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  1. Money Supply

    February 22, 2013

    Federal Reserve: QE3, exit strategy and the fiscal crisis

    The paper at this year’s US Monetary Policy Forum – where market economists get to present to central bankers – is called...

  2. July 5, 2010

    Investors fret over signs of fragile UK growth

    A lack of volumes and liquidity caused by the Independence Day holiday in the US left investors to focus on recent concerns...

  1. FT Alphaville

    March 8, 2010

    The bull market in financial indicators

    Unbroken in 40 years it would seem, but there’s been a notable lack of volatility over the past half-decade or so… The chart...

  2. February 2, 2010

    Factory output eases double-dip recession fears

    The global economy's recovery after the financial crisis is being propelled by manufacturers from Asia to Europe and the...

  3. February 1, 2010

    Factories set pace as double-dip fears ease

    Workers in an ice-cream factory in India, where manufacturing groups are recovering strongly The global economy’s recovery...

  4. August 12, 2009

    Fed under spotlight on interest rates

    US Federal Reserve policymakers end a two-day meeting today with a statement that could provide a hint about the timing of...

  5. March 21, 2009

    Fed steps in again and buys time for White House

    With the Obama administration struggling to roll out its financial rescue plan amid populist outrage against bankers in...

  6. March 21, 2009

    Fed steps in again and buys time for White House

    With the Obama administration struggling to roll out its financial rescue plan amid populist outrage against bankers in...

  7. March 21, 2009

    Fed steps in again to buy time for White House

    With the Obama administration struggling to roll out its financial rescue plan amid populist outrage against bankers in...

  8. March 19, 2009

    Fed move to buy Treasuries stuns investors

    The Federal Reserve yesterday stunned investors by announcing plans to buy $300bn (£210bn) of US government debt,...

  9. March 19, 2009

    Fed purchase plan stuns investors

    The Federal Reserve yesterday stunned investors by announcing plans to buy $300bn of US government debt, triggering a...

  10. March 18, 2009

    Federal Reserve plan stuns investors

    The Federal Reserve on Wednesday stunned investors by announcing plans to buy $300bn of US government debt, triggering a...

  11. August 6, 2008

    Inflation concern as Fed holds rates

    The Federal Reserve yesterday pushed back the horizon for possible rate increases by acknowledging continuing risks to...

  12. February 1, 2008

    Fed's rate cuts mark end to gradualism

    Is the era of gradualism at the Federal Reserve over? After 125 basis points of interest rate cuts in the space of eight...

  13. January 31, 2008

    Cut consigns gradualism to history

    Is the era of gradualism at the Federal Reserve over? After 125 basis points of interest rate cuts in the space of eight...

  14. January 29, 2008

    Fed expected to cut rates again to fend off recession

    The Federal Reserve is expected to ram home its new aggressive approach to fighting the risk of a severe US recession with...

  15. January 29, 2008

    Fed expected to cut rates again to fend off recession

    The Federal Reserve is expected to ram home its new aggressive approach to fighting the risk of a protracted US recession...

  16. January 28, 2008

    Fed expected to cut rates again

    The Federal Reserve is expected to ram home its new aggressive approach to fighting the risk of a protracted US recession...

  17. January 23, 2008

    Fed slashes rates to halt sell-off

    The US Federal Reserve slashed interest rates by 75 basis points yesterday - and hinted clearly at more cuts to come - in a...

  18. January 23, 2008

    Fed slashes rates to halt sell-off

    The US Federal Reserve slashed interest rates by 75 basis points yesterday - and hinted clearly at more cuts to come - in a...

  19. January 22, 2008

    Asian stocks rebound after Fed rate cut

    Asian stocks rebounded on Wednesday after the US Federal Reserve slashed interest rates by 75 basis points – and hinted...

  20. November 21, 2007

    Squaring the circle over Fed’s stance on cuts

    Information in the minutes of the last Federal Reserve meeting and the new economic projections by the US central bank...

  21. November 21, 2007

    Fed gives downbeat long-term assessment

    The Federal Reserve yesterday revealed it no longer believed the US economy could grow much more than 2.5 per cent a year...

  22. November 21, 2007

    Squaring the circle over Fed's stance on rate cuts

    Information in the minutes of the last Federal Reserve meeting and the new economic projections by the US central bank...

  23. November 19, 2007

    Fed and markets squaring up for rate-cut showdown

    It would be hard to imagine a worse moment for the Federal Reserve and the market to collide over an interest rate cut that...

  24. November 18, 2007

    Fed and markets square up over rate cut

    It would be hard to imagine a worse moment for the Federal Reserve and the market to collide over an interest rate cut that...

  25. November 10, 2007

    Oil price starts to leave bad taste in the mouth

    Oil price spikes can hurt. Ask anybody who can remember the 1970s. Then, two sudden increases in the price of oil, in 1973...

  26. November 9, 2007

    John Authers: Oil leaves a bad taste in the mouth

    Oil price spikes can hurt. Ask anyone who can remember the 1970s. Then, two sudden increases in the price of oil, in 1973...

  27. September 21, 2007

    Fed chief triggers bond volatility

    Don Kohn, Federal Reserve vice-chairman, underlined the US central bank’s concerns about inflation in the wake of this...

  28. September 20, 2007

    Fed keeps the market guessing

    Amid all the euphoria over the Federal Reserve's decision to cut interest rates by 50 basis points to 4.75 per cent, the...

  29. September 19, 2007

    Fed keeps the market guessing on rates

    Amid all the euphoria over the Federal Reserve’s decision to cut interest rates by 50 basis points to 4.75 per cent, the...

  30. August 14, 2007

    Greenspan to join Deutsche Bank as consultant

    Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, has joined Deutsche Bank as a consultant to its investment...

  31. August 13, 2007

    Greenspan joins Deutsche Bank

    Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, has joined Deutsche Bank as a consultant to its investment...

  32. FT Alphaville

    August 13, 2007

    Greenspan to advise Deutsche Bank

    Former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan, now 81 years old, has a new client for his consulting business, one that reunites him...

  33. August 7, 2007

    Fed less alarmed than markets by financial scare

    Today's meeting of policymakers at the Federal Reserve in Washington will be the first since credit markets took a tumble,...

  34. August 6, 2007

    Fed less alarmed than markets

    Tuesday’s meeting of policymakers at the Federal Reserve in Washington will be the first since credit markets took a tumble,...

  35. March 21, 2007

    Fed is likely to put US inflation before growth

    The Federal Reserve will underscore the difference between its relatively bullish outlook for the US economy and the...

  36. March 20, 2007

    Fed likely to put inflation before growth

    The Federal Reserve is likely to underscore the difference between its relatively bullish outlook for the US economy and the...

  37. November 16, 2006

    Fed policymakers see better chance of engineering soft landing for economy

    Federal Reserve policymakers are becoming a little more confident about their ability to engineer a soft landing for the US...

  38. November 16, 2006

    Fed points to soft landing for economy

    Federal Reserve policymakers are becoming a little more confident about their ability to engineer a soft landing for the US...

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