The interest rates guessing game has resumed very quickly following this week’s Fed meeting.
Fed meeting minutes suggest policymakers aren’t eager to take the plunge to higher rates.
Fed keeps a key rate the same but signals a possible rate hike in the future.
Harsh winter weather has put a chill on the Fed’s Beige Book economic survey.
The Fed boss reminds Congress that the central bank will take its time with raising rates.
This week will feature a grilling of Fed Chair Janet Yellen and updates on inflation and housing.
For anyone keenly interested in the nation’s economy and financial markets, a full-fledged Federal Reserve meeting is a little like a present at holiday time. You’re not exactly certain what you’ll get, but you’ll have more than you had before. Whether the information is actually useful a year from now is uncertain. This week’s Fed
Santa Claus arrived early for the U.S. labor market, bringing a fat sackful of new jobs.
Fed policymakers apparently spent considerable time hashing over the words “considerable time.”
The jobs report is the week’s star attraction, with a Harry Potter anniversary in a supporting role.