Central bank interest rates

FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2017, file photo, Jerome Powell, President Donald Trump's nominee for chairman of the Federal Reserve, sits in the audience before being called to testify during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Powell testifies to Congress on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in his first public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 27, 2018 - 12:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Jerome Powell testifies to Congress on Tuesday in his first public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve, investors will be paying close attention to his every word. Financial markets are always on high alert for any hints of policy shifts when the leader of the world...
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen addresses the Executives' Club of Chicago, Friday, March 3, 2017, in Chicago. Yellen signaled that the Fed will likely resume raising interest rates later this month to reflect a strengthening job market and inflation edging toward the central bank's 2 percent target rate. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
March 03, 2017 - 6:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled Friday that the Fed will likely resume raising interest rates later this month to reflect a strengthening job market and inflation edging toward the central bank's 2 percent target. Yellen also said in a speech in Chicago that the Fed...
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen addresses the Executives' Club of Chicago, Friday, March 3, 2017, in Chicago. Yellen signaled that the Fed will likely resume raising interest rates later this month to reflect a strengthening job market and inflation edging toward the central bank's 2 percent target rate. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
March 03, 2017 - 6:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled Friday that the Fed will likely resume raising interest rates later this month to reflect a strengthening job market and inflation edging toward the central bank's 2 percent target. Yellen also said in a speech in Chicago that the Fed...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo shows the Wall Street entrance of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks mostly slipped Friday, March 3, 2017, as investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen later in the day (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 03, 2017 - 4:56 pm
A late wave of buying helped nudge U.S. stock indexes slightly higher Friday after a day of mostly listless trading. Banks and health care stocks climbed the most as investors priced in an increasing likelihood that interest rates will rise in the coming months. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen...
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March 03, 2017 - 1:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is signaling that the Fed will likely resume raising interest rates later this month to reflect a strengthening job market and inflation edging toward the central bank's 2 percent target rate. Yellen also says in a speech in Chicago that the Fed...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2016 file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen adjusts her glasses as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. several Federal Reserve officials have signaled in recent days that the Fed is ready to resume raising interest rates as soon as March 2017. The question is whether the official who matters most, Yellen, will add her own voice to that impression. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
March 03, 2017 - 6:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — One by one, several Federal Reserve officials have signaled in recent days that the Fed is ready to resume raising interest rates as soon as this month. The question is whether the official who matters most — Chair Janet Yellen — will add her own voice to that impression. When...
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March 03, 2017 - 6:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — One by one, several Federal Reserve officials have signaled in recent days that the Fed is ready to resume raising interest rates as soon as this month. The question is whether the official who matters most — Chair Janet Yellen — will add her own voice to that impression. When...
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March 02, 2017 - 5:01 pm
Banks and other financial companies led a slide in U.S. stocks Thursday, erasing some of the gains from a day earlier, when indexes soared to their latest record highs. Materials and industrials companies also fell sharply. Energy stocks declined along with the price of crude oil. Utilities and...
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Trader Greg Mulligan on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Declines in energy and industrial stocks are leading U.S. indexes slightly lower in early trading as the market comes off a record closing high the day before. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 22, 2017 - 4:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slipped Wednesday after their recent record-setting run. Energy companies stumbled, but basic materials makers rose as investors hoped two large deals will win approval from regulators. While energy stocks fell with the price of oil, most other sectors didn't make big...
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A man walks past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Asian stock markets were mixed with subdued movements on Wednesday, getting little push from the Wall Street's record high overnight, as investors awaited the Fed's latest meeting minutes due later in the day for clues about the U.S. central bank's views on interest rates. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
February 22, 2017 - 8:28 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks were mostly higher in subdued trading Wednesday as investors awaited the publication of minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting, hoping for clues to how quickly it might raise interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 was up 0.1 percent at 7...
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