central banks

Dutch pension system faces cuts

Record low interest rates are forcing the world's best pension system to take drastic action aimed at staving off cuts to payouts that were once unthinkable.

Recession not right around the corner, Fed official says

The American economy is experiencing turbulence. The trade war and global weakness are slowing growth. But Mary Daly, the president of the San Francisco Federal Reserve, is confident the economy will get through the storm unscathed.

IMF sees weaker global economic recovery

Next year's recovery in the global economy will be slightly weaker than expected, and US growth will continue to slow, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.

What happens if the Fed cuts rates to zero or goes negative?

Say what you will about President Trump's unusually loud critiques of Jerome Powell, his hand-picked chairman of the Federal Reserve. But Trump is not wrong when he says that interest rates in the United States, even after two recent cuts, are higher than they are in much of the rest of the developed world.

US Treasury considering 50-year bond

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday floated the idea of the US government issuing an ultra-long government bond next year, if there's demand.