MarketWatch Logo Go to the homepage.

More from The Fed column

Read full story

Powell plays down direct link of Fed’s purchases of mortgage bonds and the spike in home prices

Read full story

Powell will stress patience in Capitol Hill testimony this week

Read full story

Fed’s Daly says the strong June inflation reading was expected and higher prices won’t last

Read full story

Fed’s Bostic says tapering will be gradual, and that central bank is watching progress of delta variant

Read full story

Fed dived into taper debate at June meeting, but nothing seems imminent, minutes show

Read full story

Fed’s Barkin ‘pretty optimistic’ the labor market will ‘unclog’ by the end of summer

Read full story

Fed’s Quarles says ‘digital dollar’ could pose considerable risks to financial system

Read full story

Fed’s Rosengren says conditions may be in place for tapering bond purchases by year-end, with first interest rate hike by late 2022

Read full story

Fed’s Kashkari predicts workers will return to labor market and cool off inflation

Read full story

Fed’s stress test shows big banks can withstand global recession, clearing way for payouts, share buybacks to resume

Read full story

Fed’s Barkin expects inflation pressures to ease later this year

Read full story

Climate change’s impact on jobs and inflation is already a factor in Fed policy, says Daly

Read full story

Fed’s Powell stays the course

Read full story

Fed’s Mester says taper decision should wait until fall

Read full story

Key Fed strategist dodges questions on possible timing of taper