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Fed keeps rate near zero and sees brighter economy in 2021

Le Dec 16, 2020
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The Federal Reserve said that it will keep buying government bonds until the economy makes “substantial” progress. The Fed also said after its latest policy meeting that it will keep its short-term benchmark interest rate pegged near zero. https://t.co/ygBixNwtDH
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it will keep buying government bonds until the economy makes “substantial” progress, a step intended to reassure financial markets and...

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The Federal Reserve said that it will keep buying government bonds until the economy makes “substantial” progress. The Fed also said after its latest policy meeting that it will keep its short-term benchmark interest rate pegged near zero. https://t.co/ygBixNwtDH
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Fed keeps rate near zero and sees brighter economy in 2021

Fed keeps rate near zero and sees brighter economy in 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it will keep buying government bonds until the economy makes “substantial” progress, a step intended to reassure financial markets ...

Federal Reserve cuts US interest rates for third time this year

Federal Reserve cuts US interest rates for third time this year

But central bank’s reluctance to further reduce borrowing costs could rile Donald Trump

Federal Reserve announces first emergency rate cut since the financial crisis

Federal Reserve announces first emergency rate cut since the financial crisis

The Federal Reserve slashed interest rates by half a percentage point on Tuesday, a bold attempt to give the US economy a jolt in the face of concerns about the coronavirus outbreak.

Fed: Brighter forecast but challenging months still ahead

Fed: Brighter forecast but challenging months still ahead

Despite optimism over coronavirus vaccine distribution, other economic signals have worsened.

Trump wants Fed to cut interest rates to zero or below. Here's what it could mean for you.

Trump wants Fed to cut interest rates to zero or below. Here's what it could mean for you.

Trump wants the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates to zero or below. That could mean lower borrowing costs but also meager bank savings rates.

Coronavirus: US in emergency rate cut as coronavirus spreads

Coronavirus: US in emergency rate cut as coronavirus spreads

America's central bank makes the biggest interest rate cut since the financial crisis.

Fed Unveils Plan to Expand Balance Sheet but Insists It’s Not Q.E.

Fed Unveils Plan to Expand Balance Sheet but Insists It’s Not Q.E.

The Federal Reserve is acting after a shortage of dollars in an obscure corner of the financial markets required intervention.

U.S. Adds 130,000 Jobs in August as Hiring Slows Down

U.S. Adds 130,000 Jobs in August as Hiring Slows Down

Economists had projected employers would add 150,000 jobs. The unemployment rate stayed at 3.7%, while wages grew 3.2% from a year earlier.

The Fed's improved economic projections see US GDP fully rebounding by year-end 2021

The Fed's improved economic projections see US GDP fully rebounding by year-end 2021

The median estimate of 4.2% growth next year completely offsets the projected slump of 2.4% from the coronavirus pandemic.

The Federal Reserve has taken massive steps to help markets. Here’s what’s left in its arsenal

The Federal Reserve has taken massive steps to help markets. Here’s what’s left in its arsenal

Investors will be watching closely in the coming days to see what else the central bank has to offer to help the economy.

Fed takes emergency steps to slash rates and ease bank rules

Fed takes emergency steps to slash rates and ease bank rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve took massive emergency action Sunday to try to help the economy withstand the coronavirus by slashing its benchmark interest rate to near zero and ...