Federal Open Market Committee

Federal Open Market Committee Raises Interest Rates

Federal Open Market Committee Raises Interest Rates As The Country Recovers From The Covid-19 Pandemic. Fed Plan 6 More Rate Increases The Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in four years. Thus, marking an end to the easy money that gave rise to the hottest mortgage […]

Feds Say Expect “Small Taper”

Ryan Smith, MPA Magazine The Federal Reserve could decide on a “small taper” at its policymakers’ meeting next week, according to a Fed official. The agency’s Federal Open Market Committee is scheduled to meet Dec. 17-18, but is expected by many economists to leave its $85bn-per-month bond-buying program in place. But St. Louis Fed President […]

Fed likely to continue MBS purchases to secure housing recovery

Christina Mlynski, Housing Wire The Federal Open Market Committee has another distinct opportunity in its latest Federal Open Market Committee statement to argue its third-round of open-ended quantitative easing is working, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch ($11.32 -0.06%). The FOMC wraps up the meeting today and will release the minutes weeks from now, but analysts already expect ongoing […]

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