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Should the real estate industry worry about rising interest rates?

Should the real estate industry worry about rising interest rates?

From the February issue: Federal Reserve chairs have the power to put financial markets in a frenzy with a few...

Janet Yellen. (Credit from left: japrea/Flickr, Pixabay)

How to leave a job: Yellen bans a bank’s growth, warns of commercial RE prices

On Saturday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was succeeded by Republican and Fed governor Jerome Powell, President Trump’s pick...

Fed leaves benchmark rate steady at Yellen’s final meeting

Fed leaves benchmark rate steady at Yellen’s final meeting

In Janet Yellen’s final policy committee meeting as Federal Reserve chairwoman, the benchmark interest rate was left unchanged in...

Yellen to resign from Fed board

Yellen to resign from Fed board

President Trump already announced his pick to replace Janet Yellen as chair of the Federal Reserve, choosing former private equity executive Jerome Powell. But Yellen — whose term as a board member runs until...

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's comments earlier this week forecast steady interest rates, but three Fed officials remarked otherwise Friday. (Pixabay / Federal Reserve Flickr)

Short-term interest rates might rise again, Fed officials signal in contrast to Yellen

On Friday, three Federal Reserve officials indicated they’d be open to increasing short-term interest rates before year end. Interest...

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 17:  Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen arrives at a news conference following a Federal Open Market Committee meeting September 17, 2015 in Washington, DC. The committee reaffirmed its view that the current target range for the federal funds rate remains appropriate and that interest rates will remain unchanged. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

US mortgage rates spike ahead of Fed meeting

U.S. mortgage rates rose to the highest level in 2017 ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting that will decide...

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 14:  Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference after the central bank announced an increase in the benchmark interest rate following a Federal Open Market Committee meeting December 14, 2016 in Washington, DC. With unemployment low and concern over inflation on the rise, the central bank decided to raise the federal interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point, moving from 0.25-0.50 percent to a range of 0.50 and 0.75 percent.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Fed could raise rates this month: Yellen

The Federal Reserve is increasingly likely to raise short-term interest rates at its March meeting, comments by Fed chair Janet Yellen indicate. “Indeed, at our meeting later this month, the Committee will evaluate whether...

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 14:  Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference after the central bank announced an increase in the benchmark interest rate following a Federal Open Market Committee meeting December 14, 2016 in Washington, DC. With unemployment low and concern over inflation on the rise, the central bank decided to raise the federal interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point, moving from 0.25-0.50 percent to a range of 0.50 and 0.75 percent.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Yellen says more interest-rate hikes may be on the horizon

More interest-rate hikes may be on the way if inflation keeps rising and labor markets continue to tighten. Federal...

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Fed keeps interest rates steady, doesn’t indicate when next raise may come

The Federal Reserve decided not to raise interest rates Wednesday. And while officials said they’re on track to gradually raise...

Two top economists doubt Trump’s policies will spur growth

Two top economists doubt Trump’s policies will spur growth

Financial markets — and some real estate executives — have been cheering the potential for stronger economic growth under...

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