U.S. policymakers hiked rates as expected on December 14 and signaled the possibility of a more aggressive pace of policy tightening in 2017.
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Here’s an advance look at macroeconomic and investment trends to watch next year.
After the European Central Bank spooked investors earlier in the month, policymakers in the United States and Japan emphasized “lower for longer” rate expectations on September 21.
In her closely watched speech at the U.S. Federal Reserve’s annual symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the Fed chair signaled a higher likelihood of a rate hike in December.
The central bank's concern for developments overseas may have informed its decision, on March 16, to scale back rate-hike projections.
Here’s a look at the investment implications of the European Central Bank’s massive new stimulus effort.
The U.S. Federal Reserve’s January policy statement acknowledged global market turmoil and implied a less aggressive pace of rate hikes.
Investors may be overreacting to economic and currency developments in China. Sound familiar?
Here’s a look at how the benchmark lending rate might respond to the differing policy paths of U.S. and European central banks.