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The Federal Reserve’s Office of the Inspector General will investigate “whether trading activity by certain senior officials was in compliance with both the relevant ethics rules and the law,” the Fed said Monday.
Investors are increasingly worried about inflation as oil prices rise and companies continue facing supply problems that increase their costs and force them to raise prices.
After climbing steadily for much of the year, the stock market has become unsettled in recent weeks with the spread of the delta variant, surging long-term bond yields and word that the Federal Reserve may start to unwind its support for the economy.
The benchmark S&P 500 index had its worst drop since May, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq had its worst drop since March.
The alleged violations occurred when the firm operated as David A. Noyes and Co. It was acquired by Sanctuary Wealth in 2018.
Worries about debt-engorged Chinese property developers—and the damage they could do to investors worldwide if they default—are rippling across markets.
In a speech being given virtually to an annual gathering of central bankers, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell stressed that the beginning of tapering does not signal any plan to start raising the Fed’s benchmark short-term rate.
Federal Reserve official James Bullard’s comments echo other recent calls from inside and outside the Fed that the central bank should start dialing back its ultra-low interest rate policies.
A bill introduced last month in the U.S. Senate would add rules about how quickly donor-advised funds must distribute money to charity, but critics say the rules are unnecessary and could have the unintended consequence of hurting charitable giving.
The number of donor-advised funds in the United States, the amount contributed to these funds and the amount distributed to charity from them have all seen significant growth, with no signs of a slowdown.
Criticism has helped drive a Senate bill that would tighten the rules for donor-advised funds and aim to speed donations to charities.
Stocks were down broadly Monday out of concern over rising infections in many countries, and airline and cruise line stocks were hit especially hard.
Federal Reserve Chairman Powell reiterated his long-held view that high inflation readings over the past several months have been driven largely by temporary factors.
The pickup in inflation, which has coincided with the economy’s rapid recovery from the pandemic recession, has heightened concerns that the Federal Reserve might feel compelled to begin withdrawing its low-interest rate policies earlier than expected.
The nearly total shutdown of an economy and subsequent reopening is a truly unique event without precedent or a playbook.
Of course, you want your adviser to know his stuff, but how he communicates those concepts can be the difference between a good relationship and a bad one.
Optimism over the economy’s prospects as coronavirus restrictions continue to lift has sent the market to a series of record highs, including the third straight for the S&P 500.
With inflation rising in a fast-rebounding economy, the Federal Reserve is poised this week to discuss when it will take its first steps toward dialing back its ultra-low interest rate policies. It will be a fraught discussion.
Unlike regular companies, SPACs are “shell companies” with no commercial operations at the time of their IPO.