Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner may be working at cross purposes as one buys Treasury bonds and the other sells them.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke and his colleagues may shift from focusing on the gap between actual and optimal employment to an emphasis on the economy’s speed limit in the months ahead.
The gauge of leading indicators rose more than forecast in November, underscoring the Federal Reserve’s view of an improving U.S. economy.
The U.S. Treasury Department’s floating-rate notes may generate strong investor demand given a scarcity of money-market securities and a looming debt limit that’s accelerating a decline in bill supply.
"There's been a real change in tone in the labor market this year."
- Louis Crandall on Dec 09, 2014