For most Americans, the Fed's decision to cut interest rates could mean a reprieve in escalating borrowing costs. At the same time, savings account rates may fall.
Additional rate cut may be necessary if US-China trade war persists, former top Fed official says
The rate cut would act as a sort of "cushion" for the U.S. economy as the trade dispute weighs on business and consumer confidence, former Fed official Donald Kohn says.
Should The Fed Cut Rates In June?
If The Fed Cuts Rates Next Month, This Is What Happens Next
On 13 occasions the futures market expected a cut in the rate the day prior to a scheduled FOMC meeting. The Fed cut rates in all 13 instances
Powell Hints Fed Will Cut Rates If Needed Over Trade Wars
Chairman Jerome Powell didn’t explicitly say what the Federal Reserve would do. But expectations are rising that the Fed will cut rates at least once and possibly two or more times before year’s end, in part because of the consequences of the trade war.
It's 2:00:01PM On Wednesday And The Fed Just Cut Rates: What Happens Next?
How the Fed Rate Cut Influences Mortgage Rates
Last week, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) voted to lower the Federal benchmark interest rate. As a result, average mortgage rates have trended lower. When you’re shoppin
What the Fed's rate cut means for you
Here's how the change may affect consumers' credit cards, mortgages and savings' accounts.
Here's how the Fed rate cut affects you
For consumers, lower rates do mean cheaper loans, which can impact your mortgage, home equity loan, credit card, student loan tab and car payment. n the flip side, you'll earn less interest on savings accounts, and in some cases, lose buying power over time.
What the Fed’s Rate Cut Means for Your Buyers
The Federal Reserve’s decision Wednesday to lower interest rates—the first time since 2008—is intended to stave off an economic downturn.
What the Fed rate cut means for retirees
Last week's interest-rate cut by the Federal Reserve could squeeze retirees, who may see yields on certain investments decline. This article reviews several ways retirees may be affected.
How the Fed Rate Cut Impacts Your Wallet
On Wednesday, the Fed announced it was cutting its benchmark interest rate by one quarter of a percentage point, its second rate cut this year. 'When the Fed raises or reduces the cost of money, it affects...
What Does The Fed Rate Cut Tell Us?
The cut is likely a positive for the economy and markets.
What the Fed’s rate cut means for you
The Federal Reserve has cut its benchmark interest rate again, big news for the U.S. economy but something that will likely have a muted impact...
One of the greatest potential sources of confusion for prospective mortgage borrowers is the relationship between the Fed and mortgage rates. While the Fed's policy changes absolutely have a big impact on all sorts of interest rates (including mortgages), a drop in the Fed's policy rate DOES NOT result
Why a Fed Rate Cut Might Mean Higher Rates
There is a lot of confusion about Fed rate cuts/hikes as they relate to mortgage rates. Too frequently, media coverage suggests a Fed rate cut would coincide with lower mortgage rates and vice versa. But in practice it can be just the opposite!
What does Fed rate cut mean for Virginia? Industries
Why Stocks Will Plunge 18% by Year-End Despite Fed Rate Cuts
Several prominent strategists advise investors to brace for a big market drop on signs of weakness in earnings, manufacturing and the consumer.
How a Fed rate cut could impact the housing market
Movement in the federal funds rate can impact mortgage rates.
Will Fed rate cuts alleviate the cash flow concerns of transport companies?