Tagged: Fed

Wall Street eyes host of Fed speakers

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Friday morning as traders eyed a host of Fed speakers. On Thursday, Fed Chair Janet Yellen gave testimony before the Joint Economic Committee of...

Stocks close lower after Fed keeps rates unchanged

Stocks posted a seventh consecutive day of losses Wednesday as worries over the U.S. presidential election and weaker oil prices shook investor confidence. Losses deepened after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged but...

Fed says US economy grew a bit faster in September

U.S. economic growth accelerated slightly as summer ended and fall began, supported by modest hiring, an uptick in consumer spending, and steady homebuilding, according to the Federal Reserve. The Fed’s “Beige Book” survey of...