Interest rates

  • Rate hikes are ahead – but how many? by Ryan Smith

    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

  • Fed holds rates steady – for now by Ryan Smith

    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

  • We could see ‘small taper’ this month – Fed official by Ryan Smith

    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.

  • Will the Fed taper this month? by Ryan Smith

    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 could be confirmed next week by Ryan Smith

    Yellen is widely expected to continue current Fed chair Ben Bernanke's easy-money policies, which have led to historically low interest rates


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