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The average rate on the popular 30-year fixed rate mortgage, which had been sitting for days at 4.40 percent, fell sharply to 4.34 percent.

Not only did the Federal Reserve decide Wednesday not to raise interest rates, but it also indicated that no more hikes will be coming this year.

He cited three constraining factors: a global slowdown, geopolitical uncertainty and tighter financial conditions.

Steve Liesman reports that Fed chairman Jerome Powell is planning to “wait and see” before raising interest rates.

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell began his two-day semiannual testimony Tuesday before a Senate committee.

Ylan Mui reports that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has been much more engaged on Capitol Hill than his predecessors.

Steve Liesman reports on some new information that came out in the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s January meeting.

Market participants will be digging closely through the meeting summary for clues on how the Fed views a number of issues.

The central bank official endorses a patient approach on rate hikes, particularly considering “crosscurrents” that are building up for growth.

Bullard, a voting member on the Fed’s policymaking committee this year, says it’s time to “wait and see” how the economy develops before taking any more action on the cost of borrowing money.

Earnings entering peak season, a Fed meeting, and China trade talks — investors have a lot to digest from a slew of market-moving events.

The Federal Reserve already could be at the end of its rate-hiking cycle, Janet Yellen, former central bank Chair Janet Yellen said Monday.

Steve Liesman reports that the Federal Reserve’s December minutes show that not everyone was on board for the Fed’s recent interest rate hikes.

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell pledged that the central bank will be watching how the economy performs and will be “patient” with policy.