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Crash course Federal Reserve: Part two

The Federal Reserve System, Part Two Tools and Relevance in Reporting This is part two of a series about the Federal Reserve System. You can view part one here. William

Crash course Federal Reserve: Part one

The Federal Reserve System, Part One History, Purpose and Structure The Federal Reserve System is a quasi-government body that impacts the lives of every citizen each day, yet most people

A rise in the interest rate can impact any consumer's wallet. (Image by "stevepb" via Pixabay, CCO Public Domain)

How to localize federal rate hikes

When Janet Yellen announced a quarter-percent raise in the Federal Reserve interest rate earlier in March, government bonds dipped while stocks ticked upward. The Fed is expected to make at least


10 government agencies to follow on Twitter

Government agencies offer great information, reports and official data. As a business journalist, or if you cover money in your beat, follow these federal agencies on Twitter for news and insight

Will the Fed raise interest rates this week?

Federal Reserve watchers have waited all year for the central bank to raise interest rates. No doubt your editor has wondered the same thing. The wait could be over this

Janet Yellen expects interest rate hike

Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen said she expects the Fed to raise interest rates by the end of the year during a speech to the City Club of Cleveland on Friday. Yellen

Fed to keep interest rates low as savers suffer

Well, Wall Street certainly appreciated news from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday that the central bank would refrain from changing its near zero-interest rate policy for a ‘considerable time.’   As

Bartering, cash-free options help sellers and buyers

Bitcoin is getting a lot of attention these days; the digital person-to-person currency system says the value of Bitcoins worldwide surpassed $1.5 billion in August. And as CNBC reports, regulators are

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