Faculty Publications

Title

5 things every investor should know about the Fed

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-1-2015

Abstract

The Fed is at it again. Just this week, the central bank’s Chair Janet Yellen and company added new clouds to the interest rate horizon, announcing that a cooling economy means that rates will stay at their current low levels for the time being. Everyone from the media to the markets is engaged in a level of “Fed-watching” that is unprecedented in recent times – and for good reason.