This time around, it may not be telling us that a recession's on the way.
The Federal Reserve has plans for a new instant payment network, set to launch in 2023 at the earliest. But critics say the Fed's waiting too long, given that a rival instant payment network already exists.
In setting U.S. monetary policy, the Fed is eyeing the global impact of trade wars and other economic troubles.
Unemployment is low. Consumer spending is high. But we're also in a trade war with China, and growth is slowing around the world.
What could this mean for an interest rate cut this month?
Economist Arthur Laffer said the Fed should be "subjected to democracy." But what would that look like?
Inflation and employment are the central bank's mandates. The exchange rate isn't.
Jessica Rett of UCLA helps us parse the central bank's language.
Robert Kaplan, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, on Thursday told Bloomberg that the Fed ought to think about slowing down how quickly it’s shrinking its balance sheet. What’s a balance sheet? It’s a ledger of the Fed’s assets and liabilities that, in the middle of the financial crisis, the Fed expanded as […]
So many workers are disappearing without even a text message that they've caught the Fed's attention.