Federal Reserve Blog

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 5:27 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Federal Reserve officials aren’t ready to raise interest rates anytime soon. They’re still trying to figure out how to do it. Just-released minutes from the April 29-30 Federal Open Market Committee meeting detail how officials are still trying to grapple with how to reverse extraordinary and unprecedented measures taken during and after the financial crisis.

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Thursday, May 15, 2014 5:20 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Is being reactive rather than proactive the better path for the Fed?

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Thursday, May 8, 2014 5:12 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Fed Chair Janet Yellen says she is in favor of adding a community banker to the Fed board.

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014 4:35 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Fed Chair Janet Yellen sounds a cautionary note about the weak recovery of the housing market.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014 2:17 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This word cloud shows which words today’s Federal Reserve statement uses most often.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014 2:01 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve’s asset purchases shrink in the face of a stabilizing U.S. economy.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 4:16 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The Fed finds that the winter thaw has helped the economy rebound from cold-weather slowdowns.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 5:09 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve’s minutes show the central bank held an unusual pre-meeting video conference

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Monday, March 31, 2014 2:31 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Federal Reserve ChairJanet Yellen says the central bank won’t be quick to pull the rate trigger.

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Thursday, March 20, 2014 11:30 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Bankrate’s chief financial analyst, Greg McBride, speaks with Washington Bureau Chief Mark Hamrick about outlook for the economy and your money, based on the Federal Reserve’s current policies.

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