[WASHINGTON] The US central bank opened its two-day policy meeting on Tuesday and, despite renewed attacks from President Donald Trump, is expected to announce the fourth interest rate increase of...

[NEW YORK] Donald Trump's hectoring aside, it's exceedingly rare the Federal Reserve raises interest rates when stocks are behaving this badly...

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THE NINE-year economic recovery is dead. Long live the recovery.

[WASHINGTON] As the Federal Reserve approaches the final stages of monetary policy normalisation 10 years after it cut interest rates to zero, it faces the tough task of charting a less certain path...

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THE "everything bubble" is deflating. The fact that it's happening relatively slowly shouldn't blind us to the real threat: The world is dangerously underestimating how hard it...

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PAY attention to the financial markets. If the Great Recession and 2008-09 financial crisis taught us anything, that was it. Until then, the Federal Reserve had focused mainly on fighting inflation...

[WASHINGTON] According to its most recent financial report, the US Federal Reserve is insolvent. That is, its net worth is negative: As of last quarter, the Fed had losses of US$66.5 billion in its...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump urged the Federal Reserve not to proceed with an expected interest-rate increase when it meets next week, continuing his public campaign against further rate...

GOLDMAN Sachs Group Inc expects the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this month, but said the proba-bility of a follow-up move in March has fallen to slightly below 50 per cent.

[WASHINGTON] The Federal Reserve is ready to shift off a mechanical pace of interest-rate increases every quarter and that could mean a slower pace of tightening next year.