Federal Reserve


Lovers embrace, likely because of their high credit scores.

Similar credit scores = true love

Oct 2, 2015
You had me at '850.'
Posted In: credit scores, Federal Reserve, romance, love
Bank of American didn't do so well on its stress test back in March.

Can Bank of America make the grade?

Sep 30, 2015
The nation's second-largest bank gets another chance to pass its stress test.
Posted In: Bank of America, Federal Reserve, Stress Test, too big to fail
Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen answers questions at a news conference following a Federal Open Market Committee meeting Thursday in Washington, D.C. The committee reaffirmed its view that the current target range for the federal funds rate

Weekly Wrap: Interest rates and government shutdowns

Sep 18, 2015
Leigh Gallagher and David Gura join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, government shutdown, interest rates, Federal Reserve, republican debate
The Federal Reserve decided to hold its key interest rate locked at zero on Thursday.

Why banks are disappointed in the Fed

Sep 18, 2015
With revenues under pressure, commercial lenders had been hoping for a rate hike.
Posted In: Banks, Federal Reserve, interest rates

The Banker's Almanac: A guide to interest rates

Sep 16, 2015
One comedian makes some predictions about the Fed's decision.
Posted In: interest rates, weather, Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve
Homeowners are one group that will be an upset with an interest rate hike.

Homeowners, techies will be sad when Fed raises rates

Sep 16, 2015
With rates near zero for so many years, who's benefited? Borrowers.
Posted In: interest rates, Federal Reserve, homeowners
Federal Reserve Bank Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference following a meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee Wednesday in Washington, D.C.

Hype may be worse than reality when rate hike comes

Sep 16, 2015
Some economists say the Federal Reserve meeting may be anticlimactic.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, interest rates, Janet Yellen
The Federal Reserve will decide whether to raise interest rates on Thursday.

Here's why an interest-rate increase is inevitable

Sep 15, 2015
Sure, cheap money is great. But it can't last forever.
Posted In: inflation, interest rates, Federal Reserve

How does the Federal Reserve raise rates, anyway?

Sep 14, 2015
Getting banks and other lenders to fall in line isn't as easy as you might think.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, interest rates, financial crisis