Fed Prepares Faster End to Stimulus, Making Earlier Rate Increases Possible

Fed Prepares Faster End to Stimulus, Making Earlier Rate Increases Possible

This post was originally published on this siteThe central bank has signaled a policy pivot that focuses more attention on inflation risks rather than employment shortfalls.

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Fed Nominations Leave Questions Over Regulation

Fed Nominations Leave Questions Over Regulation

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden’s decision to reappoint Jerome Powell and elevate governor Lael Brainard signals continuity on monetary policy but leaves open questions on the direction the central bank will take in regulating Wall Street.

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Inflation Sped up in October, Economists Expect

Inflation Sped up in October, Economists Expect

This post was originally published on this siteAfter moderating slightly in recent months, inflation is forecast to pick up again. That is bad news for President Biden and the central bank.

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Inflation Debate Hangs Over Stock Market’s Record Run

Inflation Debate Hangs Over Stock Market’s Record Run

This post was originally published on this siteSome traders stuck with wagers on stubbornly high inflation after the Federal Reserve meeting, underlining a divergence in expectations between segments of the bond market and the U.S. central bank.

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Central Banks Fuel New Bets on Tighter Money as Inflation Rises Globally

Central Banks Fuel New Bets on Tighter Money as Inflation Rises Globally

This post was originally published on this siteStubbornly high inflation across more wealthy economies last week prompted a shakeout in bond markets as investors began expecting policy makers to quickly tighten monetary policy.

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Economy Week Ahead: Central Banks, GDP, Consumer Spending

Economy Week Ahead: Central Banks, GDP, Consumer Spending

This post was originally published on this siteGross domestic product data from the U.S. and eurozone this week will show how sharply economic growth slowed in the third quarter.

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