Ms. Yellen reiterated that an increase in interest rates “could well become appropriate relatively soon,” but offered no new signals about what action the central bank would take at its next meeting.
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As America heads to the polls, the most logical question from an investment point of view is what happens historically after elections to equities?
Expectations for the Bank of Japan are more mixed ahead of the bank’s comprehensive assessment of its expansive stimulus program.
The probability of a December move shot up to 70 percent in the past month from 57.5 percent in the previous month.
Movements in the world’s sovereign bond markets are driving both stocks and currencies at the moment.
Concerns about higher interest rates have preoccupied investors in recent sessions.
SECTION SELECTION US FINANCIAL MARKET | US ECONOMY & POLITICS EUROPE & WORLD | TODAY IN HISTORY WALL STREET DRAGGED LOWER BY ENERGY, FINANCIALS Even Apple’s 2.3 percent gain, after two U.S. carriers reported strong demand for the new iPhones, was not enough to pull up the indexes. U.S. crude oil dropped 2.7% to $45.05 a barrel […]
Investors concern that central banks around the world were running out of willingness or ability to prop up markets.
Investors currently price a 30% chance of an interest-rate rise in September, compared with an 18% chance as of Thursday.
STOCKS SLIP AFTER ECB LEAVES KEY RATES UNCHANGED