• Netflix's risk from rising interest rates is just a 'rounding error'

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Netflix 's borrowing costs could rise as the Federal Reserve hikes interest rates.
    The company funds a large portion of its content spend by borrowing money.
    But this isn't a real risk because the added interest expense would be immaterial, according to analyst Craig Huber of Huber Research Partners.
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    Netflix investors haven't had much to worry about recently as shares have more than doubled this year. Still, the potential for rising borrowing costs is a worry for some of the sharpest minds on Wall Street as the Federal Reserve is planning two more...
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  • Fed Plays Down Trade Woes and Suggests Rosy Economic Outlook

    Fed Plays Down Trade Woes and Suggests Rosy Economic Outlook

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The Federal Reserve's semiannual Monetary Policy Report suggests that policymakers will continue with their plan to raise rates a total of four times in 2018.
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  • Federal Reserve projects further gradual hikes in key rate

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve said Friday it expects low unemployment and rising inflation will keep it on track to raise interest rates at a gradual pace over the next two years. By late 2019, the Fed says its key policy rate should be at a level that will be slightly restrictive for growth.
    The Fed's projection on rate hikes came with release of the central bank's semi-annual monetary report to Congress. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is scheduled to testify on the report for two days next week.
    The Fed last month raised its policy rate for a second time this year and projected two more...
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  • Federal Reserve projects further gradual hikes in key rate

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve says it expects low unemployment and rising inflation will keep it on track to raise interest rates at a gradual pace over the next two years. By late 2019, the Fed says its key policy rate should be at a level that will be slightly restrictive for growth.
    The Fed's projection on rate hikes came with release of the central bank's semi-annual monetary report to Congress. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is scheduled to testify on the report for two days next week.
    The Fed last month raised its policy rate for a second time this year and projected two more hikes in...
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