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Why has it taken so long for savings account interest rates to start rising?
The national average is still a paltry 0.13%, according to Bankrate, even as the Federal Reserve hikes interest rates.
Supply chains are still disrupted, corporate economists report
A record-high percentage of firms are facing supply shortages, the National Association for Business Economics found, and most are passing cost increases om to customers.
Reading the Federal Reserve minutes can feel like hours, but Fed watchers still pore over them
For those who understand Fed lingo, the minutes can hint at divisions or disagreements, and where Fed policy may be headed.
The Fed was unusually chatty Tuesday
Five public speeches? Even for increasingly communicative central bankers, that's a lot.
It's time for the Federal Reserve's annual game of musical chairs
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.
The Fed talks interest rates with an eye toward the yield curve
The Federal Open Market Committee begins its two-day meeting today to talk interest rates. The Fed is expected to raise its target rate by a quarter of a point for the second time this year. And with unemployment reaching a new low last month and inflation creeping up, analysts expect officials to keep raising rates […]
Yellen leads her last Fed meeting
Chair of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen ends a cautious four-year run. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.