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The Toronto stock market looked set to add to Wednesday's sharp slide amid growing expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will start cutting back on its monetary stimulus program as early as next week.
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Canada's main stock index recorded its biggest single-day drop in about 5-1/2 months on Wednesday after a provisional U.S. budget agreement raised fears the Federal Reserve might begin scaling back its monetary stimulus program soon.
Better economic data has pushed a tapering of bond buying by the Federal Reserve higher up the agenda - even as early as next week.
Former Bank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer on Wednesday is reportedly the top choice to become vice chairman of the US Federal Reserve Bank, it was reported Wednesday.
Stocks tumbled Wednesday as a new U.S. budget deal raises the chances that the Federal Reserve might begin scaling back its support for the economy.
For proponents of the rule rolled out on Tuesday, it imposes a needed ban on proprietary-trading strategies by banks that deserve the lion's share of the blame for the recent financial crisis.
Right now, there is only one thing that really matters to the markets. And that is whether central banks will continue with quantitative easing and stick with interest rates at three-century lows - and if not, when they will stop printing money and get rates back to something close to normal levels.
Ben Bernanke made an enormous blunder when he pegged the future of his Quantitative Easing program to the nation's unemployment rate.
Emerging markets could adjust to the withdrawal of the Federal Reserve's massive monetary stimulus as long as it happens gradually, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said on Tuesday.
Wall Street faces more intensive government scrutiny of trading after U.S. regulators issued what they billed as a strict Volcker rule today, imposing new curbs designed to prevent financial blowups while leaving many details to be worked out later.
Mike Nobis saw how the financial crisis led his customers to postpone orders until the last minute, forcing his 100-year-old family printing business to work faster to deliver on time.
There has been a lot of hyper-taper sensitivity of late, ever since Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke broached the subject of reducing the monthly $85 billion bond buying stimulus program during the spring.
The Federal Reserve will begin trimming its monthly asset purchases in March but some economists are warming up to the idea that it will do so as early as this month or at the January policy meeting, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.
Ben S. Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, listens during a Financial Stability Oversight Council meeting at the U.S. Treasury in Washington, D.C., on Monday.
Business economists believe the Federal Reserve will dial down its stimulus policies in the first half of 2014, according to a November survey by the National Association of Business Economists.