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 23, 2011 Some economists advocate borrowing the money to pay for extending tax cuts and unemployment benefits.
Dec 23, 2011 This year may go on record as the worst for new-home sales since anyone started keeping record.
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
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 12, 2011 The Federal Reserve's interest rate committee holds its last meeting of the year tomorrow. The Fed hopes to soon make its actions more easily understandable to individuals and business owners.
Dec 12, 2011 Between July to September of this year, bank credit lending was up 10 percent -- the highest rate since before the Lehman Brothers collapse in 2008.
Dec 12, 2011 The Federal Reserve is talking about being more upfront about its projections and its targets for short-term interest rates, and its view of the jobs picture, and inflation.