Federal Reserve


Janet Yellen's concern about "financial conditions"

Feb 11, 2016
The head of the Federal Reserve is wary of several trends in the economy
Posted In: Janet Yellen, The Fed, Federal Reserve

Central banks and avoiding the next financial collapse

Jan 26, 2016
The U.S. is obsessed with finance, here's a look at why it's time for a pivot.
Posted In: central banks, Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates last month, which has spiked interest in the Fed's December minutes.

A breathless wait for the Fed minutes

Jan 6, 2016
The Federal Reserve releases the minutes from its December meeting.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Fed minutes
The Federal Reserve from in between trees on the National Mall in Washington, DC.

A conversation with a Federal Reserve Governor

Dec 18, 2015
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal talks with Jerome Powell of the Federal Reserve
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The Fed's rate hike is more baby step than leap

Dec 17, 2015
The central bank will give the economy time to adjust before it acts again.
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Here's how the Fed will raise interest rates

Dec 16, 2015
The old way doesn't work anymore. This hike is a big test for a new methodology.
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a press conference following the announcement of an historic rate increase, the first since 2006, in Washington, DC, December 16, 2015.

You asked, we answered: the Fed's rate hike explained

Dec 16, 2015
Everything you need to know about today's big (or is it small?) interest rate bump.
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The central bank's man behind the curtain

Dec 16, 2015
Simon Potter is charged with making a rate hike actually happen.
Posted In: interest rates, Federal Reserve, trading
The Federal Reserve will decide whether to raise interest rates on Thursday.

Raising interest rates like it's 1994

Dec 16, 2015
A look at 4 percent rates via another post-recession era: 1994.
Posted In: recession, interest rates, 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