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Former WB Chief Barry Meyer Joins Board of…
Variety - 12/16/2014
Former Warner Bros. chairman-CEO Barry Meyer has joined the board of the Federal Reserve Bank in San Francisco. Meyer will serve a two-year term at the org that is part of the regional network of banks
Former WB Chief Barry Meyer Joins Board of Federal Reserve in San Francisco Orlando Sentinel
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Yellen’s Fed Cavalry Low on Ammo as Global Concerns Spread
La Repubblica - 12/16/2014
(Updates with comment in ninth paragraph) Alan Greenspan played the hero when Russia last rocked the world economy back in 1998. With three well-timed interest rate cuts, the Fed chairman restored order
Yellen’s Fed Cavalry Low on Ammo as World Crisis Concerns Spread Bloomberg
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Gold Futures Cap Longest Slump in Five Weeks on Fed, Russia Woes
La Repubblica - 12/16/2014
(Bloomberg) -- Gold futures capped the longest slump in five weeks amid concern that the Federal Reserve is moving closer to raising U.S. interest rates and speculation that Russia will sell reserves
Gold Heads for Longest Slump in Five Weeks on Fed, Russian Woes La Repubblica
Gold Declines on Federal Reserve and Russia Outlook BusinessWeek
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Russian turmoil unlikely to slow Fed's cruise to first rate hike
CNBC - 12/16/2014
Dec 16 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve stared down a volatile global economy in October to keep its plans for an eventual interest rate hike on track, and is likely to do so again this week amid
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Yellen's first year as Fed chair wins praise
USA Today - 12/16/2014
WASHINGTON — In her first year as chair of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen has managed the scaling back of the Fed's unprecedented monetary stimulus program, begun the delicate task of shifting back
Yellen's Fed leadership praised by global group USA Today
Fed's Yellen lauded by global group USA Today
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U.S. Fed awards $40.72 bln reverse repos Tuesday
Reuters - 12/16/2014
Dec 16 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve on Tuesday awarded $40.72 billion of overnight fixed-rate reverse repurchase agreements to 29 bidders at an interest rate of 0.05 percent, the New York Federal
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Fed shouldn't fear ruble fall: Pro
CNBC - 12/16/2014
The Federal Reserve should not worry about debt concerns abroad and should instead focus on the strength of the U.S. economy at its Federal Open Market Committee meeting, Deutsche Bank's chief economist
Fed should focus on US, not Russia: LaVorgna CNBC
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Wonkblog: Will the Fed drop ‘considerable time’ when it meets this week?
Washington Post - 12/16/2014
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Economic Conference on Inequality of Economic Opportunity in Boston in October. (Reuters/Brian Snyder) Two words hang
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Memories of 1998 May Persuade Yellen's Fed to Keep Rates Low
BusinessWeek - 12/16/2014
All eyes will be on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday as the rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee announces the results of its two-day meeting in Washington. If Yellen and her fellow
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Fed Seen Looking Past Russia Crisis as U.S. Economy Strengthens
Washington Post - 12/16/2014
(For more on Russia, see EXT2 GO.) Central bankers meeting today and tomorrow may say they’re monitoring markets carefully as Russia’s currency collapse threatens to destabilize other regions, said David
Fed Looks Past Russia Crisis as U.S. Economy Strengthens BusinessWeek
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Fed on track to raise interest rates this summer: Survey
NBR.com - 12/16/2014
Wall Street is looking for lower inflation and stronger growth from the plunge in oil prices but the CNBC Fed Survey shows it still sees the Federal Reserve on track raise interest rates this summer for
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US STOCKS-Wall St up as Fed bets, company news offset economic woes
Reuters UK - 12/16/2014
* Indexes up: Dow 0.9 pct, S&P 0.8 pct, Nasdaq 0.3 pct (Updates to morning trading) By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK Dec 16 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose in a volatile Tuesday session as energy shares
Wall St up as Fed bets, co news offset economic woes Economic Times
US stocks up as Fed bets, company news offset economic woes Livemint.com
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FOMC Survey Results Historical Comparison
BusinessWeek - 12/16/2014
Federal Reserve officials will replace the "considerable time" language in their statement with another term, such as "patient," according to 68 percent of economists in a Bloomberg News Survey. In October,
