The Federal Reserve is the United States' central bank. It's played a pivotal role in guiding the US through the global financial crisis through its low-interest monetary policy.
The Federal reserve is the guardian of financial stability in the US. This page collates recent DW content on the central bank's moves and decisions.
Dogs have earned an unmovable place in the human heart. That's also the case in Germany, where the pooch to man ratio currently stands at around one to ten. That translates to a staggering eight million four-legged friends, which are fed to the tune of some 1.3 billion euros annually. Columnist Tamsin Walker took a walk through Berlin to find out what this canine love affair is all about.
Spain is one country you might think would be fertile ground for the far-right. It had a devastating economic crash, an influx of migrants, and corruption scandals that left people fed up with politicians. But unlike much of Europe, Spain has no such far-right movement. Reporter Lauren Frayer investigates why.
The US Federal Reserve has announced it is raising its base interest rate by a quarter of a percent. It now stands at a band of zero point 75 to one percent. The decision comes at the end of a regular two day policy meeting of the Federal Open Markets Committee.