Find the latest news and commentary on the Federal Reserve, meeting notes and board members. Learn more about how the Federal Reserve impacts your money.
Joblessness has surged to catastrophic levels not seen for nearly a century.
It’s not as if the Fed goes out and contacts every U.S. lender.
The Fed’s actions have a great deal of influence on your money.
This wonky term has major implications for the U.S. economy, monetary policy and your pocketbook.
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Rate changes by the Fed affect mortgages, credit card debt, auto loan rates and savings differently. We look at how the changes affect an average couple’s finances.
Ever-gloomier economic news means more experts bet that the Fed will drop rates another half-point Tuesday.
A look at the Federal Reserve Board rate moves and what it means to our economy. NOTE: This story will be live shortly after the Fed announcement on Tuesday afternoon.
How do the latest cuts affect your finances? The news you need to know. NOTE: This story will go live shortly after the Federal Reserve Board announcement Tuesday afternoon.
Not fluent in Fed? Here’s the plain-English translation. NOTE: This story will go live shortly after the Federal Reserve Board announcement Tuesday afternoon.
Expect another half-percent cut when the Fed meets on Tuesday.
Moving quickly to bolster sagging consumer confidence, the Federal Reserve Board drops rates another half percent.
A graphical look at how the Fed’s interest rate cuts have — and sometimes have not — been reflected in other interest rates.
All eyes turn today toward the Federal Reserve Board. Here’s how it works and what it does.
Use these strategies to minimize overall borrowing costs and maximize savings returns.