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Fed to Remove ‘Considerable Time’: FOMC Survey
BusinessWeek - 12/16/2014
Federal Reserve officials are gearing up for a 2015 interest rate increase by dropping the "considerable time" language from their statement and replacing it with a different term, according to 68 percent
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Fed's Big Decision: World Markets Hang on Two Words
BusinessWeek - 12/16/2014
The Federal Reserve will look past low inflation and drop a pledge to keep interest rates near zero for a "considerable time" as it seeks an exit from the loosest monetary policy in its 100-year history,
The Fed's Big Decision Treasury & Risk Management
Fed's Big Decision: World Markets Hang on The Words ‘Considerable Time’ BusinessWeek
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U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as Tech Offsets Energy
BusinessWeek - 12/16/2014
U.S. stocks fluctuated as declines in technology and consumer-discretionary stocks offset gains in energy shares before a meeting of Federal Reserve policy makers. Range Resources Corp. and Diamond
U.S. Stocks Rise as Energy Rallies Before Fed Meeting BusinessWeek
U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as Tech Slump Offsets Energy Before Fed La Repubblica
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UPDATE - US Federal Government Lacks Analytics Talent to Exploit Big Data
BusinessWeek - 12/16/2014
WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 12/16/14 -- Despite collecting, storing and managing masses of data as they perform mission-critical activities, federal agencies fall short in turning the information
US federal government lacks analytics talent to exploit big data WebWire
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CORRECTED-U.S. bill mandating community banker on Fed board nears passage
Reuters - 12/16/2014
(In Dec. 15 item, corrects political affiliation of Vitter to Republican in 4th paragraph) Dec 15 (Reuters) - When the U.S. House of Representatives approved a terrorism insurance bill last week, it
CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-U.S. bill mandating community banker on Fed board nears passage Reuters
Bill mandating a community banker on the Federal Reserve board nears passage Raw Story
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U.S. Stocks Retreat as Oil Tumbles Before Fed Meeting
BusinessWeek - 12/16/2014
U.S. stocks fell as concerns about the impact of sliding oil prices spread through financial markets before a meeting of Federal Reserve policy makers. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index retreated 0.6
U.S. Stocks Fall as Oil Weighs on World Markets Amid Fed Meeting La Repubblica
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CNBC Fed Survey: CNBC's Steve Liesman: Fed on Track to Raise Interest Rates This
CNBC - 12/16/2014
Fed on track to raise interest rates this summer: Survey Steve Liesman | @steveliesman Wall Street is looking for lower inflation and stronger growth from the plunge in oil prices but the CNBC
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The case for shorting gold now
CNBC - 12/16/2014
It's been a shining month and a half for gold. The yellow metal is up a bit more than 3 percent since the beginning of November, while commodities as a whole (as measured by the Thomson Reuters CRB index)
The case for shorting gold ahead of the Fed CNBC
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PRECIOUS-Gold up on weak dollar after worst day in a year, Fed eyed
Reuters Africa - 12/16/2014
* Gold dropped 2.5 pct on Monday after oil slide * European shares down after Russia's rate hike * Dollar falls 0.5 vs basket of currencies (Updates throughout, changes dateline from SINGAPORE)
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Fed rate hike seen in summer: Survey
CNBC - 12/16/2014
Wall Street is looking for lower inflation and stronger growth from the plunge in oil prices but the CNBC Fed Survey shows it still sees the Federal Reserve on track raise interest rates this summer for
Fed on track to raise rates this summer: Survey CNBC
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Wall Street fixed on Fed as oil hits 2009 low
CNBC - 12/16/2014
Brent also took a hammering, falling over $1 per barrel and below $60 for the first time since July 2009 in early European trading on Tuesday, as Chinese factory activity slowed and emerging market currencies
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Fed rate reversal threatening local rebound [Bangkok Post, Thailand]
BusinessWeek - 12/16/2014
Dec. 16--The US Federal Reserve's rate reversal could exacerbate Thailand's swelling household debt and provide headwind to the country's economic rebound next year, says Standard & Poor's Ratings Services
Fed rate reversal threatening local rebound Bangkok Post
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