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Chart of the Day: How Jerome Powell Could Shift the Semiconductor Landscape

Chart of the Day: How Jerome Powell Could Shift the Semiconductor Landscape

Fed tightening could stymie semis.

Why Does the Fed Have Inflation Targets?

Why Does the Fed Have Inflation Targets?

The targets go back 30 years, but a former Fed Governor says they need not be so specific.

Federal Reserve Will Review How Well It Makes Policy and Communicates

Federal Reserve Will Review How Well It Makes Policy and Communicates

The Fed will start a review next year of how it meets its goals of promoting employment and controlling inflation and how well it communicates to the public.

IMF Sounds 'Alarm' on Junk Loans as Warren Presses U.S. Regulators

IMF Sounds 'Alarm' on Junk Loans as Warren Presses U.S. Regulators

Issuance of junk-grade corporate loans is surging, even as underwriting standards deteriorate, pushing the market toward a danger point, according to the International Monetary Fund.

Economist Perspective: Why 2019 Will Be Different?

Economist Perspective: Why 2019 Will Be Different?

Will lag effects of interest rate hikes and the trade war with China show up in 2019?

What a Strong Dollar Means for the Market - Jim Cramer Breaks It Down

What a Strong Dollar Means for the Market - Jim Cramer Breaks It Down

TheStreet founder and Action Alerts Plus portfolio manager Jim Cramer breaks down Tuesday's market action.

Jim Cramer Explains the Current State of the Economy

Jim Cramer Explains the Current State of the Economy

Jim Cramer gives his views on the current state of the economy.

Chart of the Day: Home Depot and Lowe's Go Head to Head in Home Improvement

Chart of the Day: Home Depot and Lowe's Go Head to Head in Home Improvement

What you need to know about the heightened competition in the home improvement business.

Fed Proposal to Ease 'Stress Tests' Raises Risk for JPMorgan, Goldman

Fed Proposal to Ease 'Stress Tests' Raises Risk for JPMorgan, Goldman

A decade after the entire financial system nearly collapsed in 2008, Fed officials are moving to relax annual "stress tests," in which banks are graded on their ability to withstand a severe financial crisis. Moody's Investors Service is worried -- on behalf of bondholders.

The Fed May Act More Aggressively Should Signs of Inflation Intensify

The Fed May Act More Aggressively Should Signs of Inflation Intensify

One month does not a trend make, but last Friday's Producer Price Index number was alarmingly high.