Stories tagged: rate hike
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 6:58 p.m.
Silver ETF investors exit as bear market looms on rate concerns; others drop gold
With traders pricing in near certainty that U.S. borrowing costs will rise next month, silver investors are heading for the exit.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 11:13 a.m.
Federal Reserve hints at December interest rate increase, votes to keep status quo for now
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday subtly hinted that it could be ready to raise its influential interest rate in December amid steady improvement in the job market and solid economic …
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
Fed saw no-hike decision in September as ‘close call’
Federal Reserve officials last month kept a key interest rate unchanged but saw the decision as a “close call.” Many believed that the case for a rate hike had strengthened …
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 12:55 p.m.
Slower hiring in August signals Fed rate hike less likely
After two months of blockbuster gains, U.S. employers slowed their hiring in August to a modest increase of 151,000, reducing the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates …
Wed., May 18, 2016, 11:38 a.m.
Federal Reserve targets June for possible second rate hike
Federal Reserve officials believe that a June interest rate hike is likely at the central bank’s next meeting in June if the economy keeps improving.