interest rates


Saving seniors hope for higher interest rates

Sep 17, 2015
So do pension fund managers.
Posted In: interest rates, Fed, The Fed
Workers from HMSHost, an airport food-service company, along with union representatives threaten a strike against HMSHOST at the Miami International Airport last December because of wages.

Low wages partly to blame for stagnant inflation rates

Sep 16, 2015
Frozen wages and a changing economy are limiting consumer demand, despite growth.
Posted In: inflation, Fed, wages, 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
Think of the yield curve in terms of Chutes and Ladders.

Why you should care about the yield curve

Sep 9, 2015
It reflects what investors think will happen to the economy.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, interest rates, yield, yield curve, bonds, Treasuries, whiteboard
Federal Reserve Bank Chair Janet Yellen holding a news conference back in March in Washington, D.C. The Federal Reserve may raise interest rates this month, though many have doubt the move.

Weekly Wrap: August jobs report and interest rates

Sep 4, 2015
Leigh Gallagher and John Carney join Amy Scott to recap the week.
Posted In: jobs report, interest rates, Federal Reserve

China cuts interest rates yet again

Aug 25, 2015
China's Central Bank has stepped in after another index drop.
Posted In: China, stock market, interest rates