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Round 2: Yellen testifies on monetary policy report again

Same defense, different accusers
Brena Swanson
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen went through round two in speaking about the Fed’s Monetary Policy Report, this time sitting before the House Financial Services Committee.
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Yellen: Taper continues, monetary policy and interest rates unchanged

FOMC down on housing industry's prospects
Trey Garrison
The FOMC is up on the economy, down on housing, and continuing the taper.
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Yellen: Housing now a headwind for struggling economy

QE to end by fall 2014, cautions on weak job creation
Trey Garrison
The housing market has gone from being a tailwind to a full-on headwind, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told a joint Congressional committee on Wednesday morning.
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BofA: Fed seems OK with declining home sales

Don't expect any increase in economic help
Jacob Gaffney
"Moreover, at this point, given the continued weakness in mortgage purchase activity, there is no evidence that a robust turn or recovery in sales will be seen in the months ahead," according to BofA analysts.
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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates retreat back

Taper does little to disturb rates
Brena Swanson
Mortgage rates eased for the week ending March 20, following a drop in housing starts and the Fed’s decision to continue to taper.
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Fed taper continues, acquisition cuts go deeper

FOMC pulls back another $10 billion in monthy purchases
Brena Swanson
The Federal Open Market Committee meeting minutes reveal the Federal Reserve will continue to taper monthly asset purchases, reducing its acquisitions by another $10 billion per month.
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Ben Bernanke begins his final FOMC meeting

Market awaits news of further tapering
HousingWire Staff
Stocks are mostly up and projected to break a five-session skid as investors await the outcome of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s last Federal Open Market Committee meeting.
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3 ways the coming rate hikes can sink the housing market

Taper or no, interest rate increases will hit lenders, buyers
Trey Garrison
Easy money and Fed tinkering aren't going to be enough to keep housing afloat, and there won't be any real port in the storm without real economic growth.
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Fed officials stay cautious in shifting market

FOMC minutes reveal careful pace of bond purchases
Brena Swanson
Minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting paint a promising picture for America’s housing market even though members remain cautious heading into the future.
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The tapering of an era

Fed finally starts to curb QE3
Trey Garrison
The announcement by the Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday that it would be tapering both Treasurys and mortgage-backed securities by $5 billion each defied conventional wisdom from most analysts.
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