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In this June 30, 2020, file photo Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell, reflected in the sneeze guard set up between himself and members of the House Committee on Financial Services. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)
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September 16, 2020 - 3:50 pm
Federal Reserve sees rates near zero at least through 2023
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FILE - In this March 3, 2020 file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference to discuss an announcement from the Federal Open Market Committee, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
AP News
August 27, 2020 - 11:54 am
The Federal Reserve announced a significant change in how it manages interest rates.
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In this March 3, 2020 file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference to discuss an announcement from the Federal Open Market Committee, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
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July 29, 2020 - 4:41 pm
Fed sees dim economic outlook as virus squeezes economy
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FILE This April 16, 2020 photo shows a real estate company sign marking a home for sale in Harmony, Pa. U.S. homeowners are seizing on historically low mortgage rates to refinance their mortgages. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
AP News
July 16, 2020 - 3:35 pm
U.S. homeowners are seizing on the lowest average mortgage rates on record to refinance their mortgages.
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event to sign a proclamation in honor of World Nurses Day, in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
AP News
May 07, 2020 - 7:46 am
The focus of the COVID-19 task force has changed. Read more to see what the new focus is.
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This Feb. 18, 2020, photo shows a real estate sign in front of a home for sale in San Francisco. On Thursday, Feb. 27, Freddie Mac reports on this week’s average U.S. mortgage rates. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
AP News
March 05, 2020 - 2:53 pm
By ALEX VEIGA and SARAH SKIDMORE SELL AP Business Writers The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage has hit a record low of 3.29%, driven down by investors shifting money into the safety of U.S. Treasurys as the coronavirus outbreak has deepened. This new average, down sharply from last week's 3...
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August 22, 2019 - 2:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates are near historically low levels, with the average on the benchmark 30-year loan falling this week to its lowest level since November 2016. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate on the 30-year loan slipped to 3.55% this week...
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June 14, 2019 - 1:20 pm
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has no intention of ending his public attacks on the Federal Reserve's interest rate policies even though he knows he has made Chairman Jerome Powell's job more difficult. Trump told ABC News in an interview...
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July 10, 2018 - 2:26 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Energy is reporting a recent 10-fold increase in spending aimed at influencing Virginia politicians. That spending came as the utility was pushing for a new law that could lead to higher electric bills. Newly filed lobbying...
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July 06, 2018 - 12:45 pm
By JOSH BOAK , AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers kept up a brisk hiring pace in June by adding 213,000 jobs, a sign of confidence in the economy despite the start of a potentially punishing trade war with China. The job growth wasn't enough to keep the unemployment rate from...
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