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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 massive bond-buying program won’t last forever. Here’s what to expect once the taper begins.
Here’s where the nation’s top economists see hiring, the Fed and inflation heading over the next year.
Higher inflation is here, but the big question is whether it’s here to stay or not.
Inflation has a nasty reputation among policymakers, investors and consumers alike.
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Inflation paranoia mounts, while coronavirus variants could derail the recovery. Here’s how it could affect rates.
Bankrate’s poll finds that Americans are re-evaluating what they want from work.
Home equity loan rates should remain steady for the rest of the year.
As the economy rebounds, don’t expect the Fed’s extraordinary support to last forever.
The worst downturn in a lifetime was also the shortest.
The economic winds are shifting, with big implications for housing.
The Fed may be tapering its asset purchases. When, and how quickly it does, could mean changes in the mortgage market.
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