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The Federal Reserve's final meeting of the year should bring a third rate hike of 2017 to markets while it marks the end of an era for Janet Yellen.
Yahoo Finance’s Jared Blikre breaks down the latest news for investors as the Federal Reserve begins its two-day FOMC meeting, having telegraphed to investors to expect a 25 bps (0.25%) raise in its benchmark federal funds interest rate.
The historical updraft that normally accompanies this time of year may well be muted.
The S&P 500 and the Dow finish at records for a third session in a row Tuesday as the Federal Reserve kicks off its two-day meeting but the Nasdaq bucked the trend to head south.
The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local): 4:50 a.m. World stock markets are subdued ahead of an expected interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve. The Fed is ...
A surprise win for Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama's special Senate election has the dollar on the back foot and investors in a cautious mood ahead of the final Fed meeting of the year.
If you’ve made a ton of money in bitcoin, good for you. But this at best is a mature rally that has already achieved much of its gains, writes Jeff Reeves
Global shares were within a whisker of another record high on Wednesday as markets traded on expectations of a third U.S. interest rate hike of the year, and waited to hear from the Federal Reserve how many more are likely in 2018. Solid gains in Asia overnight had inched MSCI's 47-country world index up for a fifth day running and while the pre-Fed anticipation meant Europe's main bourses were barely budged, there was action elsewhere. A technical glitch on futures markets made for a stuttering start to European government bond trading, while the dollar was down against the yen, pound and euro after President Donald Trump saw his already-wafer thin U.S. Senate majority cut further.
U.S. stock futures, Treasury yields and the dollar dipped on Wednesday as Democrat Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore in a bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama, while Asian shares gained as crude oil futures took back some lost ground. European stock futures suggested a subdued opening for the region, FTSE futures nearly flat and CAC futures 0.1 percent lower.
U.S. stocks are priced for a modest decline Wednesday ahead of the final Fed meeting of they year.
In 2016, Amazon (AMZN), an S&P 500 company, recorded $3.9 billion in profits before tax. After subtracting taxes, the company’s profit fell to $2.5 billion, leading it to post EPS (earning per share) of ...
Even as the Fed raises interest rates, money keeps pouring into equities and bitcoin, which must be disconcerting to the Fed despite what Chairwoman Janet Yellen has said.
Stock futures were little changed after deep-red Alabama elected Democrat Doug Jones in a Senate special election. Apple is on track to forge a new base.
Banks are leading U.S. stocks higher in midday trading Tuesday as the Federal Reserve meets to discuss interest rates and the economy. The central bank is expected to raise interest rates for the third time this year on Wednesday. Banks benefit from higher interest rates because they can charge more to lend money. The gains were broad, and utilities were the only laggard among the 11 sectors in the S&P 500 index. Crude oil prices headed lower. Bitcoin futures slipped on their second day of trading.
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