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Mexico's Economy Minister Guajardo, Canada's Foreign Minister Freeland and U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer arrive for a meeting during the third round of NAFTA talks in Ottawa

Mexico’s central bank holds rates steady after new NAFTA deal

Mexico's central bank is held its benchmark interest rate steady Thursday in a policy announcement as inflation cools and after a breakthrough on NAFTA was reached.

Fed raises interest rates and signals its ‘accommodative’ era is over

The Federal Reserve announced an interest-rate increase after a two-day policy meeting. Wednesday's news is all about what Fed officials, including Chairman Jerome Powell, say about the future of the US economy and interest rates.
European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi testifies before the European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee in Brussels, Belgium, February 15, 2016.

European Central Bank holds and says rates won’t change until next summer at the soonest

The European Central Bank left its monetary policy entirely unchanged at the September meeting of its governing council on Thursday, as had been expected.
Jackson Hole.

The annual Jackson Hole conference kicks off today — here’s what to expect from the elite summer retreat for the world’s central ban...

This year's symposium is focused on the topic of "Changing Market Structure and Implications for Monetary Policy."

IT’S OFFICIAL: The bull market in stocks is now the longest ever. Here are the 4 main reasons it broke the record.

The equity bull market is now the longest on record, at 3,453 days. The benchmark S&P 500 has surged a whopping 323% over the period, and it has four main drivers.
President Donald Trump and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell

Trump blasts Fed interest rate hikes after reportedly complaining about Chairman Jerome Powell at a GOP fundraiser in the Hamptons

President Donald Trump criticized the Federal Reserve's interest-rate hikes during a private GOP fundraiser in Southampton, New York, according to a new report. Trump apparently complained about Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's decision to move forward with rate hikes.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney.

Bank of England hikes rates for the 2nd time since the financial crisis

Britain's central bank increased rates from 0.5% to 0.75%, taking the UK's base rate of interest to its highest level since March 2009.
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before the House Financial Services Committee.

Fed holds interest rates, says economy is growing at a ‘strong’ pace

The Federal Reserve held its benchmark interest rate unchanged Wednesday and reaffirmed its plans to continue raising borrowing costs at a gradual pace.
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before the House Financial Services Committee.

The Fed just announced a big change to how it communicates with America

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced Wednesday that he would hold press conferences after every policy meeting instead of quarterly. "This change is only about improving communications," Powell said.

Fed raises interest rates, expects 2 more hikes this year

This was the seventh interest-rate hike since late 2015, when the Federal Reserve first began lifting interest rates from almost zero. It kept borrowing costs that low after the financial crisis to encourage businesses and consumers to spend and grow the economy.