Posts filed under “Federal Reserve”

Parsing the Fed Statement

The WSJ reported that "THE FED’S STATEMENTS reflect how the members of the central bank’s Federal Open Market Committee perceive the economy. The Aug. 8 statement announced that the Fed was keeping rates steady at 5.25%, its first pause after 17 increases in 17 meetings."


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The Fed is betting slower economic growth will ease currently high
rates of inflation. In its statement, though, it also took out a
reference to productivity gains’ chilling effect on price levels.


Source:

Pressing Pause
PARSING THE FED
WSJ, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006
http://online.wsj.com/documents/info-fedparse0608.html

Category: Federal Reserve

The Dovish Pause

Category: Federal Reserve

Potential Outcomes of Fed Meeting

Category: Federal Reserve, Markets, Trading

What interest-rate action should the Fed take?

Category: Federal Reserve, Psychology

What are Inflation Expectations?

Category: Federal Reserve, Inflation

Hey Bernanke, What Up?

Category: Federal Reserve, Psychology

What are the Odds of a Recession?

Category: Economy, Employment, Federal Reserve, Investing, Markets, Psychology

Careful What You Wish For: Perhaps the Fed Should Raise After all

Category: Economy, Employment, Federal Reserve, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Investing, Markets, Psychology

Category: Employment, Federal Reserve, Inflation, Investing, Markets, Psychology

NFP: Final Piece in Fed Puzzle?

Category: Employment, Federal Reserve, Inflation, Markets