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.
The US dollar is going from strength to strength while the European single currency is sliding - even more so, since the US Federal Reserve announced there could be further rate hikes next year. At the moment, the euro-dollar exchange rate has almost reached parity.