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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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The rates war begins There’s a war brewing among the nation’s top online banks. They’re battling it out behind the scenes, competing to offer savers the best interest rates.
Which famous sax man was Greenspan’s pal? Here are some Fed tidbits you may not know.
Don’t bet on the Fed raising interest rates. Here’s why it may leave them alone.
The recent Fed rate hike affects private student loans, too. Borrowers might want to take a second look at their most recent billing statements.
Bankrate delivers the latest news to you.
The upcoming Fed policy meeting may be just a dull sequel, which is fine by Wall Street.
Since the recession hit in 2008, the Fed has added weapons to its rate-setting arsenal.
From the Great Depression to QE, the Fed has steered the economy in and out of hard times.
Heard about how the Fed killed JFK? This and other myths clutter the Fed’s legacy.
When it comes to mortgages, a short term is better if you can handle the bigger payments.