What will happen with inflation, interest rates and housing? Here’s what to expect in the next two years, and what could go wrong.
How does the Fed affect the rest of us? Here's an explainer, and when to expect lower prices for groceries, possibly higher unemployment, and what you can do for now
The Fed is trying to get inflation back down to 2%, but is that too low for the good of the economy?
The precise level of inflation the Federal Reserve should target is less critical for the U.S. economy than making sure prices rise in a slow and predictable manner, experts said.
Gold prices settle on Friday with a loss, with the yellow metal holding onto a modest weekly climb on the back of overall weakness in U.S. dollar softened. Traders are looking ahead to next week's U.S. inflation data and F...
Financial markets think the Fed is going to skip an interst rate hike at its June meeting and focus its attention on July, but some economists think the central bank will hike rates next week anyway.
Persistent inflation is likely to keep U.S. interest rates high through 2023 and leave the U.S. susceptible to recession, financial-industry economists say.
Want to live in these 11 cities? You’ll need to make at least $100,000 to avoid being ‘rent burdened,’ researchers say.
New rental data "perfectly" illustrates the housing-affordability crisis, an economist says.
Recently retired Kansas City Fed President Esther George said the U.S. is likely to "have higher inflation and higher interest rates for some time."
Americans are still worried about rising prices, even while inflation cools.
Opinion Pausing interest-rate hikes would saddle Americans with much higher inflation than the Fed’s 2% target
The Fed is struggling to engineer low inflation and a 'soft landing' for the U.S. economy, writes Peter Morici.
Eurozone inflation fell more than expected in May on slowing food and declining energy prices, as underlying pressures also eased.
Inflation increased at a slower pace in May, a Federal Reserve survey found, but the economy expanded again and suggested price pressures are unlikely to ease.
As long as you're not running up debt, strategic spending with credit cards can earn you rewards that provide a budgetary buffer against inflation.
The chief of The Richmond Federal Reserve said high inflation probably won't dissipate quickly barring a sharper slowdown in the U.S. economy.
A survey of consumer confidence slipped in May to a six-month low of 102.3, as Americans remained gloomy about the economy and said jobs were getting harder to find.
Stocks returned 8% over the last decade, adjusted for inflation. Vanguard isn’t that optimistic for the next 10 years.
Even after last year's dismal returns, stocks adjusted for inflation still posted above-average returns for the decade.
‘The economy is still too hot for the Fed’: Chance of June rate hike rises further above 50% after inflation data
Data showing U.S. inflation stuck in the 4%-5% range last month is boosting the likelihood of another Federal Reserve rate hike in June.
Consumer spending jumped 0.8% in April as Americans bought more new cars and other goods and services, underscoring the resilience of the U.S. economy in the face of higher interest rates.
The cost of goods and services rose 0.4% in April and inflation appears to have gotten stuck in the 4% to 5% range, complicating the Fed's interest-rate decision.
Boston Fed President Collins said signs of waning inflation suggest the central bank may be "at, or near, the point" where it can stop raising interest rates.
As more businesses are seeing consumer pessimism, these voices of experience offer solutions that can be strong defenses during inflation.
Federal Reserve Gov. Chris Waller is undecided on whether to support another increase in U.S. interest rates in June, but he won't back a "pause," either.
HSBC favors risky assets precisely because the economic outlook is unclear.