Fed leaders concluded a two-day policy meeting by leaving interest rates unchanged, as expected, but signaled another rate increase later this year could be necessary.
August dawns with focus on earnings as mega-cap tech companies continue to report even as market leadership appears to be shifting. Meanwhile, the Fed's Jackson Hole symposium late in the month could help set tone as yields remain near recent peaks.
Discover the importance of bond duration as interest rates continue to rise in the United States. Read about the definition and how it gauges interest rate risk.
In a unanimous decision, Federal Reserve policymakers raised the federal funds rate to 5.5%, the highest point since 2001.
With unanimity, the Federal Open Market Committee held the federal funds rate in its current range, but updated projections suggest this rate-hike cycle is not yet over.
The Fed provides a quarterly “dot plot” with its monetary policy projections for the next several years that can help investors glean the Fed’s thinking about the future.
The industrial and precious metals market is a key component for investing, trading, and understanding the market. Learn how this market may affect economic growth and sentiment.
The Federal Reserve responded to last week’s hotter-than-expected CPI report and colder-than-expected consumer sentiment report by raising the overnight rate 75 basis points.
Treasury rates can be thought of as the backbone of the global economy. You can use the yield curve, which is a measure of interest rate expectations, to get an idea of economic conditions and trends.
Annuities might be a good way to protect principal or guarantee retirement income. Learn how rising interest rates might affect annuity rates.
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