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Fed’s Daly says she’s not sure interest rates are high enough to finish the job on inflation

San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly said Friday she wasn't sure that the central bank has raised interest rates high enough to bring inflation back down to the 2% target.

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Powell says Fed is wary of ‘head fakes’ from inflation

Powell says Fed is wary of 'head fakes' from inflation

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Fed’s Barkin: Swings in long-term Treasury yields not a useful variable for deciding interest-rate policy

The movement in long-term bond yields may be capturing headlines, but it isn't a great guide for deciding what to do with interest rates, Barkin said Thursday.

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Goldman’s chief economist downplays recession fears from past Fed rate hikes

Goldman's chief economist, Jan Hatzius, thinks the negative effect of the Fed's rapid rate hikes on economic growth is already behind us.

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Cleveland Fed’s Mester to retire next June

Loretta Mester will step down as the president of the Cleveland Federal Reserve in June 2024, the regional Fed bank announced Wednesday.

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
EURUSD Euro $1.0687 0.0001 0.01%
USDJPY Japanese Yen ¥151.53 0.00 0.00%
GBPUSD British Pound $1.2228 0.0001 0.01%
AUDUSD Australian Dollar $0.6360 0.0000 0.00%
DXY U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) 105.79 -0.08 -0.07%
BUXX WSJ Dollar Index 100.23 0.00 0.00%

Cryptocurrencies

MicroStrategy’s stock surges toward longest win streak in nearly 9 years as bitcoin extends rally

Shares MIcroStrategy Inc. MSTR surged 2.9% in afternoon trading Friday, to put them on track to close at the highest price since March 29, 2022. Th...

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Bitcoin Steadies, Ether Soars as BlackRock Files for ETF

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
BTCUSD Bitcoin USD $37,098 -84 -0.23%
ETHUSD Ethereum USD $2,053.59 -6.49 -0.32%
XRPUSD XRP USD $0.6627 -0.0032 -0.48%
BCHUSD Bitcoin Cash USD $237.71 -0.13 -0.05%
LTCUSD Litecoin USD $74.7900 -0.2400 -0.32%
XMRUSD Monero USD $171.72 0.98 0.57%