The woes of emerging economies could temper the Fed’s tapering in coming months by strengthening the dollar, which could push U.S. inflation closer to zero. The J.P. Morgan Trade-Weighted...
January 30, 2014 | 03:32 pm
Janet Yellen was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve.
January 06, 2014 | 06:13 pm
Despite seeing signs of “growing underlying strength” and diminished downside risk in the economy, members of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington on Wednesday decided...
October 30, 2013 | 03:54 pm
The U.S. inflation rate should be in the 1.5% to 2% range in the next 12 months, compared to the current rate of 1.4%, Mohamed El-Erian, CEO and co-chief investment officer of Pacific Investment...
October 28, 2013 | 02:50 pm
After two lost decades, the Nikkei 225 index's surge of more than 50% since November caught the attention of investors.
July 22, 2013
Members of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington signaled a greater willingness to consider raising the federal funds rate, based on their assessment of appropriate rate targets...
June 19, 2013 | 03:37 pm
Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds, Hartford, will issue an RFP to hire one or more managers of global inflation-linked bonds.
April 12, 2013 | 02:31 pm
Institutional fixed-income money managers are concerned the Federal Reserve's monetary policy stimulus moves in 2013 could include harder targets for adjusting the federal funds interest rate that...
December 24, 2012
The economic outlook for 2013 remains clouded by the on-going fiscal cliff talks in Washington and overall government debt levels here and abroad, Loomis Sayles Vice Chairman Dan Fuss, said in a...
December 20, 2012 | 12:01 am
Next year will mark the beginning of the “great rotation” to equities from bonds, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch economists and strategists.
December 11, 2012 | 04:03 pm
Despite the enormous amount of liquidity pumped into the global economy over the past few years by numerous central banks, inflation remains remarkably subdued around the world. Maybe governments are ...
October 18, 2012 | 02:00 pm
In addition to driving stock prices higher, the Fed's quantitative easing policies have succeeded in boosting inflationary expectations as measured by the spread between the 10-year Treasury yield...
October 02, 2012 | 12:32 pm
A new large-scale asset-purchase program from the Federal Reserve seems more likely following remarks Friday by Chairman Ben S. Bernanke at an economic symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo.
August 31, 2012 | 03:52 pm
Russell Investments now expects weaker real GDP growth for 2012 than it forecast in December despite an improving outlook on equity markets.
August 28, 2012 | 03:34 pm
About two-thirds of target-date fund managers surveyed by Callan Associates have modified their funds’ glidepaths in the last year, largely regarding inflation-sensitive assets.