Market rebound: Dow rallies 240 points as rate hike odds dip - USA TODAY

Stocks closed sharply higher as investors downgraded the chances of an interest rate hike next week after market-friendly words from a key Federal Reserve official who urged "prudence" and said the case for a "preemptive" hike was "less compelling.".and more »

FTSE 100 falls sharply as markets worldwide brace themselves for US interest rate increase -

More than £40bn has been wiped off Britain's biggest companies in the latest rout amid worries central bankers in Europe and Japan are losing faith in their massive stimulus measures and nervousness the US Federal Reserve will hike interest rates.and more »

Investors, Look for Buying Opportunities While Interest Rates Remain Low - Kiplinger Personal Finance

The financial sector and housing market may benefit while the Fed continues its steady-as-she-goes approach. Thinkstock. By Chris Abts | Cornerstone Retirement Group September 2016. Contact Me. If there was ever any doubt that we would end the year ...and more »

What were investors thinking? Interest rates must rise: Don Pittis -

So much for the wisdom of markets. Suddenly, on fears that interest rate cuts might be coming to an end, North American markets caught a horrible fright. On Monday, Asia followed suit. Did all those sophisticated stock and bond traders think interest ...and more »

Week Ahead Markets Diary: Fed speakers provide investor focus - Financial Times

After a punishing Friday, when remarks from a top Federal Reserve policymaker prompted a drop of more than 2 per cent in US stocks, investors turn their attention to a string of Fed speakers this week. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select ...and more »

A Fed official just poured cold water on a September rate hike - Business Insider

The U.S. Federal Reserve must be careful not to remove its monetary stimulus too quickly because of potential weakness in the labor market and risks of foreign economic downturns, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said on Monday. "Today's new normal ...and more »

Investors question whether yield stocks have peaked with Fed-led market sell-off - The Australian Financial Review

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen has markets on alert for a follow-up to her historic 2015 rate hike. AP. vesna. Share on twitter. by Vesna Poljak. Investors have questioned whether the five-year bull run in Australia's high-yield stocks is over ...and more »

Divided Federal Reserve Is Inclined to Stand Pat - Wall Street Journal

Federal Reserve officials, lacking a strong consensus for action a week before their next policy meeting, are leaning toward waiting until late in the year before raising short-term interest rates. It is a close call. But with inflation holding below ...and more »

Fed's Brainard calls for continued 'prudence' in interest-rate policy - MarketWatch

Federal Reserve Gov. Lael Brainard on Monday made a forceful dovish case for holding rates steady as the U.S. central bank prepares to meet. Markets has been anticipating Yellen's remarks. Some thought she might move to the center and signal a rate ...and more »

Federal Reserve risks markets shock with September move - Financial Times

Janet Yellen will deliver the biggest shock to markets since taking over as chair of the Federal Reserve should the central bank raise interest rates this month, according to a survey of Wall Street economists that shows more than 85 per cent expect it ...and more »