House Passes ‘Audit The Fed’ Bill
The White House has threatened a veto of the FORM Act, saying it would compromise the Federal Reserve's independence.
Second-Quarter GDP Revised Upward to 3.9%
Commerce Department's latest data may support the case for an interest-rate hike this year despite the "global malaise."
Fed Says Economy Still Not Ready for Rate Hike
The Federal Reserve's open market committee says it wants to see further improvement in the labor markets and inflation heading back to near 2%.
Fed Adopts Final Capital Buffer Rule for Banks
Central bank sees the Dodd-Frank mandate as a way for banks to "bear the costs that a failure would impose on others."
Producer Prices Rise for Second Month in a Row
Producer prices grew at double the rate of economists’ expectations in June, indicating inflationary pressures could be on the rise.
June Retail Sales Drop Hints at Slowdown
Retail sales fell 0.3% in June, after rising 1% in May, suggesting the U.S. economy could be slowing.
The Fed’s Interest-Rate Projections: Dotty
A chart intended to provide insight actually sows confusion.
IMF Advises Fed Not To Raise Rates Until 2016
Regardless of timing, higher U.S. policy interest rates could result in "a significant and abrupt rebalancing of international portfolios."
Fed: It’ll Be Different This Time
Federal officials say they intend to keep money "cheap for a long time to come," meaning interest rate increases will be slow and carefully considered.
Fed Sends Record $97B in Profits to Treasury
The U.S central bank had $4.5 trillion in assets at the end of 2014, compared with $850 billion in 2008.