Wall Street rallies, dollar, U.S. Treasury yields jump on Fed rate hike bets

Wall Street indexes rallied on Wednesday, with the Dow hitting a record above 21,000 points, while the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields jumped as investors bet that a U.S. interest rate hike would come soon. New York Fed President William Dudley – one of the most influential U.S. central bankers, and usually considered a dove – said late Tuesday that the case for tightening monetary policy had become “a lot more compelling”, while San Francisco Fed President John Williams said he saw “no need to delay” raising rates…

Threshold for changing course on tapering is ‘pretty high’: Fed’s Dudley

(Reuters) – The U.S. economic outlook would have to change substantially for the Federal Reserve to alter the pace at which it is winding down asset purchases, a top U.S. central banker said on Thursday. While growth is likely to quicken this year, the threshold for changing course on stimulus withdrawal is “pretty high,” said New York Fed President William Dudley during an event hosted by The Wall Street Journal…

Daily Forex Market Review 11/19/13 (+27.5 pips)

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