Here's why long-term interest rates don't always move with the Fed.
The FOMC meets this week to set interest rate policy, and it faces a slowing economy with inflation falling.
The Fed presents a united front when it makes decisions, but not everyone on the Federal Open Market Committee has a say on interest rates.
U.S. businesses ramped up hiring in October, and wages rose by the largest year-over-year amount in nearly a decade. In the final major economic report before Tuesday’s congressional elections, the government said U.S. employers added 250,000 jobs in October. The unemployment rate stayed at a five-decade low of 3.7 percent. Classic economic theory predicts at […]
Cost of goods increased 2 percent over the last year, showing growth is just where the Federal Reserve wants it.
In a 30 minute conversation, Chairman Powell discusses tariffs, political pressure on the Fed and wage stagnation.
Robert Kaplan says fiscal policy should bring less debt and focus on economic fundamentals.
How does fiscal policy play into what's happening in the markets?
It's a third time this year that the Fed has increased interest rates.
The Fed does more than just set interest rates.