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The Fed announces plans to purchase $60 billion in Treasurys per month to better control its most important tool

The new actions are "purely technical" and are meant to maintain a steady interest rate within the Fed's desired window, a Friday press release said.

The Fed just cut interest rates for the 2nd time this year. Here’s what the decrease means for your wallet.

The Federal Reserve's latest interest rate cut will affect all different types of non-mortgage loans like credit card rates.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell.

US stocks are set to drop after the Fed’s ‘hawkish shift’ tempers hopes for further rate cuts

The Fed cut rates by 25 basis points to counter slowing growth and the trade war, saying "moderate" action is enough for now. Oil rose 0.7% to about $64.

Oil declines while stocks are muted as ‘all eyes are on the Fed’ on rate-decision day

Traders are weighing Saudi oil supply and Fed policy. "How many more there are to come?" asks one analyst of Fed rate cuts.

Stocks are whipsawing as traders await a key US jobs report and Fed Chair Powell’s speech

Traders were divided ahead of monthly nonfarm payrolls data and the Federal Reserve Chair's comments.
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Trump attacks the Fed’s policies again, saying the US economy does not have a ‘tariff problem’

"We don't have a Tariff problem (we are reigning in bad and/or unfair players), we have a Fed problem," Trump said. "They don't have a clue!"
A home in the elite DC suburb of Chevy Chase, Maryland.

An elite neighborhood outside DC that’s home to high-powered lawyers, ex-politicians, and Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell is in chaos ove...

Jerome Powell's wife Elissa Leonard is at the center of a controversy over a dog park in the wealthy enclave of Chevy Chase Village.

Fed Chair Jerome Powell is giving a speech this week, and traders will be listening closely for any hints of further interest-rate cuts

The Federal Reserve trimmed interest rates for the first time in a decade last month, and traders are hungry for more cuts.
More tariffs would increase inflation, Goldman says. That's a concern for the Fed.

Trump is goading the Fed into cutting rates again — and it’s working

"The tariff announcement tilts the risks toward deeper cuts and raises our subjective odds of a September cut from 60% to 80%," says Goldman Sachs.