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8:07 p.m. May 11, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Biggest risk for crypto? 'Its own success,' says founder of world's largest hedge fund Ray DalioBillionaire hedge-fund manager Ray Dalio sounds a bullish tone for cryptographic assets even as he warns that the Federal Reserve is fostering a bubble in markets fueled by its loose monetary policy.
12:33 p.m. May 11, 2021 - By William Watts
Dow ends more than 470 points lower, while Nasdaq nearly erases 2% fall as tech shares bounceTech-related shares bounce back from early losses as the Nasdaq erases an early fall to end with a small loss on Tuesday, while the broader market suffers a bigger drop.
12:15 p.m. May 11, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Fed's Bullard joins chorus on central bank saying it is not time to talk taper St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said Tuesday it is not time yet to begin talking about when to scale back asset purchases.
12:37 p.m. May 10, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Ethereum price surges above $4,000 but overshadowed by dogecoin buzz. What is Ether?Ether prices on the Ethereum blockchain have been steadily and quietly carving out new highs as buzz in the crypto has centered predominantly on the fervor around more speculative assets like dogecoin in recent weeks.
12:49 p.m. April 28, 2021 - Barrons.com
Stocks Fell Because the Fed Can’t Sit on Its Hands Forever Stocks tumbled as the Federal Reserve reiterated that it was standing pat. Investors expect higher inflation will bring about change.
1:01 p.m. April 13, 2021 - By Joy Wiltermuth
S&P 500 ends at record as stocks shake off JNJ vaccine pause and bond-yield slideU.S. stocks finished mostly higher Tuesday, led by gains in technology shares, even as long-term government bond yields retreated and economic data showed a surge in consumer prices in March.
12:51 p.m. April 12, 2021 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow, S&P 500 snap 3-session win streak as investors focus on earnings week, banks and risk takingU.S. stocks finish modestly lower Monday, as investors gear up to hear from the nation's largest banks, including JPMorgan Chase and Goldman, which kick off first-quarter earnings this week.
9:23 a.m. April 12, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Fed's Bullard says inflation risks won't be clear until later this year St Louis Fed President James Bullard said Monday it won't be until later this year before much is know about inflation.
2:48 p.m. March 23, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Fed's Bullard won't forecast any interest-rate hikes until he sees proof of strong economySt. Louis Fed President James Bullard told reporters Tuesday he forecast no interest rate hikes through 2023 and won't change until he sees actual evidence of a strong economy.
6:06 a.m. March 22, 2021 - Barrons.com
What Bond Investors Are Watching This Week: Plenty of Fedspeak Officials including Chairman Jerome Powell and Vice Chairman Richard Clarida are taking part in events where they may clarify or tweak their messaging on monetary policy.
3:28 a.m. March 22, 2021 - Barrons.com
Value Could Outpace Growth for Years. Here’s How. Stifel note contends that commodity prices have more room to run.
5:08 a.m. March 3, 2021 - Barrons.com
There Probably Won’t Be a Post-Covid Wave of Foreclosures Foreclosure moratoriums are set to expire at the end of June. Biden has proposed extending them through September.
2:45 a.m. March 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
What to Buy When Good News Means Bad News for Stocks A “hot” economy will favor some sectors, not others. But the question remains whether the spike in bond yields is a hiccup or something more lasting.
12:36 p.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Dow tumbles 560 points for worst percentage fall in 3 weeks as bond yields surgeStock-market benchmarks finished sharply lower Thursday, with rising yields putting further pressure on once-highflying tech stocks.
9:52 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Fed's Bullard dismisses concern of a repeat of the late-1970s inflation fiasco St. Louis Fed President James Bullard downplays fears that the U.S. central bank could be headed to another policy mistake on a scale of the high inflation surge of the late 1970s.
3:30 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021 - Barrons.com
If Inflation Is Coming, These Stocks Will Benefit the Most Inflation expectations have risen robustly in the past several months.
12:37 p.m. Feb. 3, 2021 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow, S&P 500 book 3rd day of gains as investors focus on robust tech earnings, rising oil pricesTwo of three major U.S. stocks indexes recorded modest gains Wednesday, but with the Nasdaq Composite closing lower, as energy stocks rose after oil rose to a 1-year high and Amazon and Google reported healthy results.
10:47 a.m. Jan. 14, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Fed's Powell says talk of tapering bond-buying is prematureFederal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Thursday said talk of slowing down its bond buying program is premature
10:48 a.m. Jan. 13, 2021 - By Greg Robb
A third of Fed's districts experienced flat or declining activity as 2020 closed, Beige Book survey saysEconomic activity increased modestly across the U.S. over the last two months of 2020, although four of the 12 Fed districts described activity as flat or declining, according to the Fed's Beige Book survey of economic conditions.
9:00 a.m. Jan. 13, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Fed's Brainard: Current pace of asset purchases likely appropriate 'for quite some time'The U.S. central bank's bond-buying program will remain appropriate for 'quite some time," said Fed Governor Lael Brainard on Wednesday.
9:00 a.m. Jan. 12, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Fed's George says inflation might surprise to the upsideInflation could approach the Fed's 2% target more quickly than some might expect, said Kansas City Fed President Esther George on Tuesday.
