Archive for the ‘Conferences’ Category

Inflation Report. Bank of England Press Conference, February 2019

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) sets monetary policy to meet the 2% inflation target, and in a way that helps to sustain growth and employment. At its meeting ending on 6 February 2019, the MPC voted unanimously to maintain Bank Rate at...

FOMC Press Conference January 30, 2019. Powell rectifies.

Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in December indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a solid rate. Job gains have been strong, on average, in recent...

ECB Press Conference – 24 January 2019

INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT Ladies and gentlemen, the Vice-President and I are very pleased to welcome you to our press conference. We will now report on the outcome of today’s meeting of the Governing Council, which was also attended by the Commission Vice-President, Mr Dombrovskis.    ...

FOMC Press Conference December 19, 2018, rates raise 0.25% to 2.25%-2.5%.

(VIDEO AND STATEMENT) Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement December 19, 2018 Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in November indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a strong rate. Job gains have...

ECB Press Conference: 13 December 2018; video and text.

Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, Frankfurt am Main, 13 December 2018 INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT Ladies and gentlemen, the Vice-President and I are very pleased to welcome you to our press conference. We will now report on the outcome...

Christian Jews celebrating Hanukkah?!

Jonathan Bernis explains the history behind this Festival of Lights and how Yeshua (Jesus) fulfills this vibrant Jewish celebration. Jonathan also answers questions like these: Why is Chanukah eight days? How is Chanukah different from Christmas? http://www.jewishvoice.org. . M.M.: Christian and Jew?! Yes, there are some....

FOMC Press Conference September 26, 2018. Fed raises interest rates to a range of 2-2.25 percent

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in August indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a strong rate. Job gains have been strong, on average, in recent months, and the unemployment rate...

EU expansion continues and QE ends. ECB Press Conference – 13 September 2018

Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, Frankfurt am Main, 13 September 2018 INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT Ladies and gentlemen, the Vice-President and I are very pleased to welcome you to our press conference. We will now report on the outcome...

(First, read the title carefully a few times) President Trump Signs a Presidential Memorandum Targeting China’s Economic Aggression

D. J. Trump: “As a candidate, I pledged that if elected I would use every lawful tool to combat unfair trade, protect American workers, and defend our national security. Today, we took another critical step to fulfill that commitment.” In what is probably the most...

FED Press Conference, first of Chairman Jerome Powell

Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in January indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a moderate rate. Job gains have been strong in recent months, and...