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News Topic - Federal Reserve

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Fed buys more corporate bonds but may soon end purchases WASHINGTON (AP) The Federal Reserve said Friday that it purchased $1.3 billion in corporate bonds in late June as part of its effort to keep U.S. interest rates low and ensure large companies can borrow by selling bonds.
The Herald-Coaster | 4 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Rosenberg, Texas
The Fed: Controversial Trump Fed nominee Shelton may move forward as Senate panel sets vote Judy Sheltons nomination to the Federal Reserve, which had stalled since February, got fresh life on Friday when the Senate Banking Committee announced it would hold a vote on sending her name to the full Senate.
MarketWatch.com | 6 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Revolution Investing: Get ready for the stock market bubble to burst The asset bubble, backed by the Federal Reserve, sets up a scenario similar to the market top in 2007.
MarketWatch.com | 6 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Stalled nomination of Judy Shelton for Fed gets new life as Senate Banking committee sets vote The stalled nomination of Judy Shelton, President Donald Trump's controversial pick for the Federal Reserve, got a potential boost Friday when the Senate Banking Committee announced a July 21 vote on her nomination. Shelton's bid has languished since her
MarketWatch.com | 7 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fed Is All In: Here Are the Key Features of Its Lending Programs (Bloomberg) -- The Federal Reserve has rolled out a raft of emergency lending programs, with approval from the Treasury Department, to help the U.S. economy weather the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic. These have the potential to deploy tri
Yahoo! News | 9 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fall; underlying inflation stabilizing U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in June as rising costs for energy goods were offset by weakness in services, pointing to subdued inflation that should allow the Federal Reserve to keep pumping money into the economy to arrest a downward spiral. Th
Yahoo! News | 13 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Feds Kaplan Says Mask Use Would Spur Growth, Boost Jobs (Bloomberg) -- Wide-spread mask wearing and following other health-care measures will be vital to economic growth in the U.S., said Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan.While monetary and fiscal policy have a key role to play, the primar
Yahoo! News | 13 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Santander Holdings USA, Inc. and Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. Provide Statement on DFAST Results and Capital Actions Today, Santander Holdings USA, Inc. ("SHUSA" or the "Company") and its publicly held subsidiary, Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SC) ("SC") commented on the results of the Federal Reserve's 2020 Dodd-Frank Act
Yahoo! News | Jul 9, 2020 10:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Senior Fed official says central bank may slow pace of corporate bond purchases A senior official at the New York Federal Reserve said the U.S. central bank could slow its pace of corporate debt purchases if financial markets continued to improve. Daleep Singh, head of the New York Fed's markets group, noted the functioning of corpor
MarketWatch.com | Jul 8, 2020 2:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Feds Main Street program has few big banks so far More than three months after the Federal Reserve announced a new effort to shore up the economy aimed at small and medium-size businesses, only one of the nations largest banks has joined the $600 billion loan program.
Washington Post | Jul 8, 2020 11:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend