at 15,499.54.</p> <p>The broad-based S&amp;P 500 slipped 0.23 (0.01 percent) to 1,685.73, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index added 9.90 (0.27 percent) at 3,626.37.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130731/us-stocks-end-mixed-after-fed-statement-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve Federal Reserve System AFP Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:34:35 +0000 5899307 at http://www.globalpost.com Bullard: Fed should hold press conference at every meeting http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130802/bullard-fed-should-hold-press-conference-at-every-meeting <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>By Alister Bull</p> <p>BOSTON (Reuters) - A senior Federal Reserve official said on Friday that the U.S. central bank's current practice of holding quarterly press conferences could be distorting policy decisions, and urged the Fed to stage one after every meeting to ensure a smooth process.</p> <p>St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard told Reuters in an interview that at the moment, the four annual policy-setting committee meetings followed by press conferences were taking on an outsized importance.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130802/bullard-fed-should-hold-press-conference-at-every-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve Thomson Reuters Fri, 02 Aug 2013 15:35:03 +0000 5901084 at http://www.globalpost.com US stocks fall ahead of Fed minutes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130821/us-stocks-fall-ahead-fed-minutes <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>US stocks Wednesday opened lower after a series of mixed retail earnings reports ahead of the afternoon release of minutes from the last Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting.</p> <p>Five minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 35.18 (0.23 percent) to 14,967.81.</p> <p>The broad-based S&amp;P 500 shed 4.50 (0.27 percent) at 1,647.85, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index lost 3.71 (0.10 percent) at 3,609.88</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130821/us-stocks-fall-ahead-fed-minutes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Federal Open Market Committee AFP Wed, 21 Aug 2013 15:03:18 +0000 5914500 at http://www.globalpost.com US stocks fall as Fed's tapering timeline stays unclear http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130821/us-stocks-fall-feds-tapering-timeline-stays-unclear <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>US stocks finished a choppy day lower Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting gave no more clarity on the central bank's plans for its stimulus program. </p> <p>At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 105.67 (0.70 percent) to 14,897.32.</p> <p>The broad-based S&amp;P 500 dropped 9.53 (0.58 percent) to 1,642.82, while the Nasdaq Composite Index gave up 13.80 (0.38 percent) at 3,599.79.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130821/us-stocks-fall-feds-tapering-timeline-stays-unclear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve AFP Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:32:02 +0000 5914780 at http://www.globalpost.com US stocks fall as Fed's tapering timeline stays unclear http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130821/us-stocks-fall-feds-tapering-timeline-stays-unclear-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>US stocks finished a choppy day lower Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting gave no more clarity on the central bank's plans for its stimulus program. </p> <p>At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 105.67 (0.70 percent) to 14,897.32.</p> <p>The broad-based S&amp;P 500 dropped 9.53 (0.58 percent) to 1,642.82, while the Nasdaq Composite Index gave up 13.80 (0.38 percent) at 3,599.79.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130821/us-stocks-fall-feds-tapering-timeline-stays-unclear-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve AFP Wed, 21 Aug 2013 21:01:05 +0000 5914802 at http://www.globalpost.com Long wait for Fed tapering decision finally ends http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130915/long-wait-fed-tapering-decision-finally-ends <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>By Alan Wheatley</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - So great is the Federal Reserve's worldwide impact that exactly how the U.S. central bank frames its widely expected decision to start buying fewer bonds will be critical for the path of the global economy.</p> <p>U.S. bond yields have surged since Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said in May that the policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee could start tapering its asset purchases from $85 billion a month at the 'next few meetings.'</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130915/long-wait-fed-tapering-decision-finally-ends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ben Bernanke Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve Thomson Reuters Sun, 15 Sep 2013 19:02:25 +0000 5934960 at http://www.globalpost.com