Mar 21, 2013 The Federal Reserve is finishing up a meeting today in Washington, to which many economists and investors are looking for signs of just how long the central bank intends to keep up its aggressive monetary easing.
Mar 7, 2013 As the Federal Reserve issues its annual stress test results for big banks, the question is do they have enough cash to survive a deep recession, a 50 percent stock market fall and 12 percent unemployment?
Feb 27, 2013 Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has warned members of Congress that the sequester's spending cuts, which kick in on Friday, will harm the already fragile economic recovery.
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.