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Fed’s Powell says U.S. expansion is ‘sustainable’

DENVER (Reuters) - Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday flagged openness to further rate cuts to fend off global economic risks, repeating that...

Powell: Time for Fed to expand balance sheet ‘now upon us’

(Reuters) - Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday flagged openness to further rate cuts amid global economic risks, and said the time to...

Weak U.S. producer inflation bolsters case for Fed rate cut

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in September, leading to the smallest annual increase in nearly three years, likely giving the Federal...

U.S. economists wrestle with how to help ‘left behind’ areas

BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston Federal Reserve officials have a pretty good idea what helped the ailing industrial town of Lawrence, Massachusetts, start to make...

Low inflation? Nothing to worry about, Fed’s George says

DENVER (Reuters) - Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George on Sunday rejected the notion that the U.S. central bank should cut interest...

As Fed policymakers comb data, few decisive signals on outlook

SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday signaled they are on high alert for signs that uncertainty over trade policy and...

Fed should keep cutting rates despite jobs number: U.S. trade adviser...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro said in a television interview on Friday the low U.S. unemployment rate and...

‘Sahm Rule’ enters Fed lexicon as fast, real-time recession flag

BOSTON (Reuters) - Astronomers get to name comets and biologists get to name species, but come up with something cool in economics and you...

Snapback to higher bond yields? At least five years, strategists say

BENGALURU (Reuters) - A return to significantly higher yields will take longer than previously thought, according to a Reuters poll of fixed-income strategists who...

Fed’s Harker opposed last rate cut, says officials should ‘hold firm’...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker said in New York on Friday he opposed the central bank's September rate...