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

  • Conservative think tank opposes Yellen nom by

    The conservative Heritage Foundation has announced that it will be "scoring" senators on their votes in the presumptive Fed chair's confirmation.

  • What to expect from a Watt FHFA by Ryan Smith

    Now that the Senate has invoked the nuclear option, there seems to be little standing in the way of Rep. Mel Watt’s confirmation as the next head of the FHFA. But what policy changes can the industry expect if he does take the helm?

  • Yellen clears first hurdle on road to Fed chair by Ryan Smith

    The Senate Banking Committee voted today to send Janet Yellen's nomination as Fed chair to the full Senate for confirmation.


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