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Federal Reserve Cuts Interest Rates for Third Time in 2019

October 30, 2019

Via: The New York Times

The Federal Reserve cut interest rates Wednesday for the third time this year as slowing business investment, ongoing trade tensions and global weakness continued to weigh on the American economy. But the Fed signaled that it will pause and assess […]


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The Fed may have to do more to calm the stress in the short-term lending market

October 29, 2019

Via: CNBC

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is expected to say the Fed will do whatever it takes to keep short-term funding markets calm, but he is not yet likely to have a longer-term solution for recent stress in the market. Market […]


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Worries grow over the Fed’s efforts to fix funding issues: ‘This is all likely to get much worse’

October 22, 2019

Via: CNBC

Wall Street is getting worried that the Federal Reserve’s aggressive efforts to control short-term borrowing rates have run into some potholes, with more danger ahead. The central bank has been working feverishly to address issues that popped up more than […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

After the brokerage commission wars, interest rates may be the next finance battleground

October 22, 2019

Via: CNBC

After shaking up trading commissions, fintech companies are looking at a new Wall Street area to disrupt: interest rates. A wave of fintech companies are now offering a 2% or higher rate, which is more than 20 times the national […]


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Unusual activity in bonds is ahead, Wells Fargo predicts

October 18, 2019

Via: CNBC

Wells Fargo Securities’ Michael Schumacher sees year-end bond market volume dropping off earlier than usual. According to the firm’s global head of rate strategy, the slide will likely occur around Thanksgiving instead of mid-December. Not only is Wall Street still […]


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Gold prices sink 1% at low, heading for sharpest weekly skid in nearly a year

October 11, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Gold futures on Friday headed sharply lower, putting bullion on track to record its steepest daily drop in October, dragging the commodity to its sharpest weekly fall in more than a year, amid growing optimism on Sino-American trade talks and […]


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The pound is tanking after Boris Johnson’s Brexit talks with Angela Merkel reportedly hit a dead end

October 8, 2019

Via: Business Insider

The pound tanked on Tuesday morning, as reports emerged that Britain’s Prime Minister failed in talks with German chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss a trade deal post-Brexit. The pound fell 0.7% against the euro, and 0.4% against the dollar. Sam […]


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US stocks are set to drop after the Fed’s ‘hawkish shift’ tempers hopes for further rate cuts

September 19, 2019

Via: Business Insider

US futures fell while European and Asian equities rose on Thursday after the Federal Reserve trimmed interest rates to counter a global economic slowdown and President Donald Trump’s trade policy. Fed Chair Jerome Powell cut the benchmark rate by 25 […]


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Gold prices fight for altitude as global stocks drift lower

September 17, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Gold futures traded at break-even levels on Tuesday as a reaction to an attack on Saudi Arabian oil-infrastructure attacks moderated, and investors began to focus on the Federal Reserve interest rate setting meeting this week. December gold GCZ19, -0.11% on […]


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Gold hovers near $1,500 after pulling back from 6-year high

September 11, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Gold futures edged higher Wednesday, hovering near the $1,500-an-ounce level after pulling back this week from more-than-six-year highs as haven demand dried up on an easing of near-term U.S.-China trade worries and a revival in appetite for stocks. Gold for […]