Tag : Interest rates

Fed Raises Interest Rates

December 14, 2016

A statement released today by the Federal Reserve indicated that the Federal Open Market Committee voted unanimously to raise the target range for the federal funds rate to .25% to .75%, effective … Read More

Report: Prices Surge as New Home Sales Reach Eight Year High

May 24, 2016

A story today from Reuters says that U.S. single-family home sales surged to a more than eight-year high in April and prices hit a record high, offering further evidence of … Read More

Fed Raises Interest Rates For First Time in Nine Years

December 16, 2015

The Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that it would raise short-term interest rates for the first time in nine years, the New York Times reports. The FOMC will gradually raise … Read More


April 22, 2015

Fed Policy Update: “Patience”