The Fed announced its decision moments ago
Observers have seemed nearly certain that the Fed will hike rates later this month – but at least one Fed official is counseling patience
Mortgage applications dropped last week, while refis hit their lowest level since September
The Fed's soft outlook on rate hikes means business as usual for mortgage rates -- but bond traders still expect rates to rise this year
Fixed rates remained near 2015 lows this week, according to Freddie Mac
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?