7:46 a.m. Jan. 11, 2021 - By Sunny Oh
Why one investor says surging U.S. Treasury bond yields amid political turmoil is far from hurting stocksRising U.S. government bond yields are causing some trepidation among stock-market bulls. But one investors says those concerns are overdone.
11:37 a.m. Jan. 7, 2021 - By Sunny Oh
U.S. 10-year Treasury yield extends climb above 1% as markets eye fiscal stimulus prospectsU.S. Treasury yields rose Thursday as investors monitored the prospects of additional fiscal easing under the upcoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden.
11:08 a.m. Jan. 7, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Fed's Bullard says inflation may be 'higher than we're used to' this yearInflation may surprise on the upside this year, said St. Louis Fed President James Bullard on Thursday. Bullard said he was also more optimistic about the economic outlook than many, and doesn't see the economy stumbling in the winter months.
5:23 a.m. Dec. 31, 2020 - By Sunny Oh
Wall Street forecasters see the 'gradual reflation story' lifting bond yields in 2021Bond-market forecasters are penciling in higher rates in 2021 thanks to the prospect of a broadening global economic recovery and clear progress on a COVID-19 vaccine.
9:08 a.m. Dec. 30, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
Out-of-equilibrium economy will keep the Fed 'hostage' to stock market, strategist arguesEven as inflation is under control, a strategist says it's obvious economies aren’t in equilibrium, as low interest rates have sent "asset prices into orbit."
6:51 a.m. Dec. 10, 2020 - By Sunny Oh
Wall Street forecasters see the 'gradual reflation story' lifting bond yields in 2021Bond-market forecasters are penciling in higher rates in 2021 thanks to the prospect of a broadening global economic recovery and clear progress on a COVID-19 vaccine.
4:01 a.m. Dec. 4, 2020 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: Will Earnings Growth Prop Up a Pricey Market? Support for compromise stimulus grows, Warner Bros. will stream 2021 films on HBO Max, Boeing gets its first big 737 MAX order, and other news to start your day.
9:19 a.m. Dec. 3, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Chris Waller step outs out from Judy Shelton's shadow and onto Fed board The nomination of Chris Waller, who is the St. Louis Fed's chief economist, to the Fed's board of governors was overshadowed by that of fellow nominee Judy Shelton. But unlike Shelton, Waller was able to win confirmation on the Senate .
8:14 a.m. Dec. 3, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Senate approves Waller to be new Fed board memberThe U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Christopher Waller of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank for a slot on the central bank's board of governors.
1:15 p.m. Nov. 24, 2020 - Barrons.com
The Dow Broke 30K Because Biden Is Bringing Yellen and Stimulus A clear path for Joe Biden’s transition sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 454 points to a record close above a major milestone. Wall Street cheered on his apparent choice for Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen.
12:23 p.m. Nov. 24, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
Fed's Bullard sees 'light' at end of coronavirus tunnelA senior Federal Reserve official on Tuesday said he expects the economic recovery to forge ahead despite a record increase in coronavirus cases, saying businesses have learned how to cope with the pandemic.
10:50 p.m. Nov. 19, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Mnuchin pulls plug on some coronavirus emergency lending programs over Fed's objections Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday said he was not going to extend several Fed emergency lending programs. The Fed said it wanted all of the programs to continue.
10:46 a.m. Nov. 17, 2020 - Barrons.com
Fund Managers Are the Most Bullish They’ve Been All Year as Pandemic Gloom Begins to Lift Fund managers are the most optimistic on the stock market and economy that they’ve been all year, according to Bank of America’s fund manager survey.
1:17 a.m. Nov. 17, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
Could the Fed act early? Yes, says this strategist who maps out the central bank's possible next moveThe Federal Reserve might not wait until its regularly scheduled meeting to take further action.
12:29 p.m. Nov. 13, 2020 - By Mark DeCambre
U.S. stocks surge to close the week, with S&P 500 at record highStocks saw solid gains Friday afternoon, as Wall Street wrapped up a week framed mostly by optimism over the prospects of vaccines and treatments for COVID-19.
1:55 p.m. Nov. 12, 2020 - Barrons.com
What Judy Shelton’s Addition to the Fed Would Mean for Markets Shelton would bring a view of monetary policy that is both radically apart from the mainstream and has shifted along with the party that occupies the White House.
11:59 a.m. Nov. 12, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
McConnell sets up vote on Fed board nominee Judy SheltonArmed with an endorsement from a Republican moderate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell moved Thursday to set up a vote on controversial Federal Reserve nominee Judy Shelton.
2:43 p.m. Nov. 3, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Junk bonds get big Election Day boost as Wall Street turns bullish on quicker outcomeInvestors are piling back into speculative, or 'junk rated' corporate bonds on Election Day, with a view that the White House race won't be as drawn-out as feared.
12:06 a.m. Nov. 2, 2020 - By Anna Helhoski
Discharging student loans in bankruptcy—could it soon get easier? Change is a-coming: Some recent decisions could serve as a precedent for future bankruptcy cases involving student loansRecent bankruptcy court rulings and lawmakers’ support of relief for overburdened borrowers may signal a change is coming.
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