The Federal Reserve announced the decision after a meeting of its board of governors
Market observers are nearly certain the Fed will hike rates this week, and again in December
Credit availability got tighter last month, according to the MBA -- but relief may be on the way
Borrowers cashed out about $8 billion in home equity in the third quarter -- but will the trend continue?
Real estate needs a pick-me-up, something of a surprise considering that home values remain below 2007 prices and mortgage rates continue to hover around 4%.What can we do to perk-up the housing sector? One answer might be help from the Federal Reserve.
October's unemployment rate declined to 5.8%, but job creation missed expectations. Meanwhile, increasing realization is spreading that the Fed and other central banks cannot heal all problems; a message that is way past due.
He warns that raising rates after the economy reaches its agreed targets could spur another recession.
Recent data out implies there is still a very strong demand for U.S. treasuries even with the end of the Fed’s QE3.