SOMC: Fed Should Keep Raising Rates
- Economy is slowing but still in good shape. Hoxter, Curtis J. // Caribbean Business;2/1/2001, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p12
Reports on the Federal Reserve's comprehensive assessment of the United States economy since it cut interest rates. Inflation picture; Health of the overall economy; Central bank's survey of regional conditions in late December 2000 and early January 2001; Indicators.
- Raises Interest Rate. // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX);7/4/2006, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p3
The article reports on the increase in interest rate by the U.S. Federal Reserve. The interest rate hike had the stock market rallying. The increase in interest rate, according to analysts, reflects confidence in the economy.
- Low Inflation Is Still Too High for Bank Depositors. E. Hein, Scott // American Banker;7/16/2015, Vol. 180 Issue 110, p0
The article examines the logic behind the U.S. Federal Reserve's goal of achieving an inflation rate of two percent. Topics covered include how Federal officials do not want inflation that is too high because it diminishes the purchasing power of consumers and how the anticipated increase in the...
- Concerns Register More Heavily, But Execs Still Upbeat. Maio, Pat // Orange County Business Journal;10/10/2005, Vol. 28 Issue 41, p1
Reports on the result of the survey among business executives regarding the fourth-quarter business expectations index in 2005 in the U.S. Percentage of executives surveyed who believe that overall business activity would improve or stay the same in the fourth quarter; Portion of the respondents...
- Dudley Says Fed Needs U.S. Economy to Run 'A Little Hot'. // Bond Buyer;9/23/2014, Vol. 1 Issue 34182, p1
Inflation running below the Federal Reserve's target argues for "patience" on interest-rate increases and may require letting the economy run "a little hot," New York Fed President William C. Dudley said.
- Why the Fed should worry about deflation. Tseng, Nin-Hai // Fortune.com;10/30/2013, p1
The article focuses on calls for the U.S. Federal Reserve to implement actions to prevent deflation in the U.S. Topics include the stabilization of the U.S. economy after the global economic crisis, why inflation could be beneficial to the economy, and how deflation could cause a rise in...
- Economist Infers Hikes to Fed Rate May Be Too Much. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;5/15/2006, Vol. 191 Issue 103, p13
The article reports that the interest rate hikes made by the U.S. Federal Reserve on May 9, 2006 will have effects that will be felt through 2007, according to Dan North, chief economist from Euler Hermes ACI. He explained that while the Federal Open Market Committee's policy may reduce...
- The Fed's Real Dilemma Wednesday And How It May Disappoint Markets. GRAHAM, JED // Investors Business Daily;9/20/2016, p45
The article focuses on recent data which indicate a slowing growth and rising inflation. Topics covered include the U.S. Federal Reserve System's lack of action on interest rates, a claim by Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen's claim that the U.S. economy is nearing the Federal Reserve's statutory...
- Inflation: Will the Rescues Kill Us? Bergman, Bil // Morningstar StockInvestor;6/15/2009, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p10
The article discusses the impact of inflation to investments in the U.S. The author states that excessive inflation can impair the economic growth and the investment returns. In addition, to deal with the financial crisis, the Federal Reserve and the Treasury have driven short-term interest...