FOMC Votes to Cut Short-Term Rates
- FOMC Retains Vow to Keep Rates Low Until Mid-2013. Glazier, Kyle // Bond Buyer;12/14/2011, Vol. 378 Issue 33632, p2
The article reports that the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) has retained its promise to keep the federal funds rate low at zero to 0.25% through the middle of 2013 in the U.S.
- FED MEETS EARLY FOR DRAMATIC BORROWING-RATE CUTS. // CardLine;1/25/2008, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p9
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee to lower its federal-funds and discount rate targets each by 75 basis points in the morning of January 29, 2008. The Fed's target for the federal funds rate, which is the interest rate banks charge each other for...
- FOMC: Tightening bias, no change in rates. Koning, Rachel // Bond Buyer;10/06/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30741, p2
Reports that the United States Federal Open Market Committee has left federal funds rate at 5.25 percent. Shift toward tighter monetary policy; Implications of tight labor market and increase in wages.
- How Low Will Alan Go? McClenahen, John S.; Purdum, Traci // Industry Week/IW;Dec2001/Jan2002, Vol. 250 Issue 15, p79
Forecasts the interest rates that will be implemented by the Federal Open Market Committee in the United States in 2002. Reduction in the federal funds rate; Factors which effectively removed inflation as an economic threat; Expectation on the second half of 2002.
- FED CUTS FEDERAL FUNDS AND DISCOUNT RATES. // CardLine;9/21/2007, Vol. 7 Issue 38, p18
The article reports on the decision of the Federal Reserve Bank's Federal Open Market Committee to cut its target for the federal funds rate by 50 basis points, to 4.75%. The move comes after more than a year in which the Fed had kept the target rate at 5.25%. The discount rate, which will now...
- Federal funds rate band (US). // International Dictionary of Finance, 4th Edition;2003, p100
Information on the term "federal funds rate band" of the U.S. is presented. It denotes the target range within which the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) expects the Federal funds rate to vary as specified in the FOMC minutes.
- CU Officials Applaud Fed's Rate Boost. Ghosh, Palash // Cujournal.com;12/17/2015, p1
After years of interest rates near 0%, credit unions were pleased by the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee decision to raise the Fed Funds rate.
- Munis End Weaker; Fed Funds Rate Unchanged. Scarchilli, Michael; Herman, Jack // Bond Buyer;9/17/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32963, p2
The article reports that the U.S. federal funds rate remain unchanged despite the country's weaker municipal market. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) held the federal funds rate target unchanged at 2%. It notes that the funds' participants deal with the fallout from the Chapter 11...
- Munis Weaker as Fed Decides to Hold Rate. Herman, Jack // Bond Buyer;6/26/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32907, p2
The article reports that the Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) announcement of its decision to hold the federal funds rate at 2 percent has weakened the municipal market. According to Municipal Market Data, the ratio between triple-A-rated general obligation bonds and Treasury bonds was...
- Cracking the Conundrum. // Working Papers -- U.S. Federal Reserve Board's Finance & Economi;2007, preceding p1
The article discusses the problems occurred concerning the decrease of long-maturity yields and forward despite increase of the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) federal funds rate by 4.25 percentage from 2004 to 2006. It states that the combination of financial market volatility and...