Fed Funds Target Rate

Forbes  Jun 30  Comment 
Remember when Janet Yellen and other Federal Reserve Governors were characterizing the U.S. expansion as healthy and the U.S. labor market resilient, and she was preparing the markets for another increase in the Fed funds target rate? That was a...
The Economic Times  Dec 17  Comment 
The Fed ended its post-crisis era of super-easy monetary policy on Wednesday, raising its fed funds target rate by 25 basis points.
newratings.com  May 2  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Nervousness associated with a 'Jobs Friday's seems to be lingering on Wall Street, as traders wait to receive the all-important report that has implication for the Fed funds target rate. The major U.S. index...
Reuters  Apr 7  Comment 
The Federal Reserve should keep its fed funds target rate very low for a long time and complete its asset purchasing program as scheduled, Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Sandra Pianalto said on Thursday.
Financial Armageddon  Feb 14  Comment 
Many bulls seem to think that all the equity market needs to keep moving higher (following the sharp correction that took place in recent months) is an accommodative Federal Reserve. Based on the following graph, which charts the relationship...


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The Fed Funds target rate is the overnight lending rate which the Fed attempts, through money market operations, to obtain. In practice, the actual Federal Funds Rate (US.FED-G) fluctuates around the target rate.

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