The dot plot, while still important, won't replace common sense.
The election year will be key for Fed Head Powell.
The Federal Reserve delivers its final rate decision of 2019.
Economists widely expected the U.S. central bank to make no changes to its interest rate policy.
The Fed's wait-and-see approach puts it in the crosshairs of President Trump, who's banking on a strong economy next year.
Equities erased their losses after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's press conference confirming an agreement on the trade deal.
He became chair of the Fed’s board of governors in 1979.
Job creation last month surged far past analyst expectations.
The president also called for the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates.
Almost all of the Fed’s 12 districts reported modest growth over the past few months.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell normally spends his days in the marble halls of Washington, meeting with senators and Fed economists.
The U.S. economy is in good shape, Powell says.
Sluggish economic growth is a trend pervasive across New England.
Her remarks go against a widely heralded beliefs on Wall Street and inside the Fed
Most Fed officials agreed the current level of rates will remain appropriate.
The Fed has blessed what will be the nation's sixth largest bank.
Trump called the meeting "very good & cordial."
Despite weakness in investment, strong consumption can lead to 2 percent economic growth in 2020.
Consumers are driving the U.S. economy, Fed chair says.
In the U.S., the total labor force is expanding at a rate of roughly 0.5 percent, compared to about 2.5 percent in the 1960s.