Topic: Bank of England
Treasury bond market could be subject to Federal Reserve 'twist' – selling short-term securities to buy long-term ones. The treasury bond market move could lower mortgage rates – or stoke inflation.
09/21/2011 10:07 am
Five central banks take steps to funnel cash to eurozone commercial banks by year's end. Their aim? Avert a funding freeze – and perhaps another global banking crisis tied to bad debt.
09/15/2011 07:43 pm
The Venezuelan president announced plans to nationalize his country's gold industry and move Venezuela's reserves out of Western banks and into the banks of more friendly nations.
08/18/2011 12:51 pm
European credibility seems to be the issue. Investors are increasingly edgy over whether EU policymakers can agree on how to ease the debt crisis.
08/04/2011 03:12 pm
Wealthy individuals in the Middle East shifted money and assets away from the region to safe havens elsewhere, sometimes in the form of diamonds
07/05/2011 11:37 am
After rising more than 75 points on Tuesday, the Dow dropped 130 points on Wednesday
05/11/2011 06:19 pm
How long will monetary policy from the Fed and the Bank of England send the price of gold up?
05/06/2011 09:00 am
Interest rates were supposed to be kept low by the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program. Ben Bernanke will meet with the press on Wednesday, and investors will listen for clues about when the Fed might change its policy with interest rates.
04/27/2011 10:01 am
Bank of England interest rate increases may cause some employers to act irrationally, by raising wages to help workers with higher mortgages. But most employers wouldn't.
04/18/2011 02:35 pm
Dow rises 23 points to close at highest level in 34 months. But stocks on Nasdaq edge down.
04/04/2011 08:53 pm