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2.1% inflation expected

...survey was conducted last week by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, ahead of this week's meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee that sets interest rates paid by banks which most other rates are based on.The average inflation rate the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-19/21-inflation-expected
Business executives across Southeast expect 2.1 percent inflation, survey shows

...survey was conducted last week by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, ahead of this week's meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, which sets the interest rates paid by banks that most other rates are based on. The average inflation rate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-19/business-executives-across
A 100-year checkup

...who are used to doing most of their work in secret. Officials fear, for example, that their closed-door Federal Open Market Committee will be subject to "second guessing." Transcripts of deliberations are released five years after the fact to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-09/100-year-checkup
Fed holds key short-term rate steady

...at a 46-year low Tuesday in an attempt to keep the economy humming. Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan and his Federal Open Market Committee colleagues - the group that sets interest rate policy in the United States - left the federal funds rate unchanged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/05/bus_414541.shtml
Business
Fed holds main short-term interest rate at 45-year low

...forward. Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan and his Federal Open Market Committee colleagues - the group that sets interest rate...statement on interest rates issued Tuesday: The Federal Open Market Committee decided today to keep its target for the federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/29/bus_398770.shtml
Business
When Greenspan speaks, markets don't always listen

...sought to quantify how much impact Greenspan's comments and the official statements of the central bank's Federal Open Market Committee have on the behavior of financial markets. The findings by Federal Reserve board member Donald L. Kohn and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/21/fin_379061.shtml
Finance
Atlanta Fed boss hints interest rates to keep rising

...open to the possibility of further short-term interest rate hikes. Jack Guynn, a nonvoting member of the Federal Open Market Committee, said at a financial analysts luncheon that he is often asked what the Fed's end-game is for interest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/08/bus_455382.shtml
Business
Fed cuts key interest rate by half-point

...half-point on Wednesday, marking its first rate reduction this year. After a closed-door meeting, the Federal Open Market Committee, the Fed's top policy-setting group, voted 12-0 to lower its target for the federal funds rate to 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/07/bus_357004.shtml
Business
Fed holds key interest rate at 45-year low

...year, Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan and his Federal Open Market Committee colleagues - the group that sets interest rate...statement on interest rates issued Tuesday: The Federal Open Market Committee decided today to keep its target for the federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/10/bus_390049.shtml
Business
Dollar sinks versus yen, market shrugs off Fed

...against the euro after Federal Reserve policymakers signaled no shift in the outlook for interest rates. The Federal Open Market Committee not only left its key interest rate at a 46-year low of 1 percent, as expected, but also reiterated its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/17/fin_409006.shtml
Finance