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Investors risk getting tangled up in Fed markets feedback loop

NEW YORK: The Federal Reserve is preparing to deliver what the market expects to be the first of multiple interest-rate cuts. The others are sure to follow if policy makers can’t break what’s starting to look like a vicious circle.

Risk of another ugly US jobs report

WASHINGTON: Investors were on edge a year ago for signs the US labour market was overheating. Now they’re primed for the opposite.

Powell enters era of rate-hike caution as growth headwinds mount

WASHINGTON: Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell suggested he’ll be more cautious about raising interest rates next year, disappointing investors who wanted even more dovishness.

Fed eyes rate hikes

Signs of US growth overheating missing

Debate in Treasury market

NEW YORK: A debate is breaking out in the Treasury market before Wednesday’s release of US consumer-price data as tumbling crude oil leads investors to ratchet back inflation expectations.

Survey: Fed to spurn rate pause and stick with quarterly hikes

WASHINGTON: The Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this week and continue its quarterly drumbeat of 25-basis-point increases straight through to June 2019, according to economists surveyed by Bloomberg.

Fed resists upgrading long-run growth outlook

WASHINGTON: Federal Reserve officials are showing surprise at just how much the recently-enacted tax cuts are boosting the US economy. But they’re still not impressed enough to lift estimates for long-term growth, a stance that puts them at odds with the White House

US Fed policymakers see future rate rises guided by inflation, fiscal stimulus

WASHINGTON: U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers showed worry over the fate of currently low inflation and saw recent tax changes as providing a boost to consumer spending, according to the minutes of the U.S. central bank's last policy meeting on Dec. 12-13 released on Wednesday

Dollar rallies after data, Fed minutes; world shares hold record highs

NEW YORK: The U.S. dollar advanced against key currencies on Wednesday after the release of minutes from last month's Federal Reserve meeting, while world shares smashed records and Wall Street closed higher on investor optimism in the new year.

Fed slowly earning bond traders’ trust

Central bank’s credibility shoots up in the bond market’s eyes