US Federal Reserve System

 Trump names biggest threat to U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump said that the Federal Reserve's policy is the biggest threat to his presidency. "My biggest threat is the Fed," the president said during an interview with FOX Business. …

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Federal Reserve raises interest rates again

The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates again, BBC reports. Officials increased the target for the bank's benchmark rate by 0.25%, to a range of 2%-2.25%. A majority of members also said they expect another rise before the …

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US Fed leaves rates unchanged

The Federal Reserve upgraded its assessment of the U.S. economy, but decided to skip another interest rate increase for now. The central bank's policymaking Federal Open Market Committee voted unanimously to keep the target range …

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Trump criticizes Federal Reserve interest rate policy

U.S. President Donald Trump criticized Federal Reserve policy even though most economists believe the highest inflation in seven years and lowest unemployment in 40 years justify recent interest rate rises and a strong U.S. …

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US Fed raises interest rates amid stronger inflation

The US Federal Reserve raised its benchmark short-term interest rate a quarter percentage point yesterday - to 1.75 percent to 2 percent. "The Committee expects that further gradual increases in the target range for the …

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Fed keeps key rate steady but notes rising inflation

The Federal Reserve is keeping its benchmark interest rate unchanged but says that inflation is climbing after years of being stuck below the Fed's target level, Odessa American reports. The Fed on Wednesday left its key short-term …

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US Fed raises interest rates

The US Federal Reserve raised rates yesterday in its first meeting under Chairman Jerome Powell. "The economic outlook has strengthened in recent months," the Fed said in a statement following its two-day …

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US Federal Reserve leaves rates unchanged

The US Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate unchanged in a range of 1.25% to 1.5%, a relatively low level that the Fed said would help support continued job growth and stronger inflation. The Fed’s economic outlook …

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US Federal Reserve raises interest rates again

The US Federal Reserve has agreed to raise interest rates by 0.25%, the third rate rise in 2017, BBC reports. Policymakers at the US central bank say the move, which was widely expected, underscores "solid" gains in the US …

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US Fed keeps base interest rate at 1-1.25%

The US Federal Reserve System acting as the national central bank has kept the base interest rate at the level of 1-1.25%, the Federal Open Market Committee said after the meeting. Bloomberg poll revealed that only five of one hundred …

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US Fed to decide fate of dollar and ruble

Analysts give different predictions on results of the two-day session of the U.S. Federal Reserve System. The Fed is not expected to increase discount rate at tomorrow's disclosures, but it can give information about reducing its balance …

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US Fed retains interest rate, but not for long

US Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee (FOMC) kept interest rates unchanged, while at the past committee's meeting in mid-June the target rate was raised to 1-1.25% from 0.75-1.0%. The Fed also raised the rate in March, …

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US Fed leaves key interest rate unchanged

The US Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged and said it expected to start winding down its massive holdings of bonds "relatively soon". The US central bank kept its benchmark lending rate in a target range of 1.00 per …

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