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Items Tagged with 'FOMC'


FOMC tapers another $10 billion

Bond purchases nearly over as October approaches
July 30, 2014
The Federal Reserve decides to taper another $10 million in bond purchases. However, the FOMC cautioned that there remains significant underutilization of labor resources, with the recovery in the housing sector moving at a slow pace.
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Here’s why the week ahead will make or break housing and the economy

FOMC, initial 2Q GDP and jobs report will put the stamp on 2014
July 28, 2014
The best directions in the world won't help you get somewhere if you don't know where you are standing. We could do without the media spin on the economy and housing.
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Yellen: Economy uncertain, housing disappoints, and rate hikes are coming

Fed Chair sees little progress in housing metrics
July 15, 2014
The Federal Reserve may look at raising interest rates sooner than initially forecast, and Fed Chair Janet Yellen stressed again that there is considerable uncertainty about the nation’s economic outlook, and that the housing and housing finance industries continue to be troubled.
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Schumer: I’m going to encourage Yellen to be careful with interest rates

Democratic Senator wants to know when taper will end
July 14, 2014
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is set to testify before the Senate committee on Tuesday and Senator Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) told MarketWatch what he plans to ask Yellen when she’s in the hot seat.
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FOMC considers ending taper in October

Members debate one final larger reduction
July 9, 2014
Veering away from its standard $10 billion a month reduction, the Federal Open Market Committee is considering one final reduction in bond purchases, meaning tapering would end in October.
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Bullard: Fed will raise rates in 1Q2015

June 26, 2014
St Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard says the central bank will raise interest rates in the first quarter of 2015, sooner than most analysts have predicted and well ahead of his more dovish fellow bankers are saying.
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Yellen: Taper continues, monetary policy and interest rates unchanged

FOMC down on housing industry's prospects
June 18, 2014
The FOMC is up on the economy, down on housing, and continuing the taper.
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FOMC: Tapering not stopping anytime soon

Another $10 billion cut
May 21, 2014
Although the first half of 2014 began with a slow start, there is still strength in the broader economy, with the committee likely to reduce the pace of asset purchases in further measured steps at future meetings.
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FOMC: Taper continues its baby steps

Fed tapers $10 billion
April 30, 2014
The Federal Open Market Committee will continue to taper, reducing its bond purchases by another $10 billion, according the committee's latest March meeting minutes.
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Whew! The government just spent our way out of recession

Today's jobs numbers ease the pain
April 30, 2014
The increases are significant and not exemplary of the economic austerity expected with the looming budget crisis expected by some. So can the administration be forgiven for spending a little, but remaining austere most of the time?
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