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Mortgage Rates Have Stalled Since June
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Mortgage Rates Have Stalled Since June

Freddie Mac projects mortgage rates below 4% through 2017. Read more

Yellen Lays Groundwork for December Rate Hike
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Yellen Lays Groundwork for December Rate Hike

The Hill reporter Peter Schroeder says signs point to an interest rate hike this... Read more

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Fed to Consider Rate Hike at Next Meeting Fed to Consider Rate Hike at Next Meeting

The Hill reporter Peter Schroeder dissects the Fed's move to hold off on raising interest rates—at least until its next meeting. Read more

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Fed Plan to Exit QE on Deck

The Federal Reserve will drop its promise to keep rates near zero for a "considerable time" after it ends its bond-buying program, paving the way for a first Fed rate hike in June 2015, a top Wall Street economist predicted on Friday. Read more

Quantitative Squeezing on Tap
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Quantitative Squeezing on Tap

Reuters staffers Ann Saphir and Michael Flaherty report that the U.S. Federal... Read more

Why the Fed Won't Go Pop
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Why the Fed Won't Go Pop

New York Times staffer Jesse Eisinger writes that central bankers have seen signs... Read more

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Greenspan: 'Construction Is Dead in the Water' Greenspan: 'Construction Is Dead in the Water'

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said the U.S. economic rebound has been hindered by a slump in the construction industry. Read more

The 3% Control More Than Half the Nation's Wealth
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The 3% Control More Than Half the Nation's Wealth

CNN/Money's Emily Jane Fox reports on a new study from the Federal Reserve that... Read more

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A Guided Tour of American Families' Financial Well-Being A Guided Tour of American Families' Financial Well-Being

New York Times Upshot columnist Neil Irwin looks at the latest update to the Federal Reserve's Survey of Consumer Finances, which says the economic recovery has not resulted in higher incomes for anyone other than those who were already doing well. Read more

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Fear of Rejection Among Top 3 Reasons for Not Buying Fear of Rejection Among Top 3 Reasons for Not Buying

Washington Post staffer Dina ElBoghdady reports on a Federal Reserve Bank of New York study that indicates that about 41% of renters feel they don't have good enough credit to qualify for a mortgage, and may not apply for one. Read more

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