Stories tagged: rates
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 5:17 p.m.
If both rate adjustments are approved, the average residential electric customers in Idaho will see their monthly bills decrease from $82.57 to $82.12 – or about 45 cents a month
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 5:55 p.m.
Avista Corp. has finalized its request to Idaho regulators seeking an increase in rates for its residential electric and natural gas customers.
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019, 7:46 p.m.
If approved by the IPUC, a typical household in Idaho using an average of 898 kilowatt hours per month could expect to see its bill increase $2.89 per month, or …
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 8:20 p.m.
Hiring slowed sharply in May, as companies in industries hardest hit by President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war hesitated to bring on new employees.
Tue., June 4, 2019, 4:34 p.m.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 500 points Tuesday as investors welcomed signs that the Federal Reserve may cut interest rates to help buttress U.S. economic growth in …
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 6:33 p.m.
The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and projected no rate hikes this year, reflecting a dimmer view of the economy as growth weakens in the United …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 6:01 p.m.
The Federal Reserve is keeping its key interest rate unchanged and signaling that it could leave rates alone in coming months given global economic pressures and mild inflation. The Fed …
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 10:28 a.m.
President Donald Trump lashed out at the Federal Reserve on Monday after administration officials spent the weekend trying to assure the public and financial markets that Jerome Powell’s job as …
Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
On Wednesday, the Fed is set to announce its fourth rate hike of the year. But after this week, no one is sure what it will do. Neither, most likely, …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 5:42 p.m.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell cast a bright picture of the U.S. economy Wednesday and appeared to suggest that the Fed might consider a pause in its interest rate hikes …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
At the center of it all, doling out wristbands and comforting words, were siblings Kayla and Koby Gardner, who lost their brother Skyler to suicide in March. The Gardners organized …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 12:26 p.m.
The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate on hold at 0.75 percent as policymakers await developments in Britain’s looming exit from the European Union.
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 4:12 p.m.
President Donald Trump on Monday criticized Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for raising interest rates, breaking with recent presidents’ practice of not commenting on the Fed’s handling of the economy.
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 1:31 p.m.
Idaho health insurers plan to raise rates an average of 8 percent for their 2019 plans sold directly to customers, mostly through the state’s Your Health Idaho exchange.
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 5:29 p.m.
Avista is asking Idaho regulators for two rate adjustments that, if approved, would result in a slight net reduction in electric rates.
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 6:19 p.m.
The Federal Reserve will meet this week to assess an economy that has just enjoyed a healthy spurt of growth but faces a flurry of trade fights pushed by President …
Mon., July 16, 2018, 10:50 a.m.
Bank of America’s second-quarter profits jumped 33 percent from a year earlier, the company said Monday, as like nearly all other big banks, it benefited greatly from the new tax …
UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
The government estimates that autism is becoming more common, but it’s only a small increase and some experts think it can be largely explained by better diagnosing of minority children.
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 3:03 p.m.
Higher mortgage rates are making the already challenging task of buying an affordable home even tougher for many Americans this spring.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 11:37 a.m.
Federal Reserve officials at their March meeting, the first under new Chairman Jerome Powell, decided to stick with a gradual approach to rate hikes. But officials also discussed the possibility …
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
The Federal Reserve has left its benchmark interest rate unchanged but signaled that it expects to resume raising rates gradually to reflect a healthy job market and economy.
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017
Idaho state regulators will take public comments Tuesday on requested rate increases by Avista Corp.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 3:48 p.m.
Jerome Powell says that if confirmed as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve, he expects the Fed to continue raising interest rates gradually to support its twin goals of …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 2:33 p.m.
A legislative committee is blocking the state health department from reducing Medicaid provider reimbursement rates as a way to cut $3 million from its budget.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 6:51 p.m.
Avista’s natural gas customers in Washington will get a slight break on their bills beginning Nov. 1.
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 5:46 p.m.
Avista Corp. has reached a proposed settlement over its request to raise Idaho customers’ rates in 2018 and 2019.
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 11:23 a.m.
Two companies have increased their health insurance rates for Montana after the president ended subsidies for low- to moderate-income policy holders under the Affordable Care Act.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 1:48 p.m.
The board for Washington’s health-insurance exchange has approved an average rate increase of 24 percent, the largest premium increase since the exchange began in 2013.
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
The Federal Reserve will begin shrinking the enormous portfolio of bonds it amassed after the 2008 financial crisis to try to sustain a frail economy. The move reflects a strengthened …
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
Avista is asking Washington regulators for several rate adjustments that, if approved, would raise electric rates slightly and decrease natural gas rates.