Federal Reserve

Fed Eyes Emergency Measures for Early 75bps Hike

Amid a terrible trading Monday with the S&P down 3.88% from the open, the Fed is now clearly determined to stomp out runaway inflation above any and all market support, data showed the consumer price index rose 8.6% in May from a year earlier, a fresh 40-year high. Consumer confidence has also fallen to

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The Feds Plan to Fight Inflation

The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates for the third time this year as it seeks to fight rising inflation running at the fastest pace in over 40 years, and the big question for many has been how much it will lift rates?

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Federal Reserve Cracks Down on Trading by Policy Makers

The Federal Reserve has decided to adopt new rules and regulations for its policymakers and senior staff that will prohibit the purchasing of individual shares as well as various other investments as the central bank attempts to limit trading by high-ranking officials

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Warren Demands Probe into Federal Reserve

Elizabeth Warren called on Monday for an investigation into whether top Federal Reserve officials engaged in insider trading in 2020, when some bought and sold securities that could have benefited from monetary policy moves

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Jackson Hole

The Federal Reserve’s annual economic conference takes place this week. Jerome Powell has confessed that he’s anxious about the outlook as complaints about rising prices pile up. And he’s hedged his bets in case he’s proven wrong, warning that policy makers would shift course to assure, as he said last month, “we won’t have an extended period of high inflation.”

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Is The Federal Reserve Releasing A Fedcoin?

A statement from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Monday revealed that the U.S. central bank is considering the release of a fully digital dollar that some call “Fedcoin” (the name is subject to change)

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