The Federal Reserve has signaled that it will continue to hike interest rates sporadically. Now the Congressional Budget Office is projecting just how high rates might go over the next few years
After raising interest rates at its last meeting, the Federal Reserve decided against a rate hike in May – but intimated that further hikes were on the way
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard says recent encouraging economic data makes it more likely that the Fed will reduce its bond-buying program at least slightly this month.
With better-than-expected job growth and new home sales, could the Federal Reserve be about to wind back its $85bn-per-month bond-buying program?
Yellen is widely expected to continue current Fed chair Ben Bernanke's easy-money policies, which have led to historically low interest rates
Fixed mortgage rates shot up this week after stronger-than-expected job gains and home sales
Mortgage applications crept down slightly again for the week ending Nov. 22.
Rates rose slightly in the run-up to Thanksgiving weekend