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U.S. debt-ceiling standoff threatens stocks, bonds, cheap imports — even your money market fund

Less consumption and investment, greater financial shocks, would damage U.S. and global growth and investor confidence.

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U.S. bank deposits edge down in latest week while lending rises

Deposits at commercial U.S. banks fell in the week ending April 26, according to a report from the Federal Reserve on Friday.

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Interest rates are likely to need to grind higher, Fed’s Bullard says

St. Louis Fed President said he expects continued slow growth for the economy, not a recession.

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ECB not ready to ‘pause’ rate hikes as inflation fight continues, Lagarde says

The European Central Bank on Thursday delivers a quarter percentage point interest rate increase.

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Asian markets mixed after Fed’s latest rate hike

Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday after the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark lending rate again to cool inflation and said it wasn't sure what may come next.

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
EURUSD Euro $1.1027 0.0009 0.08%
USDJPY Japanese Yen ¥134.98 0.13 0.09%
GBPUSD British Pound $1.2634 0.0001 0.01%
AUDUSD Australian Dollar $0.6784 0.0035 0.52%
DXY U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) 101.18 -0.04 -0.04%
BUXX WSJ Dollar Index 95.47 -0.06 -0.06%

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4 things we learned from Powell’s press conference after latest Fed rate hike

Here's a look at key things we learned from Fed Chair Jerome Powell's press conference on Wednesday.

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Fed hikes interest rates for 10th time in a row and signals potential pause

The Fed raised a key interest rate, but also signaled it was ready to pause and said further tightening would depend on how the economy responds to higher borrowing costs.

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U.S. Treasury to auction $96 billion next week in refunding

The U.S. Treasury announced Wednesday it would sell $96 billion in notes and bonds next week as part of its regular quarterly refunding.

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Fed expected to raise interest rates again this week — perhaps for the last time this cycle

The task at hand is to convince markets that the central bank won't rush to the rescue in any recession.

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Asian markets mixed in muted holiday trading

Asian shares were mixed Tuesday with some markets closed or anticipating holidays and investors showing muted reaction to the latest historic U.S. banking failure.

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
BTCUSD Bitcoin USD $27,844 -1,082 -3.74%
ETHEUR Ethereum EUR €1,679.77 -58.47 -3.36%
LTCUSD Litecoin USD $81.22 -3.06 -3.63%
XRPUSD XRP USD $0.4333 -0.0223 -4.90%
BCHUSD Bitcoin Cash USD $112.61 -4.33 -3.70%
XMRUSD Monero USD $153.52 -3.44 -2.19%