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Explore the latest news and commentary on the Federal Reserve, and learn how the decisions that are made during their meetings impact your money and the broader economy.
The Fed’s decision is a vote of confidence about the economy.
The Fed’s massive bond-buying program has about run its course. Here’s how a taper works.
Experts all along had anticipated higher inflation this year, though the question is how long it will last.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says the U.S. will run out of cash to pay its bills on Oct. 18.
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Mortgage rates are notoriously unpredictable, but housing economists expect them to edge up in the coming months. Two items are on this week’s economic calendar could shape the future of mortgage rates. [...]
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If inflation continues to run hot, mortgage rates could move up.
If you have a home equity loan or variable mortgage, pay attention to the Fed.