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This is a comparison of Wednesday's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policymaking meeting on January 30.
The Federal Open Market Committee released its quarterly economic forecast, which includes the so-called dot plot of where members anticipate interest rates to head.
The Fed's program to reduce the bonds it holds on its balance sheet will end in six months, a move scrutinized by financial markets.
Here's a breakdown of what Wednesday's Fed decision means for your bank account, mortgage, credit card, student loan balance and car payment.
In a unanimous move, the central bank's policymaking committee took a sharp dovish turn from policy projections just three months earlier.
Should the policymaking Federal Open Market Committee not deliver on market expectations, the result may not be pretty.
Lower interest rates, tighter credit spreads, market liquidity and dovish central banks could get Wells Fargo's Chris Harvey to become more bullish on 2019.
The average forecast for GDP growth this year is just 2.3 percent because of the trade battle and slowing global growth, the March survey found.
Goldman Sachs says the Federal Reserve will decide to allow overshoots of its inflation goal next year.
China would do well for itself to get its unsustainable trade imbalance with the U.S. out of the way — quickly and resolutely, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
The U.S. opioid crisis is hitting the country on many fronts, including the labor market, data reviewed by CNBC show.
The dollar could build on its strong gains this year because U.S. economic prospects look far less grim than those of other countries.
Rising wages were one of the few positives to come out of the Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly nonfarm payrolls release.
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell tells "60 Minutes" that President Trump cannot remove him from office.
Maybe it's time we all got more reasonable with future expectations in the stock market.
The central bank official said she's downgraded her economic outlook as dangers have grown both domestically and from abroad.