Fed Officials Forecast Main Rate to Stay Near Zero Until 2015

Fed Officials Forecast Main Rate to Stay Near Zero Until 2015

Chris Rank/Bloomberg

Ben S. Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, speaks at the HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit in Atlanta, Georgia on Nov. 15, 2012. Federal officials update their economic forecasts at least four times a year, and announce the results in efforts by Chairman Ben S. Bernanke for more transparency.