Federal Reserve News

Stay up-to-date with the best Federal Reserve news on the internet with the Wiser daily email. It is a tailored made digest specifically designed for investors, business executives, policy influencers, and those with an interest in the US economy. It is that economy that the Federal Reserve is charged with protecting. It was formed in 1913 as a way to organize the government's monetary policy. Over the years, its remit has changed to reflect changing political and economic realities. Today its responsibilities include conducting America's monetary policy, regulating banks and other financial institutions, keeping the financial system stable and providing financial services to the government, foreign governments and large institutions. It is run by a board of governors - the current chair is Janet Yellen. She is the 15th chair of the Federal Reserve, which is also known as the Fed. She is running it during a time of change as the country emerges from the financial crises that began in 2008. Because of the importance of the organization it is not surprising that there is extensive Federal Reserve news coverage, analysis and opinion. The Wiser daily email pulls all of this together so you can stay informed.

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MarketPulseStephen Innes
Currency traders are pricing in a rate hike by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) as early as January next year, and the current wind behind the ringgit could see it strengthening further against the greenback. The local unit closed at a fresh year-high...
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Currencies, Economic Policy
US Federal Reserve set for a rate increase next month
Business StandardBinyamin Appelbaum, Nyt
The Federal Reserve is preparing to raise its benchmark interest rate in December despite the concerns of some Fed officials about the persistent weakness of inflation, according to an account of the Fed’s most recent policy meeting. The account, which the Fed...
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Currencies, Economic Policy
Stronger Singdollar likely on the cards next year
The Straits TimesChia Yan Min
A more robust global economy has given Singapore businesses a much-needed shot in the arm this year, with growth expected to remain robust going into next year. With the pace of economic expansion picking up both here and around the world, some...
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Thursday Recap In Preparation For Friday
Seeking AlphaMarc Chandler
Summary Strong eurozone flash PMI. Sharp drop in Chinese shares. US dollar remained soft. After a firm start to the week, the greenback has traded with a heavier bias for the third consecutive session. With the dollar retreat, many tried linking it...
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Economic Policy, Federal Reserve
Turkish lira hits record low, MTNs to benefit
GlobalCapitalWilliam Chambers
The Turkish lira’s value has been battered by a chaotic political and economic backdrop but, with yields at their highest level since 2007, some MTN investors are opting to take the plunge. The Turkish lira fell to TL3.9785 against the dollar on...
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Economic Policy, Federal Reserve
South Africa: prudent to maintain rate amid uncertainty
CountingPips Forex TradingForex Contributor
By CentralBankNews.info South Africa’s central bank left its benchmark repurchase rate at 6.75 percent, as expected, describing this decision as “prudent” during a time of a”high degree of uncertainty” and downside risks to economic growth and inflation. Although the South African Reserve...
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Currencies, Federal Reserve
Bubbles, Capital Risk And The Panic Building
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Many good points are made in this recent discussion with Fed up author Danielle Di Martino Booth (see two important caveats I would add below). Bitcoin's rapid rise in value is sending a warning signal, according to former Fed insider Danielle DiMartino...
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RBI relaxes equity holding norm for asset reconstruction companies
Business StandardAnup Roy
Move to encourage foreign funds scouting for bad assets to tie up more with domestically incorporated ARCs The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday allowed asset reconstruction companies (ARCs) with a minimum net owned fund of Rs 100 crore to convert...
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Federal Reserve, Finance
Bank of England pays men more than women, says report
The GuardianAngela Monaghan
Male employees at the Bank of England are paid almost a quarter more than their female colleagues, according to its first gender pay gap report. The gap between what male and female Bank workers earn – based on median hourly earnings –...
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Economic Policy, Federal Reserve
Rising Blue Collar Wages A Sign Of Broad-Based Recovery
Seeking AlphaMetalminer
Original Post By Stuart Burns Rising wages would traditionally sound a warning bell for manufacturing companies, but a recent article in The Economist explores many positive aspects of the current surge in blue-collar wages in the U.S. Stagnant wage growth since the...
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