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Interest Rate Cuts

Global Interest Rates Cuts To Spearhead Fight Against Financial Crisis

Reuters | Kate Kelland and Kitiphong Thaichareon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Thailand led a new round of global interest rates cuts on Wednesday, with countries from Europe to New Zealand expected to follow in the next few days...

European Markets Higher On Hopes Of Rate Cuts

AP | JEREMIAH MARQUEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HONG KONG — Asian stock markets were mixed in cautious trade Tuesday after Wall Street's relatively flat finish ahead of the U.S. presidential e...

More Rate Cuts From Fed Expected Tuesday

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Desperate to aid an economy in crisis, the Federal Reserve is ready to deliver yet another big interest rate cut. How big? One-hal...

Paulson: No "Bailouts" For Reckless Lenders

Wall Street Journal | MICHAEL M. PHILLIPS, GREG IP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Bush administration is hardening its opposition to the chorus of Democrats, bankers, economists and consumer advocates calling for a big-money gov...

Bernanke Hints Of Further Rate Cuts

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Thursday hinted that another interest rate cut may be needed to bolster the economy. The worsening credit cru...

Rate Cut Expected Today

AP | Martin Crutsinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With oil prices soaring and the housing market sinking, the Federal Reserve is likely to combat the economic turmoil with more interest rate cuts. Fe...

Wall Street Prepares For Rate Cut

Washington Post | Neil Irwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Six weeks ago the Federal Reserve cut interest rates, a move that calmed panicked credit markets and sent stock markets soaring. Now investors faced w...

Fed Cuts Rates By Quarter Point

AP | Martin Crutsinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Reserve, confronted with surging oil prices and a slumping housing market, on Wednesday cut a key interest rate by a quarter-point, the se...

Wall Street Trades Flat After Fed Speeches

AP | Madlen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street traded essentially flat Monday while investors grappled with the possibility that the Federal Reserve might not lower interest rates as mu...