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

  • Rising rates won't derail housing: Fannie Mae by Ryan Smith

    The rising trend for mortgage rates isn't expected to abate anytime soon, but the housing recovery should be able to weather the storm

  • Stocks spring as Summers falls by Ryan Smith

    Hopefully Larry Summers has a family that loves him, because investors apparently do not

  • Fannie and Freddie bond dump could shake market by MPA

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are preparing to auction as much as $17bn worth of mortgage bonds acquired before the housing collapse, raising concerns that they may drag down prices even as the Federal Reserve considers tapering its bond-buying program


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