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Yet another recession warning just flashed red — a Treasury ‘yield curve’ just inverted for the first time since 2007
A keenly watched measure of market sentiment on recession has just indicated that recession is increasingly in the cards.
The Fed surprised traders by signalling there will be zero rate hikes this year and just one in 2020.
The Federal Reserve is widely expected to hold interest rates steady on Wednesday and to signal further that it may be a while before another hike.
Expectations for a rate hike this year have fallen below those for a cut, according to Bloomberg data.
"The prospect of low rates for longer is music to the ears of equities, as firms benefit from lower borrowing costs," said Jasper Lawler at London Capital Group.
From tweetstorms to questions on whether Trump may fire chairman Jerome Powell, anger over rising interest rates has long been apparent in the Oval Office.
The Federal Reserve held its benchmark interest rate steady at a target range of between 2.25% and 2.5% on Wednesday. Here's what analysts are saying.
The Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady Wednesday, and officials have signaled flexibility on monetary policy going forward.
In 2019, interest rates may not rise as quickly as previously thought.
While past presidents have been critical of the Federal Reserve, there’s little precedent for Trump’s attacks on Powell. Here’s what you need to know.