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‘Big mistake’ — Trump blasts Fed for curbing growth and shackling stocks by hiking interest rates

The president said US economic growth would be close to 4% and the Dow could be more than a third higher with lower interest rates.

The Fed says interest rates are likely to remain at historically low levels — for now

Federal Reserve officials saw fewer risks to the economy at the end of 2019 and predicted there would be no need to adjust interest rates this year.
The corner stone of The New York Federal Reserve Bank is seen in New York's financial district March 25, 2015.

In the wake of its recent crisis, the Fed boosts repo operations to calm lending worries before the new year

The expansions arrive as banks look to prove liquidity in end-of-year tests, likely reining in free cash and pulling the key lending rate higher.

The Fed omitted key words from its latest rate-cut decision. Here’s what the ‘act as appropriate’ phrase means, and why it was left ...

Investors view the phrase as a signal the bank is considering future cuts, and its omission hints at a pause to rate changes.
Recent FOMC decisions have delivered hawkish shocks more frequently

Goldman Sachs sees a more ‘hawkish’ stance from Jerome Powell after the Fed’s likely third rate cut this year

Goldman says today to keep an eye on the language used by the Fed chair, whom the bank says will probably shift to favor tighter policy going forward.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell

The Fed announces plans to purchase $60 billion in Treasurys per month to better control its most important tool

The new actions are "purely technical" and are meant to maintain a steady interest rate within the Fed's desired window, a Friday press release said.

The Fed just cut interest rates for the 2nd time this year. Here’s what the decrease means for your wallet.

The Federal Reserve's latest interest rate cut will affect all different types of non-mortgage loans like credit card rates.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell.

US stocks are set to drop after the Fed’s ‘hawkish shift’ tempers hopes for further rate cuts

The Fed cut rates by 25 basis points to counter slowing growth and the trade war, saying "moderate" action is enough for now. Oil rose 0.7% to about $64.

Oil declines while stocks are muted as ‘all eyes are on the Fed’ on rate-decision day

Traders are weighing Saudi oil supply and Fed policy. "How many more there are to come?" asks one analyst of Fed rate cuts.

Stocks are whipsawing as traders await a key US jobs report and Fed Chair Powell’s speech

Traders were divided ahead of monthly nonfarm payrolls data and the Federal Reserve Chair's comments.