Zero interest rates boost the effects of fiscal policy, the adjustment of tax and spending. Even those who are philosophically opposed to using monetary policy to create jobs generally agree on that. But […]
As we embark upon the final trading day in the month of March, the Futures begin trading higher Monday morning by approximately nine points. There is a pretty “decent pop” in the markets.
Federal Chair Janet Yellen visited Chicago on Monday, scheduled to speak at a conference as well as make remarks about the economic future of the country.
I could write something on the two-day Fed meeting and all the net changes and how the S&P had its worst day in … blah, blah, blah.
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve agreed to alter its guidance about raising short-term interest rates.
As Fed chair Janet Yellen prepares for her announcement to the press this Wednesday, how will her remarks affect the markets?
Once referred to as the “Fairy Godmother of the Bull Market” by investment strategist Edward Yardeni, Janet Yellenprepared for her first press conference Wednesday afternoon.
Forget Crimea and bring on the Fed. While Vladimir Putin mocks President Obama it seems that the markets want to forget about those risks and focus on the Fed and whether or not Janet Yellen can be tougher than the President.
Better-than-forecast growth in a manufacturing gauge tempered concern about the strength of the global economy. Fed Chair Janet Yellen last week said the economy has strengthened enough to withstand continued cuts to monetary stimulus.