The National Association of Business Economists said about a third of forecasters in its new poll expect the Federal Reserve will hike its target for short-term interest rates this year.
Wonkblog sits down with San Francisco President John Williams for an exclusive hour-long interview on his outlook for policy and the economy over the next few years.
The Federal Reserve spent the past five years driving home a single message: Zero percent interest rates are here to stay. Now it is finally changing its tune.
Fed officials aren’t exactly sure when the right moment to raise rates will be. And that may be the clearest answer they can give.
President Obama’s nominees for Federal Reserve are slated to appear Thursday before the Senate Banking committee for their confirmation hearing. Here’s a quick refresher on who the candidates are.
The U.S. economy added a solid 175,000 jobs in February, despite harsh winter weather that many analysts expected would curtail hiring, according to government data released Friday morning.
In an interview with The Washington Post, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart blamed much of the disappointing data this year on a brutal winter.
The unemployment rate is about to hit 6.5 percent. Does that mean inflation is on its way?
A report released Tuesday is sure to add to the alarm about how the student loan burden could hurt housing recovery.
The Federal Reserve promised it would move slowly in winding down its $1 trillion stimulus program. The jittery past few days in the markets are demonstrating why that might have been a good idea.
Last year, we got to see whether monetary policy could offset fiscal austerity from Congress.
The outgoing chairman reflects on the crisis, the recovery and the tough job of communications over eight years.
The Federal Reserve releases its first Beige Book report for 2014.
A World Bank report suggests that as the Federal Reserve winds down its stimulus program, it won’t be as painful as many investors have feared.
Sometimes, the emotions people have about the economy are just as important as the actual data.
Why the prospective Fed chief should read Larry Summer's op/ed in today's Post.
The Federal Reserve is one of the most powerful entities in American government. This is how it was created.
He lowers rates, they cut unemployment benefits.
Two theories for why markets love the taper so much.
To taper or not to taper? This is what you need to know about the big debate at the Federal Reserve