• Fed lifts interest rates

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point, as anticipated, but left its rate outlook for the coming years unchanged. Roselle Chen reports.
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  • Fed raises interest rate for third time this year

    1 month ago - By Finance Commerce

    WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is raising its key interest rate for the third time this year and foresees three additional hikes in 2018, a vote of confidence that the U.S. economy remains on solid footing 8½ years after the end of the Great Recession. The Fed said Wednesday that it's lifting its short-term rate ...
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  • Economic Roundup: Fed Follows Through With Year-End Rate Hike

    1 month ago - By Economy

    The U.S. central bank raised the target range for the fed funds rate to 1.25% to 1.5%.
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  • Fed Raises Benchmark Interest Rate; Is Third Hike this Year

    1 month ago - By A.M. Best

    The Federal Reserve again moved to increase interest rates on investments by 0.25% - the third such rate increase this year - as the Fed alters monetary policy as the economy grows and the job market ...
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  • Fed lifts interest rates, keeps 2018 policy outlook unchanged

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point on Wednesday, as anticipated, but left its rate outlook for the coming years unchanged even as policymakers projected a short-term acceleration in U.S. economic growth.
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  • Bank shares weigh on S&P 500 after Fed rate hike

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    NEW YORK - The S&P 500 dipped on Wednesday under pressure from the financial sector after the Federal Reserve made a widely expected interest rate hike but kept its rate outlook for coming years even as it projected faster U.S. economic growth.
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  • US stocks moving higher following of Fed rate hike

    US stocks moving higher following of Fed rate hike

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    U.S. stocks were moving higher in afternoon trading Wednesday following the Federal Reserve's widely expected decision to raise short-term interest rates for the third time this year. The central bank also said that the U.S. economy was on sound footing...
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  • Fed Raises Interest Rates Again As Economy Rolls On

    Fed Raises Interest Rates Again As Economy Rolls On

    1 month ago - By NPR

    Policymakers increased a key rate for the third time this year. The quarter-point move indicates the Fed is confident in the economy as it continues to recover from the financial crisis.
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  • Fed boosts key interest rate for third time this year to range of 1.25 percent to 1.5 percent

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    WASHINGTON - Fed boosts key interest rate for third time this year to range of 1.25 percent to 1.5 percent .
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  • Fed hikes rates in sign of economic confidence

    1 month ago - By Inman

    The increase will bump the average 30-year fixed-mortgage rate to 4.15 percent ...
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  • How the Fed Rate Increase Affects Your Mortgage, Car Loan and Credit Card Bill

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    The fifth increase in the Federal Reserve benchmark interest rate since the financial crisis will have a ripple effect on all types of consumer borrowing.
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  • Fed boosts benchmark rate for third time this year

    1 month ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is raising its benchmark interest rate for the third time this year, signaling its confidence that the U.S. economy remains on solid footing 8½ years after the end of the Great Recession.
    The Fed is lifting its short-term rate by a modest quarter-point to a still-low range of 1.25 percent to 1.5 percent. It is also continuing to slowly shrink its bond portfolio. Together, the two steps could lead over time to higher loan rates for consumers and businesses and slightly better returns for savers.
    The central bank says it expects the job market and the economy...
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