Tag: Fed


Regulatory relief for some bigger banks could be on the way, senior Fed official says

October 2, 2018


Banks with more than $250 billion in assets could see regulatory relief as the Federal Reserve continues to review regulations, the central bank’s vice chair for supervision of financial institutions said Tuesday. Speaking to members of the Senate, Fed Governor […]

Activity, Trading

Stock futures trade modestly higher as investors await Fed decision

September 26, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks rose modestly in early trading on Wednesday, putting equity benchmarks back near all-time highs, though trading could be muted as investors focus on a Federal Reserve decision that’s fully expected to deliver a rate increase in the afternoon. […]

Activity, Capital and risk, Investment banking, Liquidity

10-year Treasury yield steadies as focus shifts to Fed gathering

September 21, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields were mostly unchanged on early Friday trading as traders looked ahead to next week’s meeting by the Federal Reserve, where a rate increase is expected. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.34% was flat at 3.080%, close to […]


Fed Should Adopt Monetary Policy Rules

September 14, 2018


Speaking at last month’s economic policy symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell described vividly the challenges that central bankers face in a world of constant change and uncertainty. These challenges make it impossible for the Fed […]

Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

Fed fears it may have been too successful at whipping US unemployment

September 13, 2018


U.S. Federal Reserve officials tout a decade of falling unemployment as among their major victories in fighting the economic crisis of 2007 to 2009. Now they are beginning to worry they have been too successful. When unemployment falls as low […]

Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

Fed: Longer-Term Inflation Expectations Little Changed

August 6, 2018

Via: ABF Journal

Since the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) June meeting, indicators show the labor market has continued to strengthen, with economic activity rising at a strong rate. Job gains have been strong, on average, in recent months, and the unemployment rate […]

Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

The Fed now has to raise rates to prove it’s independent from Trump, investment manager says

July 20, 2018


The Federal Reserve has no choice but to raise rates in defiance of President Donald Trump’s criticism of its monetary policy, an investment manager said Friday. In an interview with CNBC at the White House on Thursday, Trump lamented Fed […]

Activity, Trading

Wells Fargo Profit Falls 11% as Federal Reserve Sanctions Take Toll

July 13, 2018

Via: TheStreet

Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) , the U.S. bank struggling to overcome a series of scandals, said second-quarter profit fell, as the bank suffered from Federal Reserve-imposed restrictions on its asset growth while higher competition in home lending led to […]

Business banking, Products

Morgan Stanley upgrades Wells Fargo due to the bank’s ‘positive stress test results’

July 3, 2018


Morgan Stanley says the passage of Wells Fargo’s capital return plan by the Federal Reserve is a significant positive event for the company. On Thursday, the Fed approved Wells Fargo’splan in the second part of its annual bank stress tests. […]


Deutsche Bank CEO: We won’t get rid of our US unit despite failing Fed bank stress tests

June 29, 2018


Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing told CNBC on Friday the German banking giant remains committed to its U.S. unit even after failing the second round of annual Federal Reserve stress tests. The Fed said on Thursday it saw “widespread and […]