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Tag: Federal Reserve


Regulations

Fed reportedly rejects Wells Fargo’s reform plan for preventing further consumer abuses, shares fall

December 6, 2018

Via: CNBC

The Federal Reserve rejected Wells Fargo’s plan to prevent more consumer abuses by the embattled bank, adding it needs stronger checks on the company’s management, Reuters reported citing three people with knowledge on the matter. According to the report, the […]


Activity, Investment banking

These niche stocks thrive amid rising rates, and many yield 10%

December 5, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Volatility is back. The CBOE Volatility Index VIX, +26.16% also known as the fear index, has recently hit its highest level in six months. The S&P 500 Index SPX, -3.24% had a 10% decline before rebounding. The reason is rising […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Treasurys extend rally after Powell remarks give succor to bond market bulls

November 29, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury prices rose, pulling yields lower, on Thursday trading after investors judged the latest remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell as dovish. Powell in a speech in front of the Economic Club of New York on Wednesday said interest […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields tick higher as traders brace for 2-year debt auction

November 26, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields edged higher on Monday trading, ahead of a key debt auction that could indicate investors’ appetite for short-dated U.S. government paper. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +1.05% is up a single basis point to 3.064%. The 2-year […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields retreat as stocks slump over China slowdown fears

November 9, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields pulled back in early Friday trading, as stocks across the world slipped on concerns over China’s economic slowdown. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, -0.57% was down 2.2 basis points to 3.210%, while the 2-year note yield TMUBMUSD02Y, […]


Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

Wage increases are the highest on record, business economists say

October 29, 2018

Via: Market Watch

More firms report raising wages and salaries than at any time in 36 years, according to a survey of business economists out Monday. A net 56% of respondents to the third-quarter National Association for Business Economics survey said their firms […]


Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

Third-quarter GDP cools a bit to a still-solid 3.5% rate

October 26, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The numbers: Gross domestic product decelerated a bit to a 3.5% annual pace in the third quarter, down from torrid 4.2% pace in the prior three months, the government said Friday. GDP is the official measuring stick for the U.S. […]


Regulations

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

October 2, 2018

Via: CNBC

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, 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 […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields tick lower ahead of economic data

September 20, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields pulled back slightly early Thursday trading ahead of data that will give the latest read on the labor and housing market’s health. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.58% was down 0.9 basis point to 3.074%, but still […]