Don't Gamble With Fed News, Just Know How to Respond

Don't Gamble With Fed News, Just Know How to Respond

The announcement of a rate cut is just a trigger that leads to a series of reverberations, so know how to navigate the volatility afterward.

What Will the Fed Do With Interest Rates? Just Listen

What Will the Fed Do With Interest Rates? Just Listen

Jerome Powell is the Plain English Fed Chair.

Historic Day for Central Banking Looms With Cut Announcement

Historic Day for Central Banking Looms With Cut Announcement

Will we see no cut, or a 25- or 50-basis-point chop? Here's what is likely to happen.

A Perfect Mix of Good Earnings and Dovish Central Banks

A Perfect Mix of Good Earnings and Dovish Central Banks

Look for the market to digest the DOJ antitrust news quickly and focus again on the Fed and earnings.

Ally Shares Jump 6.5% After Earnings Beat

Ally Shares Jump 6.5% After Earnings Beat

Ally Financial, the U.S. auto lender, posts adjusted Q2 earnings of 97 cents a share, beating analysts' average estimate of 81 cents. The company noted a record 3.3 million applications.

Why Rates Really Can't Rise Much From Here

Why Rates Really Can't Rise Much From Here

Beware the old way of thinking about the Fed.

Lousy Quarter for Wall Street Traders Adds to Profit Pressures at JPMorgan, Citi

Lousy Quarter for Wall Street Traders Adds to Profit Pressures at JPMorgan, Citi

Big Wall Street firms like JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Goldman Sachs, which are scheduled to release their second-quarter results next week, probably suffered revenue declines in their juggernaut bond- and stock-trading divisions, analysts say.

As Fed Chief Testifies, Bank of America Loses Nerve on Outlier Rate Call

As Fed Chief Testifies, Bank of America Loses Nerve on Outlier Rate Call

Bank of America economists last week had projected that the Federal Reserve wouldn't cut interest rates at a meeting later this month - a remarkable out-of-consensus call by the second-largest U.S. bank. But after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's testimony on Wednesday before the House of Representatives, the economists now say there's little point in resisting the central bank's apparent resolve to move forward with a reduction.

5 Key Takeaways From the Fed Minutes and Powell's Testimony

5 Key Takeaways From the Fed Minutes and Powell's Testimony

This appears to be one of the most spirited debates within the Fed in several years.

U.S. Behind on Cryptocurrency Rules as Facebook Presses Ahead, Top Lawmaker Says

U.S. Behind on Cryptocurrency Rules as Facebook Presses Ahead, Top Lawmaker Says

U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, a California Democrat who heads the House Financial Services Committee, tells Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell that regulators aren't prepared for the emergence of cryptocurrencies, amid gnawing fears that Facebook's proposed digital currency, Libra, might serve to erode the supremacy of the U.S. dollar in the global financial system.