After the victory of the Republican Donald Trump last week, the Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve Stanley Fischer reiterated on Friday his request for the actual implementation of Trump’s promise during campaign that he will provide an additional fiscal policy stimulus to the US economy.
Despite that it is election day for America, FED urges fiscal investments.
GAO suggested financial regulators to disclose more information on their crisis policy framework. While five large banks do not have enough plan to manage operation during crisis.
The New York Fed announced its new GDP tracking and forecasting tool, the FRBNY Nowcast. The tool will use near real-time data to update U.S. economic growth daily, as the Fed will release a report weekly using the tool and data.
Two other Fed presidents suggested the US central bank to raise interest rate. San Fransisco's John Williams said two or three rate hike in 2016 is reasonable. While Dallas' Rob Kaplan reminded to be patient.
Richmond and Kansas City Fed President supported to raise the interest rate during the meeting last March. While Philadelphia Fed President on Tuesday reitereated the hike delay is a prudent decision.
Dartmouth College Professor Andrew Levin, former advisor to Janet Yellen made a proposal to reform the Fed. He also suggest the Fed to be reviewed by GAO annually.
U.S. stocks swung on Tuesday ahead of Fed statement. While Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan warned that similar to Europe and Japan, stimulus program may not be effective to stimulate growth.
Under a supposed repatriation program, Germany is bringing back its gold reserves from the vaults of Paris and New York. Germany had stored all its bullion overseas fearing a Soviet Union attack during the Cold War. Till date, the Deutsche Bundesbank has managed to get around 366 tons to Frankfurt, which is almost half of the total reserve of 674 tons that it plans to repatriate by 2020.
U.S. stock declined sharply on Monday over concern of economic condition and oil price. The Fed is scheduled to have a meeting this week, and market anxiously wait for the next step U.S. central bank will take.
Record high employment rate and domestic spending propelled German GDP rate by 1.7 percent in 2015, according to the German authorities' calculation.
The Fed may hold its next interest rate hike, following a current plunge in oil market that affectsthe stock market. This will give market a breather.
The US currency is surging again, but this time with support from the interest-rate market. The US dollar rally registered its strongest gain during the past six months against Euro as two-year dollar interest rate swaps shot over those in the shared-currency area.
There is a possibility of an interest rate hike next month, according to two senior officials of the Federal Reserve. Speaking before the House Financial Services Committee during a hearing on financial regulation, Fed Chairperson Janet Yellen said the economy had been growing at a pretty good clip, an indication it might be time to raise short-term interest rates.
The Federal Reserve is implementing new rule especially in a bid to strengthen the global financial institutions. According to the proposal, all banks that operate in the US will be able to go down smoothly without causing too much collateral damage to the public.