The Federal Reserve’s plan to begin tapering its bond-buying stimulus could translate into a lot of money lost or gained for homebuyers and sellers this year.
Jnet Yellen will take the helm of a Federal Reserve facing a significantly different economic landscape than the one that dominated Ben Bernanke's tenure as chairman.
The Dow bounced back from Thursday's sell-off, but the overall market was mixed. One factor weighing on stocks: hawkish comments from Philly Fed President Charles Prosser.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fall for a second week and hit a 13-year low as mortgage rates rise.
If you work for yourself, the best choices for retirement savings are a solo 401(k) and a simplified employee pension.
Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages rose slightly this week but still remain near historically low levels.
Home resales fell sharply in November to their lowest level in nearly a year, hurt by a rise in interest rates since the spring and ongoing price increases.
The Federal Reserve plans to trim its aggressive bond-buying program even as it plans to keep its key interest rate lower for even longer than previously promised.
Homebuilders broke ground on homes at the fastest pace in more than five years, evidence the housing recovery is accelerating despite higher mortgage rates.
After months of speculation, investors could finally find out when the Federal Reserve will begin to cut back on its massive bond-buying program.
Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages eased slightly this week, remaining near historically low levels.
Whether the Fed begins tapering its stimulus in December, January, or March is not that big of a deal anymore -- and here's why.
Bank fees and other related costs of the holiday shopping craze can sneak up to cause unexpected damage to your personal finances, but they are often easily avoided.
Some of the world's biggest banks have been hit with a $2.3 billion fine for interest rate-rigging by traders, by the European Commission.
As a new Fed chief gets ready to take charge, more Fed watchers believe the key theme to emphasize for 2014 is low interest rates for longer.