Fed Funds Rate

September 21, 2010

A Simple Explanation Of The Federal Reserve Statement (September 21, 2010 Edition)

Today, in its 7th meeting of the year, the Federal Open Market Committee voted 9-to-1 to leave the Fed Funds Rate unchanged.
June 24, 2010

A Simple Explanation Of The Federal Reserve Statement (June 23, 2010 Edition)

Today, in its first meeting in 5 weeks, the Federal Open Market Committee voted 9-to-1 to leave the Fed Funds Rate unchanged. The Fed Fund Rate remains within its target range of 0.000-0.250 percent.
April 28, 2010

The Fed Adjourns From A 2-Day Meeting Today And What It Means For Mortgage Rates

The Federal Reserve adjourns from a scheduled, 2-day meeting today. It's one of 8 scheduled Fed meetings for 2010. Upon adjournment, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke & Co. will release a formal statement to the market. In it, the Fed is expected to announce "no change" in the Fed Funds Rate. Mortgage rates, however, WILL change.
April 27, 2010

Just What Is The Federal Reserve Doing?? Here Is A Simple Explanation After Their Meeting (April 28,2010 Edition)

Today, the Federal Open Market Committee voted 9-to-1 to leave the Fed Funds Rate unchanged, in its target range of 0.000-0.250 percent. Mortgage rates are rising this afternoon.
March 16, 2010

A Simple Explanation Of The Federal Reserve Statement (March 16, 2010 Edition)

Today, the Federal Open Market Committee voted 9-to-1 to leave the Fed Funds Rate unchanged, in its target range of 0.000-0.250 percent.
March 16, 2010

A Rate-Locking Strategy For Today’s Fed Meeting

The Federal Open Market Committee adjourns from a scheduled 1-day meeting today, its second of the year. The FOMC has held the Fed Funds Rate in a target range of 0.000-0.250 percent since December 16, 2008, and the voting members of the Fed are expected to vote "no change" again today.