Market watchers predict the Fed may be forced to cut rates soon to avoid a financial crisis
The announcement came after a meeting of the central bank’s governing body
In a speech Wednesday, the outspoken senator called on lawmakers to cap the size of the largest financial institutions and limit emergency lending by the Fed to troubled institutions.
The final rule includes additional instructions for providing housing counselor information and features an online tool lenders can use.
Central bank officials are eager to get the rate hike process started, according to recently released minutes from the FOMC meeting. However, is the economy ready?
Researches have discovered that the ups and downs in the housing market are very different for advanced economies compared to emerging ones—an important insight as the U.S. Federal Reserve considers raising rates.
The low rate is a welcome sign for the Spring home buying season, but how long will it last?
What could go wrong if the Fed tries to force rates higher? According to RealtyTrac, a lot could happen, which is probably one of the reasons why the bank is so unclear.