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 18, 2013
Newly released transcripts from 2007 show Federal Reserve officials were slow to act as the economy slid into recession.
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.