FOMC: Rates unchanged, tightening bias set
- FOMC Minutes: Funds Rate Use May Be Reconsidered. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;5/23/2013, Vol. 384 Issue 33917, p2
The article focuses on the minutes of the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) that shows the U.S. Federal Reserve is planning to focus on a substitute to the federal funds rate for indicating short-term interest rate levels.
- FOMC Holds Rates; Oil Prices 'Transitory'. Temple-West, Patrick // Bond Buyer;3/16/2011, Vol. 375 Issue 33483, p6
The article reports on the announcement of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) on the move of the Federal Reserve to hold its benchmark interest rate between zero and 0.25% in the U.S.
- FOMC: QE3 Ends, 'Considerable Time' Remains. Siegel, Gary // Bond Buyer;10/30/2014, Vol. 1 Issue 34203, p1
The Federal Reserve will stop its monthly purchases of agency mortgage-backed securities and longer-term Treasury securities under its quantitative easing program, while forward guidance maintains interest rates will remain at zero to 0.25% range, for a "considerable time," the Federal Open...
- Mester Says Fed Should Stress Policy Depends on State of Economy. // Bond Buyer;11/10/2014, Vol. 1 Issue 34208, p1
The Federal Reserve's guidance on the outlook for policy should stress that changes in interest rates depend on shifts in the economy, said Loretta Mester, president of the Cleveland Fed.
- Federal Reserve leaves interest rates unchanged. // Chain Drug Review;9/28/2015, Vol. 37 Issue 15, p12
The article reports on the issue concerning the interest rates, the status of the U.S. Federal Reserve policy, and the role of the rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).
- Fed Officials Stress Gradual Pace of Rate Rises After Liftoff. Matthews, Steve; Boesler, Matthew // Financial-planning.com;11/12/2015, p8
The article talks about the observations of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the U.S. Federal Reserve that only after interest rates are increased will the policy be gradually tightened and discusses the stimulative nature of the prevailing monetary policy stance.
- Three Key Fed Interest Rate Hike Questions: How Soon, How Much and How Many? HARRIS, TODD // Credit Union Journal;11/28/2016, Vol. 20 Issue 24, p06
The author speculates on the increase of interest rates by the Federal Open Market Committee in December 2016. He asserts that an interest rate hike of .25 percent will happen as a way for the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) to stimulate growth before another economic slowdown. The author also...
- A Bleak Future? HASSETT, KEVIN A. // National Review;12/7/2015, Vol. 67 Issue 22, p10
The article discusses the relationship between economic growth and interest rate policy, with a particular focus on the U.S. Federal Reserve's (the Fed's) policy of keeping interest rates low so as to generate economic development. An overview of the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC's)...
- Brian Tora: Another set back for US interest rates? // Money Marketing (Online Edition);3/26/2015, p26
The article discusses aspects of the interest rates in U.S. which would reflect the strength of the nation's economic recovery. The British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne's budget before the general election and the meeting of the Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) in the U.S. is...