Have Increases in Federal Reserve Transparency Improved Private Sector Interest Rate Forecasts?
- Global Assumptions. // Brazil Tourism Report;Q1 2011, Issue 1, p41
The article presents global economic assumptions for 2010-2012. It notes the revision by the Business Monitor International Ltd. (BMI) of its 2010 global real gross domestic product (GDP) estimate from 3.4 percent to 3.6 percent. It adds that BMI forecasts a very loose monetary policy in...
- Global Assumptions, Q4 2011. // Japan Metals Report;Q4 2011, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p60
The article presents global economic forecasts for 2011-2016. It forecasts a 3.7% increase in global real gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2012. It expects the U.S. Federal Reserve to increase interest rates by 2.00% by end of 2011. It also predicts that Canada's real GDP growth in 2012...
- Interest Rates Hinge on 'Slack'. Rick, Steve // Credit Union Magazine;Dec2009, Vol. 75 Issue 12, p50
The article discusses the economic aspect of the slack and the Federal Reserve concerning interest rates for credit unions in the U.S. in 2009. An overview of the three conditions that should occur before the Federal Reserve tightens monetary policy is presented. It notes that the slack is the...
- BNY Mellon: Fed QE tapering won't cause bear bond market. Morris, Pamela // Fundweb;7/2/2013, p3
The article argues that the rise in interest rates due to speculations over the tapering of the U.S. Federal Reserve's quantitative easing (QE) marks the start of a five year cyclical normalisation rather than the onset of a bear bond market. BNY Mellon's Richard Hoey explains that the rise in...
- Letters. Zeller, Hans; Molnar, James // San Diego Business Journal;3/14/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p38
Presents Several letters to the editor referencing articles and topics discussed in previous issues. Views on Ford's Five Hundred Sedan; Comments on raised interest rates in the U.S.; Focuses on the effect of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board on the U.S. economy.
- 'Floors' Put Potential Ceiling on Loan Profits. Davis, Paul; Monks, Matthew // American Banker;2/22/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 27, p1
This article discusses the negative effect that a rise in the discount rate for banks by the Federal Reserve Board will have on U.S. banks. At first bankers thought the increase would have a negligible effect, but now they realize that in the long term it could signal changes that might further...
- Where does the Fed go from here? Beckner, Steven K. // Futures: News, Analysis & Strategies for Futures, Options & Deri;Jul2008, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p24
The article discusses the possible move of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board to increase the interest rates. Observers are guessing whether the Fed should forego further rate cuts and look toward raising rates as a way of controlling inflation. However, the author admits that it's a bit premature...
- Rising interest rates don't herald falling stock market. Gilreath, Dave // Indianapolis Business Journal;7/12/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 18, p34
Reports on the impact of the interest rate increase on the stock market in the U.S. Monetary policy of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board; Decline in the valuation of corporate stock; Indicator of the economic activity.
- Fed may be forced to alter its monetary policy. Nagan, Peter S. // ABA Banking Journal;Aug83, Vol. 75 Issue 8, p14
Explains that the U.S. Federal Reserve Board is inclined to tighten credit and allow interest rates to rise significantly in 1983. Performance of the U.S. economy; Evaluation of the economic indicators; Probable direction of the economy.