THE Federal Reserve insists its planned hoovering-up of Treasury securities is a "technical" measure that isn't quantitative easing and won't meaningfully impact the economy. But that may depend...

[WASHINGTON] American central bankers have grown more fearful, saying a global slowdown and President Donald Trump's trade wars could drag down hiring and the broader economy with it, meeting...

THE Federal Reserve chair, Jerome Powell, said on Tuesday that the central bank would again begin expanding its portfolio of government-backed securities and continue to leave the door open to...

[WASHINGTON] The American economy should continue its expansion, with strong jobs markets but with price pressures in check and inflation approaching the central bank's target, Federal Reserve...

[NEW YORK] Top Federal Reserve officials have said they are open-minded about whether additional interest rate cuts will be necessary in 2019, but recent economic data are putting that equanimity...

[NEW YORK] US money markets are taking a breather following last week's volatility, but the Federal Reserve remains on alert and is examining what implications the turmoil may have for the central...

[EFFINGHAM, Illinois] The Federal Reserve has delivered a boost to the economy this year not only with interest-rate cuts but also because it shifted away from its earlier view that it would need...

WALL STREET INSIGHT

IN THE grand diplomatic game of "Deal or No Deal", the odds of a deal - and of survival for the bull market in US stocks - are falling fast.

[NEW YORK] The rise of co-working spaces like WeWork may be creating new financial-stability risks, according to Federal Reserve Bank of Boston president Eric Rosengren.

[NEW YORK] A reality-check on the threat of a recession is shaking the bond market's conviction on the extent of the Federal Reserve's easing cycle.