Olson: Expansion Depends on Jobs
- Fed finds economy tooling right along--and wide fear that slowdown is near. Rehm, Barbara A. // American Banker;9/17/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 178, p4
Focuses on the performance of the United States' economy for the 1998 fourth-quarter, according to officials of the United States Federal Reserve Board on September 16, 1998. What the US Federal Open Market Committee uses to help set monetary policy; Performance of the economy in August and...
- Market Close: FOMC Provides Payoff for Rate Hedge. Smith, Kate // Bond Buyer;8/22/2014, Vol. 1 Issue F332, p1
The article reflects on how an announcement by the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee concerning improved labor market benefitted traders who bid on the Kansas Department of Transportation deal as of August 22, 2014. It mentions that the improved labor market will help bidders to remove monetary...
- It's Only Neutral. McFayden, Ken // Investment Dealers' Digest;3/26/2007, Vol. 73 Issue 12, p2
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- Katrina Recasts Outlook for Bank Stocks. Kulikowski, Laurie // American Banker;9/2/2005, Vol. 170 Issue 170, p20
Reports that analysts believe that Hurricane Katrina's effects on the economy could halt further increases in short-term interest rates. Benefits to bank stocks if rates do not increase; Meeting planned for the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee; Plans of U.S. President George W. Bush to meet...
- Play Like Smart Mr Rajan. SRIVASTAVA, VATSAL // Day After;10/1/2015, Vol. 31 Issue 19, p43
The article discusses the decision of Janet Yellen, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, to keep a near-zero bound interest rates. Topics discussed include the rate hike seen by the majority in the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee, the robust recovery of the economy in the country, and the...
- FOMC Holds Rates. // Bond Buyer;7/30/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34352, p1
The Federal Open Market Committee announced it held interest rates although the labor market has shown improvement, with "solid" job growth and falling unemployment rates.
- The Economy in Perspective. // Economic Trends (07482922);Jul99, p1
Reports that the United States (US) Federal Reserve raised the target federal funds rate at its policy meeting in June 1999. Why the interest rates is reduced according to the press release of the Federal Open Market Committee; Implication of the economic climate in the US.
- Lifting the Veil of Secrecy from Monetary Policy: Evidence from the Fed's Early Discount Rate Policy. THORNTON, DANIEL L. // Journal of Money, Credit & Banking (Ohio State University Press);May2000, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p155
Traditionally, monetary policy has been conducted under a veil of secrecy. In its landmark Freedom of Information Act case, the Federal Reserve argued that it needed to delay the disclosure of its policy decisions, claiming that immediate disclosure would cause the market to react in a way that...
- FOMC Holds Funds Rate at 5.25%. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;9/21/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32471, p2
The article reports that the Federal Reserve Board policymakers held the federal funds rate for the second straight month at 5.25% in the U.S. According to the Federal Open Market Committee, rate hikes may still occur if additional monetary stabilization is necessary to naturalize inflation. The...