Federal Reserve Blog

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 2:02 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Federal Open Market Committee, or FOMC, is maintaining the target for the benchmark federal funds rate at between zero percent and 0.25 percent.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013 5:34 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Since the beginning of the year, the market has been on a tear. There are three ways Federal Reserve policy has contributed to that.

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Friday, March 8, 2013 5:19 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Americans are borrowing more for cars and college, but remain cautious about credit cards and riskier investments.

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Thursday, February 28, 2013 3:20 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Consumer debt grew in the final quarter of 2012, marking the first increase in household debt in more than four years.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013 6:02 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The Federal Open Market Committee met on Jan. 29 and 30 and decided to continue purchasing $40 billion of agency mortgage-backed securities per month and $45 billion of longer-term Treasuries per month.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013 3:40 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Fed sticks with a target for the benchmark rate of between zero percent and 0.25 percent. That’s nice for borrowers but not for savers.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013 2:18 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve says it will keep the federal funds rate near zero percent until joblessness drops.

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Thursday, January 3, 2013 4:42 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

FOMC members are split on when to end quantitative easing, some favoring as early as the end of this year.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 5:25 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve chairman spoke about why he’s worried about the “fiscal cliff” and how the Fed’s transparency on rate movement will benefit markets.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 1:30 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The FOMC left the benchmark rate low and expanded the stimulus program known as QE3 — but tied its rate forecast to unemployment and inflation.

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