Next week, the Federal Open Market Committee meets to decide on the direction of monetary policy. Currently, the fed funds rate sits at 0.25% to 0.5%.
The Fed shelves a June hike in the federal funds rate — the rate at which banks and credit unions lend reserves to other institutions overnight.
Policymakers at the Federal Reserve have opted to keep interest rates frozen.
The Fed delays another rate hike as it waits to see how the U.S. weathers economic weakness abroad and falling oil prices at home.
Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) are finding a bid in the marketplace after being ignored during a period of low inflation.
Federal Reserve minutes reveal officials’ worries about slowing the economy too much in the face of global economic turbulence.
U.S. investors should evaluate and review their holdings to see if adding international stock exposure makes sense for them.
The Labor Department’s September jobs report shows weaker-than-expected hiring.
Hear what it will mean for your money when the Fed finally raises rates again.
Hear how to prepare your pocketbook for the Fed’s approaching date with higher interest rates.