Category Archives: Federal Reserve

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Fed will Proceed Cautiously, Not Raise Rates

Video: FOMC Chairwoman Janet Yellen announces during a speech at the Economic Club of New York that the Fed will proceed cautiously, not raise rates due to economic conditions.  The Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 popped on those remarks raising more than 1% then coming

Video Interview of Ben Bernanke

Wall Street Week sits down with former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke as they discuss the 2008 financial crisis and monetary policy.

Bank of America CEO Interview

Video: Bloomberg sits down with Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan. Topics covered: consumer spending, cyber security, U.S. economy, global economy and the Fed.

Charles Schwab Outlook on Economy

Video: CNBC interviews Charles Schwab Investment Chief Liz Ann Sonders. She expresses her views on the economy, the dollar and whether stocks are overvalued.

Which Sectors Benefit from Raising Rates?

Video: Bloomberg covers the topic, “Which Sectors Benefit from Raising Rates?”.

October Nonfarm Jobs Report

CNBC covers the October Nonfarm Jobs Report as the economy added 271,000 jobs vs an expected 180,000.  Unemployment rate at 5%.

Video: Janet Yellen’s Outlook on Economy

Bloomberg Video: Janet Yellen shares her outlook on the economy as she testifies in front of Congress. A December rate hike coming?

Janet Yellen’s Congressional Testimony

Great article by the WSJ Blog on what to expect from Janet Yellen’s testimony and her economic outlook.

When Will the Fed Move Forward?

Well respected Mohamed El-Erian gives 4 takeaways on the Fed rate decision and if a December rate hike is coming.