Federal Reserve


The U.S. Federal Reserve building.

Weekly Wrap: Interest rates, tax reform and big banks

Oct 30, 2015
David Gura and Catherine Rampell join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.
Posted In: Taxes, Federal Reserve, interest rates

How a secret meeting on Jekyll Island led to the Fed

Oct 20, 2015
Author Lowenstein explains the 'patriotic conspiracy' behind the central bank.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, bank, conspiracies, great depression
Bottles of beer and cider produced by Belgian-Brazilian group Anheuser-Busch InBev, (Budweiser, Corona, Stella and Beck's) and British brewer SABMiller (Bulmers and Peroni) line a shelf.

Weekly Wrap: Interest rates, inflation and mergers

Oct 16, 2015
Leigh Gallagher and Felix Salmon join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, inflation, Twitter, mergers
The Fed is going to meet late October to determine whether they should raise interest rates.

A little bit of inflation is actually a good thing

Oct 15, 2015
If consumer prices go up, how will it affect you?
Posted In: Federal Reserve, inflation, interest rates

Why you're still paying that rate on your credit card

Oct 13, 2015
Mortgage rates are down. So are auto loans. What about credit card rates?
Posted In: Credit Cards, credit card interest rates, 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