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      Despite Jackson Hole, US stocks finish day little changed

      What’s it going to take then? For a little while it looked like Federal Reserve policymakers’ argument that the case...

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      Odds of September rate rise top 40%

      The odds of a Federal Reserve rate rise next month climbed on Friday to the highest level since early June as investors...

    3. Fast FT

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      US 2-year Treasury yield rises to highest since June

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    4. Fast FT

      August 23, 2016

      European stocks creep up in Jackson Hole week

      European stocks are firm but global equity barometers are mixed, while action in forex and fixed income is tentative,...

    5. FT Alphaville

      August 23, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - DeLong with a tentative macroeconomic reform agenda. - Down the (Jackson) hole. - Stanley...

    6. Fast FT

      August 23, 2016

      Asian markets muted as dollar stalls

      The yen experienced a brief bout of strength on Tuesday, exerting downward pressure on the stock prices of Japanese...

    7. Fast FT

      August 23, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Dollar pares gains

      Asian stocks look set for a soft session after the dollar gave up early gains in Monday’s session. The US currency had...

    8. Fast FT

      August 22, 2016

      US stock futures slip, dollar rises with Fed in focus

      US stock-index futures indicated Wall Street would start the week in the red, while the US dollar edged higher, as...

    9. Fast FT

      August 22, 2016

      Upbeat Fischer bumps up dollar in big Fed week

      The dollar and Treasury yields are firmer, hurting commodity prices while leaving stocks mixed, as investors continue...

    10. FT Alphaville

      August 22, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Monday, - Is it too hard for cities to get denser? Featuring Walt Disney and the holdout problem. - The...

    11. Fast FT

      August 22, 2016

      Respite for Japanese stocks as yen slides, Asia weaker

      Weakness in the yen was providing exporters in Japan with some welcome relief on Monday, but other stock markets around...

    12. Fast FT

      August 22, 2016

      2-year US Treasury yield touches pre-Brexit levels

      The yield on two-year US Treasuries has hit the highest level since June, amid prolonged uncertainty over whether the...

    13. August 21, 2016

      Fed’s Fischer upbeat on economic targets

      The Federal Reserve is close to meeting both its targets for the US economy, one of its leading policymakers said, as...

    14. July 20, 2016

      Dollar hits four-month high as talk of Fed rate rise revives

      Renewed interest in the idea of a US rate rise pushed the dollar to its highest level against its peers in four months,...

    15. July 5, 2016

      How vulnerable is the US to Brexit fallout?

      While the Brexit shock delivered a severe jolt to US markets, by the end of last week shares had recovered much of...

    16. FT Alphaville

      June 16, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - The attacks on RBI governor Raghuram Rajan: Lessons from Stanley Fischer as a central banker....

    17. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Israel keeps rates on hold

      Israel’s central bank has decided to hold steady, maintaining its main interest rate at 0.1 per cent in May....

    18. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      European bond yields climb after Fed message

      Yields on the safest European government debt are rising this morning as investors take stock of an unexpectedly...

    19. Fast FT

      March 16, 2016

      Fed's George dissents with push for rate rise

      Esther George is back on the board of Fed rate setters, and has made her mark. The hawkish head of the Kansas City Fed,...

    20. March 16, 2016

      What to watch for when the Fed meets

      When US Federal Reserve policymakers last met in January it was amid violent market gyrations, warnings of a US...

    21. March 7, 2016

      Fed’s Fischer sees ‘first stirrings’ of rising inflation

      The US may be seeing the “first stirrings” of a long-awaited increase in inflation as the impact of a strong jobs...

    22. Fast FT

      March 7, 2016

      Fed's Fischer: US has "first stirrings" of inflation

      The US may be seeing the “first stirrings” of a long-awaited increase in inflation as the impact of a strong jobs...

    23. February 25, 2016

      Oil industry tormented by latest price slump

      A few weeks ago, energy executives were lamenting a purgatory of “lower for longer” oil prices. As an epic bust...

    24. Fast FT

      February 24, 2016

      Market turmoil may not leave major "imprint" on US growth: Fischer

      The market turmoil that has accompanied the opening weeks of 2016 may not end up leaving a major imprint on US growth...

    25. Gavyn Davies

      February 21, 2016

      Splits in the Keynesian camp: a Galilean Dialogue

      As Paul Krugman pointed out a year ago, a sharp difference of views about US monetary policy has developed between two...

    26. Gavyn Davies

      February 14, 2016

      The Fed and the dollar shock

      The dismal performance of asset prices continued last week, despite a rebound on Friday. There are many different...

    27. Fast FT

      February 1, 2016

      China, oil keep S&P 500 little changed on Monday

      US stocks began the month on shaky footing. Disappointing Chinese data and a renewed sell-off in crude prices saw US...

    28. Fast FT

      February 1, 2016

      Fed's Fischer: too soon to judge effect of market volatility

      It is too soon to judge how the recent spell of market volatility will affect the US economy and policy, a senior...

    29. January 17, 2016

      The lunatics are running monetary policy

      Have central bankers lost control as the animal spirits in the markets create instability, damage investor sentiment...

    30. Fast FT

      January 7, 2016

      Fed's Lacker: weak oil, strong dollar will ease

      The falling oil price and firmer dollar are unlikely to derail the Federal Reserve from adding to the historic rate...

    31. Fast FT

      January 6, 2016

      Fed's Fischer: markets underestimating rate rises

      The falling oil price and rising dollar won’t go on for “very long,” according to Federal Reserve vice chair Stanley...

    32. Larry Summers blog

      January 4, 2016

      Further thoughts on Delong and Krugman blogs

      PS Brad Delong is unpersuaded by my response on Fed thought regarding monetary policy strategy. He is broadly right in...

    33. December 2, 2015

      Federal Reserve’s piggy bank faces raid to fund highway repairs

      The US Congress is preparing to raid a Federal Reserve piggy bank to help fund $305bn of much-needed highway...

    34. November 16, 2015

      Fed faces the risk of waiting too long

      When Eric Rosengren, the Boston Federal Reserve president, flagged up the growing number of cranes dotted across his...

    35. FT Alphaville

      November 6, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - Manju Das, the woman who was sacrificed to nab Raj Rajaratnam. - Dimon: “No government will ever...

    36. November 5, 2015

      Fed’s Fischer warns against shackles on central bank

      A leading Federal Reserve official has warned against the imposition of constraints on the central bank’s monetary...

    37. Gavyn Davies

      October 18, 2015

      The Fed board is now seriously split

      This week has seen speculation about a mutiny from two members of the Federal Reserve’s board of governors against the...

    38. October 14, 2015

      Fed splits fuel doubts on 2015 rate rise

      Market concerns are rising over divisions at the top of the Federal Reserve on when to lift interest rates, casting...

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