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WASHINGTON (NPR) — The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged Wednesday, but signaled that future rate hikes are still possible if that’s what it takes to curb stubborn inflation. This was… Read More
WASHINGTON (NPR) — The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged Wednesday, but signaled that it’s open to additional rate hikes in the future, if necessary, to combat stubborn inflation. “In… Read More
WASHINGTON (NPR) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said on Friday inflation is still too high, and he warned that restoring price stability will likely require an extended period of… Read More
Updated February 1, 2023 at 6:12 PM ET WASHINGTON (NPR) — The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter percentage point Wednesday, its eighth increase in less than a… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The government’s official scorecard shows a rebound in economic growth during the late summer and early fall. But analysts say it overstates the strength of the… Read More
Updated September 21, 2022 at 2:07 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The Federal Reserve ordered another super-sized jump in interest rates today, and signaled that additional rate hikes are… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Analysts in Ohio are keeping a watchful eye on certain decisions made on the federal level to address the problem of inflation, with the… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The Federal Reserve ordered the largest interest hike in more than two decades Wednesday as part of its escalating campaign to battle stubbornly high inflation. The… Read More
Updated March 4, 2022 at 9:08 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Hiring accelerated sharply last month as U.S. employers added 678,000 jobs, the largest gain since last July, and… Read More
The Fed is pushing back against a request from Treasury to wind down emergency lending programs set up in the wake of the coronavirus.
The Federal Reserve is adjusting its long-range policy on inflation and employment. The central bank said it’s now more concerned with prices that are too low than with runaway inflation.
The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged Wednesday and signaled that no more rate hikes may be necessary this year amid signs of economic slowing.