Small portfolio tweaks, emerging markets and money market funds are options — but prospects for big profits are rare.
Though last year’s contribution — made from revenue on its portfolio of bond holdings — declined from 2016, it was well above the average in years before the financial crisis.
The Federal Reserve is welcoming a debate among economists about proposed changes that might improve its response to future economic downturns.
The decline in the American market in 2017 is expected to continue, and may force carmakers to trim production and find new ways to entice customers.
With the central banks of the United States and Britain raising rates, the European Central Bank turns its attention to the year ahead and how fast it should roll back stimulus.
The Federal Reserve is expected to raise its benchmark interest rate by a quarter point, and to issue a new economic forecast.