federal reserve

Fed Lowers a Half Point – I Have a Better Idea

November 6, 2008 • 3 comments

The Federal Reserve’s Open market Committee announced Wednesday it was lowering the federal funds rate to 1%, it’s lowest level since 2004. Yet mortgage rates rose on the news and […]

by Hunter Palmer

The Fed Leaves Key Interest Rate Unchanged

August 6, 2008 • 0 comments

Yesterday, at the Federal Reserve’s regularly scheduled meeting, it was decided to leave the key interest rate at 2%.  Economists had predicted a likelihood of the Fed raising the rate […]

by Jason Koertge

Fed Ready to Cut Rates Again

February 28, 2008 • 0 comments

With oil prices hitting record highs ($100.88) and the dollar falling to $1.51 for 1 Euro, the Federal Reserve is talking about interest rate cuts again. Many are predicting a […]

by Jason Koertge