The 'R' Words: Rates and Recession
- Chairman Volcker And the Dollar. // National Review;8/17/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 33, p1014
The article focuses on the role of Federal Reserve Board Chairman Paul Volcker on monetary management in the U.S. as well as the effects of recession on incumbents facing re-election. Volcker believes on the implementation of monetary policy by controlling interest rates. Threats of recession is...
- NABE: Fed Rate Hike Will Not Slow Economy. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;5/25/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31891, p2
Focuses on a report by the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) that the federal funds rate could rise up to 1.75 percent by the end of 2004 but it is not expected to hurt the economy in the United States. Expected rise in inflation rate in 2004; Effect of prices of energy and...
- Prevent spread compression in a falling-rate environment. Spears, Brad // Credit Union Magazine;Nov2001, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p32
Comments on the United States economy in 2001. Decline in federal funds rate; Growth in credit union deposits; Advice for credit unions to prevent spread compression.
- Country Reports - United States. // United States Country Monitor;2015, p1
A country report for the U.S. as of August 2015 is presented from publisher IHS Inc., with topics including an outlook for the nation's real gross domestic product, e federal funds rate target, and the strengths and weaknesses of the overall business environment.
- 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.
- A DIFFERENT STORY. Evans, Mike // Industry Week/IW;Dec2001/Jan2002, Vol. 250 Issue 15, p80
Compares economic conditions in the United States (U.S.) and Japan in 2001. Implications of the countinuing decline of federal funds rate in the U.S.; Differences between the two countries; Signs of an improved economy in the U.S.
- 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.
- Liftoff Likely Warranted by Year End, Fischer Says. Siegel, Gary // Bond Buyer;3/24/2015, p1
Although the economy has recovered slowly from the Great Recession, progress should allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this year, Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair Stanley Fischer said Monday.
- Munis Flat in Moderate Trading; $592M of Pa. School Bonds Priced. Chesla, Nicholas; Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;8/13/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31698, p2
Reports on status of municipal bonds in federal funds markets in the U.S. as of August 13, 2003. Issue price of the $592 million of lease revenue bonds of State Public School Building Authority in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Interest rate at which Morgan Stanley & Co. won $280 million of...
- Munis, Treasuries Sell Off on Strong Data. Curran, Bill // Bond Buyer;5/2/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32372, p2
The article reports on the performance of municipal and Treasury bonds in the U.S. The country's economic condition has influenced the increase in trading for these bonds. Traders claimed that the tax-exempt yields increased by three basis point. Investors expect a greater probability of...