This week, the Fed meets and we’ll learn more about the year’s rough start.
The Federal Reserve relies heavily on the words “modest” and “moderate” in describing economic activity around the country over the past six weeks. The Beige Book economic survey, prepared for the late April meeting of Fed policymakers, points fingers at a variety of factors that have been dampening growth. Some issues, such as the since-resolved
This week brings new readings on inflation and retail sales, plus the Fed’s latest economic update.
Minutes from the most recent Fed meeting indicate there’s disagreement on when to raise rates.
This week may bring new clues on when the Fed may step up to the rate plate.
Since December 2008, interest rates set by the central bank have been virtually zero, leading to low CD rates and even lower savings account and money market account rates.
This week brings news about housing, plus a birthday for that little blue pill.
A jump in June? Hear the latest on when the Fed is likely to raise interest rates.
Fed keeps a key rate the same but signals a possible rate hike in the future.
This week’s updates on housing may include a few flat notes, thanks to winter weather.