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In a surprise move, the Federal Reserve Board dropped the federal funds rate by half a point and the federal discount rate by a quarter of a point.
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Warning of ‘economic weakness,’ the Fed drops its inflation fight and signals it may drop interest rates at its January meeting.
Market watchers expect Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan will signal that he’s ready to cut rates on Dec. 19, then follow up with actual cuts early next year.
The Federal Reserve Board is poised to start cutting interest rates soon. As a result, consumers should evaluate whether they’re borrowing and saving in the smartest way possible.
Though still concerned about inflation, the Fed continues its wait-and-see approach and keeps rates steady.
The economy is continuing to slow ahead of the Federal Reserve Board’s next policy-setting meeting on Nov. 15, 2000. What outcome should consumers expect and what can borrowers and savers do now to prepare [...]