U.S. has 'false economy' and interest rates must change: Trump

Sep 6, 2016

U.S. has 'false economy' and interest rates must change: Trump

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Monday that the U.S. Federal Reserve is keeping interest rates low to prevent an economic downturn and “at some point” the rates must change. “They’re keeping the rates down so that everything else doesn’t go down,” Trump ...

Albeit modest, Fed hikes rates from historic near-zero

Dec 17, 2015

Albeit modest, Fed hikes rates from historic near-zero

The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates after seven years of record lows. But it’s signaling that further rate hikes will likely be made slowly as the economy strengthens further and muted inflation rises. The Fed’s move Wednesday to lift its key rate by ...