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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 look to sell off MBS holdings

Federal Reserve officials over the past few months have indicated they may be willing to reduce the $1.75 trillion worth of mortgage-backed securities it acquired as part of its experiment in quantitative easing amid...

Fed could look to sell off MBS holdings
Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke

Fed steers largest home lenders toward recovery

The Federal Reserve’s housing policies have helped steer the four largest home loan lenders back to recovery, Bloomberg News...

Fed steers largest home lenders toward recovery
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QE3 could galvanize commercial RE investing

The Federal Reserve’s third round of quantitative easing – its plan to buy $40 billion of mortgage-backed securities from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac per month – may push real estate investors out of...

QE3 could galvanize commercial RE investing
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Fed to purchase $40B in mortgages a month: VIDEO

The Federal Reserve said it would initiate a third round of quantitative easing by buying $40 billion worth of...

Fed to purchase $40B in mortgages a month: VIDEO

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