Articles Recently Tagged: Federal Funds Rate

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Mortgage Rates Drop Along With Odds Of A Hike In 2015

Mortgage Rates Drop Along With Odds Of A Hike In 2015

With the Fed having balked at raising the Federal funds rate last week, the average rate for a 30-year mortgage dropped to 3.86 percent, down from 3.91 percent the week before and versus a 4.20 percent rate at the same time last year, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary... Read More »

Odds Against A Rate Hike This Month, Likely In December

According to an analysis of the futures market by the CME Group, the probability that the Fed will hike interest rates tomorrow currently stands at 23 percent with the probability of a rate hike increasing to 63 percent in December. If the market is correct, the rate hike will... Read More »

JustQuotes: Acknowledging “Downside Risks” To The Economy

“Stocks soared Friday, propelling the Dow Jones industrials up more than 180 points, after the Federal Reserve, acknowledging that the stock market’s plunge posed a threat to the economy, slashed its discount rate by a half percentage point.” “The Fed cut the discount rate to 5.75 percent from 6.25... Read More »