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Fed Tapering Seen on Course Even as Job Growth Trails Forecasts

Two months of weak payrolls growth are unlikely to knock the Federal Reserve off its path of gradual reductions in bond purchases, according to …

Fed Presidents Say Stock Decline Unlikely to Derail QE Taper

Two Federal Reserve district bank presidents signaled a decline in global stock markets probably won’t deter the Fed from further trimming bond …

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Fed's Evans: pace of QE3 taper is 'reasonable,' 'modest'

DETROIT (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve’s cuts to its massive bond-buying program have been “reasonable” and the pace of its reductions have been “modest,” a top Fed official said on Tuesday, expressing support for continued paring of the program.<p>Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans …

Emerging markets continue to suffer from QE tapering

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s trade battle with China will exacerbate relations with Beijing that are already fraying on several fronts as the …

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Emerging Markets, Interest Rates and QE Tapering

Thanks to the Fed's tapering, a wider public is becoming aware of currency instability in diverse economies, from Turkey to Argentina, and India to …

Fed Policy Makers Rally Behind Tapering QE as Yellen Era Begins

Federal Reserve policy makers trimmed bond buying for a second straight meeting, uniting behind a strategy of gradual withdrawal from Ben S. …

Nothing will deter Fed from tapering

The story was originally published on Monday and has been updated.<p>WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Neither snow, freezing temperatures, market volatility …

Stock Markets

Prepare for Currency Chaos

On November the 25th I published the following warning about the effects from the Fed's imminent tapering of asset purchases:<p>"There is a good chance that the beginning of tapering will lead to a reversal of the trade to sell gold ahead of the news. But the major averages have priced in a …

BoJ’s easing may not compensate for Federal Reserve’s taper | Financial Times

Axa runs a tight ship in Tokyo. The Japanese arm of the giant French company tries to make so much money from selling insurance and other services …

Economics

The taper disaster that wasn't

THE WORLD Bank’s Global Economic Prospects report, published today, gives a useful summary of how emerging markets have fared in the face of the …

Fed saw fewer benefits from QE, minutes show

Federal Reserve officials saw diminishing economic benefits from the central bank’s bond buying program and voiced concern about risks to financial …

Fed tapered as it saw QE benefits slip over time

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Federal Reserve officials agreed in December to begin winding down their asset-purchase program as most believed that the …

Economics

Federal Reserve predicts US growth in wake of QE tapering

Minutes released by the Federal Open Market Committee show members were overwhelmingly in favour of reducing QE by $10bn a month<p>Members of the US Federal Reserve’s top policymaking body expect economic growth to be sustained after they agreed in December to begin tapering the bond-buying programme …

Lacker Says Fed to Weigh Further QE Taper at Coming Meetings

Federal Reserve policy makers will continue to weigh reductions to a bond-buying program aimed at stimulating growth because improvements in the job …

Taper in a teapot: The Fed’s tweaking of monetary policy | Financial Times

The decision by the US Federal Reserve to reduce the rate of its securities purchases by $10bn a month is best dismissed as<br>a taper in a teapot. It is …

Economics

Fed's Taper Will Have Negligible Impact On Economy

I recently wrote “Economic Forecast After The Federal Reserve Starts To Taper.” Now that the Fed has decided to taper, I am NOT changing my economic forecast.<p>Key points:<p>QE3 has had little effect on the economy, though there may be some lagged impact in 2014.<p>Tapering is not tightening; in …