Feb 26, 2013 In his semi-annual report to Congress, Ben Bernanke reaffirmed the Federal Reserves bond buying policy, but said monetary policy alone cannot prop up the economy.
Feb 21, 2013 On Wednesday, the central bank released meeting minutes which showed division over whether to continue its stimulative policy of quantitative easing.
Feb 15, 2013 The Federal Reserve said this morning that production at U.S. factories declined last month after two months of gains. Industrial production fell by 0.4 percent.
Jan 30, 2013 With interest rates locked near zero until 6.5 percent unemployment, what's the point of meeting until then?
Jan 24, 2013 Alan Blinder, an economist and former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, discusses why he thinks the government doesn't get enough credit for saving the U.S. economy from a much worse fate.
Jan 21, 2013 Newly released transcripts from 2007 show Federal Reserve officials were slow to act as the economy slid into recession.
Jan 11, 2013 The new government in Tokyo has unveiled a $224 billion stimulus plan in its latest bid to support the world's number three economy.
Jan 9, 2013 The Federal Reserve has released the minutes from its meeting in mid-December where the Fed's announced a major shift in it's policy.
Dec 31, 2012 New data capture the scope of profits at the U.S. Federal Reserve, estimated to be $90 billion this year.