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For the first time in a decade, the federal funds rate went up. And yes, you should care about that, because it could have a major impact on your finances. - The Penny Hoarder http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/what-a-higher-federal-funds-rate-means-for-your-money/

For the first time in a decade, the federal funds rate went up. And yes, you should care about that, because it could have a major impact on your finances. - The Penny Hoarder http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/what-a-higher-federal-funds-rate-means-for-your-money/

For the first time in a decade, the federal funds rate went up. And yes, you should care about that, because it could have a major impact on your finances.

For the first time in a decade, the federal funds rate went up. And yes, you should care about that, because it could have a major impact on your finances.

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Explaining and Forecasting the Us Federal Funds Rate: A Monetary Policy Model for the Us

Explaining and Forecasting the Us Federal Funds Rate: A Monetary Policy Model for the Us

The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates by 0.25 percentage points - its first increase since 2006. The move takes the range of rates banks offer to lend to each other overnight - the Federal Funds rate - to between 0.25% and 0.5%. The move is likely to cause ripples around the world, and could increase pressure on the UK to raise rates. It could also mean higher borrowing costs for developing economies, many of which are already seeing slow growth.

The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates by 0.25 percentage points - its first increase since 2006. The move takes the range of rates banks offer to lend to each other overnight - the Federal Funds rate - to between 0.25% and 0.5%. The move is likely to cause ripples around the world, and could increase pressure on the UK to raise rates. It could also mean higher borrowing costs for developing economies, many of which are already seeing slow growth.

The following is a historic look at some of the highs and lows of the federal funds rate since the 1970s. Click on the year to find out the economic events that forced a rate change by the Fed.  Read more: http://www.bankrate.com/finance/federal-reserve/timeline-federal-funds-rate-work-1.aspx#ixzz3AkQIVk00  Follow us: @Bankrate on Twitter | Bankrate on Facebook

The following is a historic look at some of the highs and lows of the federal funds rate since the 1970s. Click on the year to find out the economic events that forced a rate change by the Fed. Read more: http://www.bankrate.com/finance/federal-reserve/timeline-federal-funds-rate-work-1.aspx#ixzz3AkQIVk00 Follow us: @Bankrate on Twitter | Bankrate on Facebook

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Прогноз по паре EUR/USD (евро/доллар) http://krok-forex.ru/news/?adv_id=8897 Технический анализ валютных пар, 29 августа: EUR/USD. Коррекция или возобновление роста? Обратив внимание на 4-х часовой график можно заметить, что:   - практически всю американскую сессию прошлой пятницы продолжались активные продажи EUR/USD, в результате чего котировки значительно снизились,   - медвежьи настроения утихли лишь возле сильного уровня поддержки 1.1180 (область 2-недельных min), после чего началась…

Прогноз по паре EUR/USD (евро/доллар) http://krok-forex.ru/news/?adv_id=8897 Технический анализ валютных пар, 29 августа: EUR/USD. Коррекция или возобновление роста? Обратив внимание на 4-х часовой график можно заметить, что: - практически всю американскую сессию прошлой пятницы продолжались активные продажи EUR/USD, в результате чего котировки значительно снизились, - медвежьи настроения утихли лишь возле сильного уровня поддержки 1.1180 (область 2-недельных min), после чего началась…

Janet Yellen's Countdown to Higher Interest Rates by Year-End. In a speech on Friday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said a rate hike is appropriate this year should economic conditions improve.  "Delaying action to tighten monetary policy until employment and inflation are already back to our objectives would risk overheating the economy," she said. "For this reason, if the economy continues to improve as I expect, I think it will be appropriate at some point this year to take the…

Janet Yellen's Countdown to Higher Interest Rates by Year-End. In a speech on Friday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said a rate hike is appropriate this year should economic conditions improve. "Delaying action to tighten monetary policy until employment and inflation are already back to our objectives would risk overheating the economy," she said. "For this reason, if the economy continues to improve as I expect, I think it will be appropriate at some point this year to take the…

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The High School Class You Wish You Could Have Taken  By Alyson Klein on May 2, 2012 7:16 PM  If you're a federal budget nerd.

The High School Class You Wish You Could Have Taken By Alyson Klein on May 2, 2012 7:16 PM If you're a federal budget nerd.

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