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.
Carla Del Ponte says she intends to resign from a UN commission established to probe atrocities in Syria's civil war. The Swiss national came to prominence investigating atrocities in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia.
Germany's benchmark 10-year bond yield has made its biggest weekly jump since December 2015. Borrowing costs across the eurozone and beyond also rose as investors prepare for an end to the period of easy monetary policy.
How often do you stop to consider the materials used to package our everyday produce? DW's Tamsin Walker got so fed up with seeing cucumbers and eggplants individually wrapped in plastic that she decided to not generate any plastic waste. For two months, she shopped plastic-free, trying to spend no more time or money than she would on a regular grocery run ... with mixed results.