The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter percentage point and signaled hikes at all six remaining meetings this year, launching a campaign to tackle the fastest inflation in four decades even as risks to economic growth mount. Policy ...

The well-telegraphed Federal Reserve interest-rate hike of a quarter point isn’t expected to surprise anyone who’s been paying attention, but financial advisers are still scrambling to adjust client portfolios for what lies ahead. “The rate hike will lower bond prices ...

The escalating conflict between Russia and Ukraine has proved to be the final straw for a stock market that was itching for a major pullback. Now that the slide has been set in motion, with broad market indexes opening down ...

Look no further than bullion to get a sense of how an historically unusual constellation of global risks is rippling through markets. Prices have surged to the highest since the start of June on escalating tensions between Russia and the ...

Money markets ramped up their expectations for the pace of Federal Reserve tightening after the U.S. inflation figures came in hotter than expected, briefly pricing a supersized half-point hike next month as a more than one-in-two chance and fully pricing ...

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank was ready to hike interest rates in March and didn’t rule out moving at every meeting to tackle the highest inflation in a generation. “The committee is of a mind to ...

With the major stock market indexes all heading south since the start of the year, financial advisers are mostly telling clients to sit tight and ride out what is an inevitable reality of investing. But with volatility hovering at levels ...

The Great Retirement, or the surge in U.S. retirements during the Covid-19 pandemic, was led by older White women without a college education, according to research by the St. Louis Federal Reserve. The so-called Great Retirement trend that saw workers ...

Federal Reserve officials are preparing to move quicker than the last time they tightened monetary policy in a bid to keep the U.S. economy from overheating amid high inflation and near-full employment. Prospects for another year of growth above the ...

The Federal Reserve, in its quest to be as transparent as possible, has tamped down some of the numerous economic and market outlooks for 2022 by showcasing plans to hike interest rates as many as three times this year. While ...