Federal Reserve policymakers have left interest rates where they’ve been since December.
The central bank votes thumbs-down to an increase in interest rates, kicking the can down the road to at least September.
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 proposed Republican party platform addresses some workplace issues, but not others.
The economy still has some stuff to work on, but it’s making a comeback.
Employers added a stunning number of jobs to their payrolls in June, but unemployment rose.
Market turbulence and uncertainty about the U.S. election are weighing on the economy. They aren’t helping consumer confidence either.
The impact of Brexit could strain job markets in the United Kingdom and the United States.
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.
The May jobs numbers are shockingly weak and raise questions for the Fed.