Heidi N. Moore
Jan 26, 2012 Durable goods purchases were up in December, reinforcing the feeling that the economy is making a recovery. Should we believe the hype?
Jan 26, 2012 The chairman of the Federal Reserve will be leading an undergraduate course on the Fed and its role in the economy. How are students reacting?
Heidi N. Moore
Jan 24, 2012 Tomorrow the Federal Reserve Bank will let all 17 members of its committee publicly reveal they think will happen to interest rates in the coming months and years. Will this be good news for nervous markets?
Jan 12, 2012 The Federal Reserve's Beige Book is a review of economic trends in the country. The Fed's method of gathering data on the economy is pretty simple, though: Just calling around and asking.
Jan 12, 2012 The minutes of Alan Greenspan's last meeting as chairman of the Federal Reserve were released today. It reveals some praising words from then-president of the New York Federal Reserve, Timothy Geithner.
Jan 3, 2012 That's instead of the usual 'for the foreseeable future' thing they usually do. The Fed is striving to be more open in its communication.
Dec 30, 2011 Low interest rates and low inflation will help play into policy decisions, such as the future of the Federal Reserve.
Dec 28, 2011 The Obama administration hopes that the Senate will approve its two appointees -- one Democrat, one Republican -- to the Federal Reserve board.
Dec 13, 2011 Former Fed economist Gary Shilling says it is unlikely the Fed will change the zero percent interest rate anytime soon, and when it does, the shift will be more the effect than the cause of a booming economy.
Dec 13, 2011 Federal Reserve officials are expected to announce that they will keep interest rates near zero, a level that has remained steady since the financial crisis