Interest rates

  • White House confident in Yellen confirmation by Ryan Smith

    A White House spokesman says President Obama is confident that his pick to head the Federal Reserve will be confirmed despite some Republican grumblings.

  • Mortgage rates up for 2nd straight week by Ryan Smith

    Stronger-than-expected economic data pushed rates higher for the second week in a row this week.

  • Yellen’s plans for QE by Ryan Smith

    The presumptive head of the Federal Reserve testified before the Senate today on her plans for the Fed's $85bn-per-month bond-buying program.

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