Apr 18, 2014
Kai talks with Felix Salmon from Reuters and Catherine Rampell of the Washinton Post about the week's biggest economic news.
Feb 12, 2014
...not to mention the Federal Reserve and treasury yields.
Jan 14, 2014
The Fed is testing out new tools to fight inflation that may be coming down the road.
Nov 26, 2013
There's a financial cost to mortgages that stay at the same interest rate for 30 years, but there are also social benefits.
Nov 25, 2013
Lending money for 30 years at a fixed interest rate isn't attractive to banks. So how did 30-year fixed-rate mortgages come to be the standard?
Oct 30, 2013
The Federal Reserve reaffirmed, to no one's surprise, that its stimulus will continue.
Jul 26, 2013
The compromise approved by the Senate puts a ceiling on the interest rates for undergraduate student loans.
Jul 12, 2013
As Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase kick off bank earnings season, it's a chance to see the effect rising interest rates are having on our nation's banks.
Jul 8, 2013
The yield on the 10-year Treasury note -- the benchmark for U.S. interest rates -- was up this morning following Friday's somewhat positive jobs report.
Jul 2, 2013
You hear it again and again as if it's a natural law: "bond prices decline inversely as interest rates rise." Here's why they do.