NABE: Fed Rate Hike Will Not Slow Economy
- FOMC March Minutes: Growth Not Enough. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;5/7/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31879, p2
Reports that members of the Federal Open Market Committee decided to maintain the federal funds interest rate in the United States. Absence of significant changes in the economic conditions of the country; Possible emergence of inflationary pressures; Fiscal policy.
- FOMC Keeps Funds Target Steady at 2.0%. // Bond Buyer;6/26/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32907, p2
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to keep its target for the federal funds rate at 2 percent. The agency expects inflation to moderate in 2008 and 2009. However, uncertainty about the inflation outlook remains high due to continued increases in...
- JP Morgan Analyst Sees 'Opportunities Galore' In Economy. Bartlett, Michael // Credit Union Journal;10/3/2005, Vol. 9 Issue 39, p10
Presents views of James Glassman, senior economist for J. P. Morgan Chase & Co., regarding his forecast of abounding opportunities in the growth of gross domestic product and low inflation in Las Vegas, Nevada. Continuation of Federal Reserves' pattern for raising federal funds rate for few more...
- Key interest rates cut. Brooks, Charles // New York Amsterdam News;10/15/98, Vol. 89 Issue 42, p11
Reports on the United States Federal Reserve System's reduction of the federal funds rate. Percentage of cuts; Reasons of the agency for changing the interest rate; Impact of the rate reduction to the country's economy.
- Feds still concerned about inflation. Hoxter, Curtis J. // Caribbean Business;11/30/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 47, p10
The article highlights the meeting of Federal Reserve policy makers as well as discusses the U.S. economic conditions in 2006 Minutes revealed that the risks to achieving expected reduction in inflation remains to be their top priority. Also, policy makers debated on the pros and cons of...
- SIFMA: FOMC to Hold Key Interest Rates, As Housing Still Top Concern. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;6/27/2007, Vol. 360 Issue 32659, p36
The article reports on the prediction of Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) that the Federal Open Market Committee will maintain key interest rates at its two-week meeting that begins on June 27, 2007, while the housing sector remains market participants' top concern...
- Bullard Urges Dropping 'Patient' to Provide Flexibility on Rates. // Bondbuyer.com;2/3/2015, p26
The article reports that Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis president James Bullard is urging U.S. central bankers to drop their declaration to remain patient on raising interest rates to give them more flexibility. It mentions Bullard's expectations of unemployment to remain lower as the economy...
- Can the US put the brakes on? Calverley, John // Accountancy;Jun2000, Vol. 125 Issue 1282, p78
The U.S. economy needs to slow down, but the big debate is how this can be achieved. One thing is certain that stocks will play a crucial role this time. The economy is increasingly moving towards rising inflationary trends and as a result of which U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to raise...
- Country Reports - United States. // United States Country Monitor;2016, p1
A country report for U.S. is presented from publisher and research company IHS, with topics including forecasts for gross domestic product (GDP), interest rates for federal funds by Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), and business environment in U.S.