Fed raises benchmark rate as inflation approaches 2% target
The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark lending rate a quarter point Wednesday and continued to project two more increases this year.
Yellen hints at more aggressive rate path
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left little doubt on Friday that the central bank will raise interest rates this month.
Fed Officials Endorse Gradual Rate Hikes
Many Fed officials are starting to worry that they might be forced to raise interest rates faster because of inflation.
Fed’s Dudley Says Financial Regulation Job Remains Unfinished
Regulators still have not eliminated the threat posed by institutions considered “too big to fail,” Dudley says.
Yellen Sees Hike ‘Relatively Soon’ and Plans to Serve Full Term
Yellen's testimony before a Congressional committee Thursday cemented market expectations for a rate hike in mid-December when Fed policymakers meet.
Fischer says Fed close to reaching goals and lifting rates
The Fed appears poised to raise interest rates, as expected, by the end of the year.
Fed sets up possible December move while leaving rates on hold
Fed officials revealed growing confidence that inflation is on track to reach their 2 percent target.
Fed Sets Up Possible December Hike While Leaving Rates on Hold
Today's FOMC statement said the case for hiking rates has continued to strengthen and inflation is poised to reach the Fed's target.
Two Fed officials offer different views on risks from low rates
Expectations for interest rates remaining low for a long time are becoming entrenched among investors, allowing the Fed to delay raising rates.
Yellen Sees Rates Rising Gradually but Avoids Precise Timing
“Yellen’s speech is clearly aimed at calming nerves” after a weak jobs report, an economist says.