MARTIN CRUTSINGER

Fed keeps key rate unchanged; no hint on timing of next hike

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve kept a key interest rate unchanged Wednesday against the backdrop of a slowdown in U.S. and global growth and provided... Read more

Yellen: Persistent economic weakness could slow rate hikes

WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Wednesday that global weakness and falling financial markets could depress the U.S. economy's growth and slow the... Read more

Economy expected to strengthen after weak 4th quarter

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy struggled to grow in the October-December quarter as consumer spending, business investment and exports slowed. Read more

Fed raises interest rate from record low

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates from record lows set at the depths of the 2008 financial crisis, a shift that heralds... Read more

Noting a slower economy, Fed no closer to a rate hike

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve downgraded its view of the U.S. economy Wednesday after a winter in which growth nearly froze. The Fed offered no... Read more

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