FOMC Leaves Rates Alone
- Single-Family Mortgage Bond Prepayments Continue Year-Long Drop. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;08/23/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30960, p5
Reports on the slowdown of single-family-mortgage-revenue bond prepayments in the United States. Impact of the United States Federal Reserve Open Market Committee's decision to raise interest rates; Influence of interest rates on mortgage refinancings; Forecast for mortgage bond prepayments.
- Margin Growth Threatened By End of Fed Rate Cuts? Rieker, Matthias // American Banker;8/22/2001, Vol. 166 Issue 162, p20
Reports on the United States Federal Open Market Committee's lowering of funds rate. Interest rate cuts made by the committee; Effects of weaker credit quality and loan growth on the profits of companies.
- Cut Stirs Hopes for Biggest Lenders. Rieker, Matthias; Moyer, Liz; Mandaro, Laura; Julavits, Robert; Reilly, Patrick; Ackermann, Matt // American Banker;1/4/2001, Vol. 166 Issue 3, p1
Focuses on the renewal of optimism on the possible improvement of credit quality with the announced interest rate cut by the United States Federal Open Market Committee. Warnings made by banking companies of possible loan losses and rising nonperforming assets; Improvement of the American...
- Rate outlook muddy as Fed policymakers to meet. Matthews, Gordon // American Banker;7/1/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 125, p28
Reports that the outlook for interest rates remains muddled as bankers and investors await the gathering of the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee. Observations from Chase Securities Inc. chief economist Charles Lieberman and Norwest Corp. chief economist Sung Won Sohn.
- Fed removes end-date for record low interest rates. // North Western Financial Review;Jan2013, Vol. 198 Issue 1/2, p22
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) has decided to keep the interest rates unchanged until unemployment and inflation reach targets in the country.
- Lenders downplay impact of further easing by the Fed. Timmons, Heather // American Banker;1/16/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 9, p8
Reports on lenders' expectation of the Federal Open Market Committee's pushing of interest rates down at the end of January 1996. Effect on the homebuyer market of corporate downsizing and lack of job security; Federal Reserve's hinting at the possibility of a substantial decrease in rates if...
- FOMC was unanimously against change in May. Koning, Rachel // Bond Buyer;07/02/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30675, p2
Reports on the decision of the members of the United States Federal Reserve System's Federal Open Market Committee on possible rise of interest rates in the United States.
- Inflation. Kruger, Daniel // Bond Buyer;08/21/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30214, p6
Forecasts that moderate third-quarter growth and the absence of strong hints of inflation will hold the Federal Open Market Committee back from raising interest rates in its September 30, 1997 meeting.
- FOMC Releases Meeting Minutes. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;05/18/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31142, p2
Reports on the United States Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) April 18, 2001, decision to lower interest rates. FOMC members' concern about the levels of consumer spending and consumer confidence.