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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.
Fed officials care about more than just economic data.
Officials look at specific measures when deciding raise or lower borrowing costs.
This term has major implications for the U.S. economy, monetary policy and your pocketbook.
Sometimes, the Fed breaks out an “unconventional” tool to keep interest rates low.
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The Fed will stay on the sidelines for an extended period, experts predict.
With the Fed likely holding steady on rates for now, short-term CDs still look like a good option.
Will the new voting members be hawkish or dovish on rates?
Savers are still going to have to shop around to get the best CD yields.
Home equity loan rates are expected to stay low and stable.
Credit card interest rates will likely hold steady and remain high throughout the year.
The Federal Reserve’s latest interest rate decision looks all but locked in.
The U.S. economy is going to be walking a fine line over the next year.
Will it be enough to keep the economic expansion going?