Despite Weak Inflation, Fed Is Likely to Raise Interest Rates in June

By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM May 30, 2017 WASHINGTON — A speech by a Federal Reserve governor Tuesday underscored a basic shift in Fed policy: The central bank now needs to be convinced that quarterly rate increases are a bad idea. After years in which any...

Economic Trends: The Low-Inflation World May Be Sticking Around Longer Than Expected

It will take more than a U.S. presidential election, a few months of solid global growth and a recovery in oil prices to fix it.