Released: Sept. 17, 2015, 1 p.m.

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in April suggests that economic activity has been expanding moderately after having changed little during the first quarter.

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in March suggests that economic growth slowed during the winter months, in part reflecting transitory factors.

In determining how long to maintain this target range, the Committee will assess progress--both realized and expected--toward its objectives of maximum employment and 2 percent inflation.
Ten-year note yields increased from an almost a six-week low after the November ISM factory index report showed the second-strongest level since April 2011.
On the eve of a Senate hearing today into whether the Federal Reserve has been “captured” by the institutions it is supposed to regulate, the Fed announced a broad review of its supervision of the largest banks
Treasury yields were two basis points away from a seven-week high relative to their Group of Seven peers, bolstering speculation the premium will lure investors to America’s debt.
Gold and silver futures fell, while platinum reached a five-year low, as slumping oil prices cut demand for an inflation hedge and the dollar strengthened.
Gold and silver futures fell, while platinum reached a five-year low, as slumping oil prices cut demand for an inflation hedge and the dollar strengthened.