Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, January 17, 2014 1:26 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Ben Bernanke, in his last public remarks as Fed chairman, defended quantitative easing and brushed aside concerns about inflation and capital losses.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014 5:23 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

FOMC minutes shed more light on discussions of decision to begin taper.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 3:57 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The war in Syria is less upsetting to markets than uncertain foreign policy in the U.S.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 12:30 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee today elected to leave rates unchanged and hold off on new quantitative easing, or QE, measures for now. The key federal funds rate, which determines the rate at which banks lend their balances at the Fed to one another, will remain near zero through late 2014. The federal funds