3 Key Takeaways From Fed's Latest Monetary-Policy Statement

3 Key Takeaways From Fed's Latest Monetary-Policy Statement

Federal Reserve officials, in their first meeting of 2018, held benchmark U.S. interest rates steady in a range of 1.25% to 1.5%, as expected.

Bank of America Sees 'Modestly Hawkish' Tilt to Fed Rate Statement

Bank of America Sees 'Modestly Hawkish' Tilt to Fed Rate Statement

Federal Reserve officials, in their first meeting of 2018, held benchmark U.S. interest rates steady in a range of 1.25% to 1.5%, as expected.

Fed Keeps Rates on Hold, Says Labor Market Continues to Strengthen

Fed Keeps Rates on Hold, Says Labor Market Continues to Strengthen

Federal Reserve officials, in their first meeting of 2018, held benchmark U.S. interest rates steady in a range of 1.25% to 1.5%, as expected.

Trump Tax Cuts Already Boosting Consumer Spending: Fed Officials

Trump Tax Cuts Already Boosting Consumer Spending: Fed Officials

Investors are looking for clues on whether Trump's tax cuts will fuel enough growth to spur faster inflation, which in turn could prompt the Fed to accelerate increases in benchmark interest rates.

Trade Group Warns Investors of Bitcoin Pump & Dump Scams

Trade Group Warns Investors of Bitcoin Pump & Dump Scams

"When legitimate companies enter a hot, new sector, con artists almost always follow suit."

Sports Bra Maker-Turned Digital Currency Firm Sees SEC Suspend Trading

Sports Bra Maker-Turned Digital Currency Firm Sees SEC Suspend Trading

The stories about bitcoin continue to come in hot and heavy. The latest one is on the weird side.

Jim Cramer Is Focused on the Long-Term for Nucor - Video Exclusive

Jim Cramer Is Focused on the Long-Term for Nucor - Video Exclusive

Jim Cramer gives an exclusive sneak peak at Action Alerts Plus and his thoughts on Nucor. Watch the video to find out why he is in it for the long-term.

Bitcoin Exchanges Draw Scrutiny as Banks Fret Over Costs of Default

Bitcoin Exchanges Draw Scrutiny as Banks Fret Over Costs of Default

Exchanges like Cboe and CME are playing a bigger role in financial markets by guaranteeing transactions across a wide swath of trading contracts on things like pork bellies and interest rates. Regulators are warning of the risk of a major default on the exchanges, while banks worry that new bitcoin contracts could expose the financial system to greater threats.

Fed Unlikely to Slow Pace of Interest Rate Hikes, Bank of America Warns Traders

Fed Unlikely to Slow Pace of Interest Rate Hikes, Bank of America Warns Traders

The Federal Reserve's rate hike this week established a pattern: The central bank's monetary-policy committee now appears now determined to keep raising rates, Bank of America economists say. And that means traders who are currently discounting that probability may have to come around to the new paradigm.

What Stock Traders Are Wondering After Latest Federal Reserve Rate Hike

What Stock Traders Are Wondering After Latest Federal Reserve Rate Hike

The Federal Reserve raised rates three times this year, the most since before the 2008 financial crisis, and is on track for further increases next year with economic growth solid, unemployment at a 17-year low and inflation subdued.