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  • Fed's Fisher says market volatility shouldn't stop ending QE3: CNBC

    (Reuters) - Recent market volatility should not stop the Federal Reserve from ending its bond-buying program at the end of this month, a top Fed official said on Monday. "It hasn't changed my outlook one iota," Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher said in...
  • Futures suggest traders see U.S. Fed hiking rates in fourth-quarter 2015

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Short-term U.S. interest rates futures were mostly higher early Thursday as traders now see the Federal Reserve will more likely raise policy rates in the fourth quarter in 2015 following a perceived dovish set of minutes on its...
  • Return of volatility brings currency funds a welcome windfall

    LONDON (Reuters) - Big price swings in the foreign exchange market are back and currency funds are reaping the benefit after years of poor returns as central bank cash suppressed the volatility on which they depend. Laith Khalaf, a strategist at...
  • Four-week average of unemployment claims lowest since 2006

    Four-week average of unemployment claims lowest since 2006
    Average weekly unemployment claims over the last month hit an eight-year low, the government reported, in another positive sign for the labor market recovery. The number of people filing first-time claims for unemployment benefits held roughly steady at...
  • Income study: Typical Illinois senior won't keep up in retirement

    A typical Illinois senior citizen’s annual income equals 55 percent of younger residents’ pay, falling short of the 70 percent benchmark generally needed to maintain one’s lifestyle in retirement, a new study shows. Nationally, the...
  • Leaders call for quicker response to Ebola at World Bank meeting

    Leaders of the three West African nations hardest hit by Ebola sought support from the international financial community Thursday amid warnings that the widening epidemic is devastating the region's fragile economies. The presidents of Liberia, Sierra...
  • Prized project becomes councilwoman's millstone

    Prized project becomes councilwoman's millstone
    When Karen Dolan fell in love with it, the 19th-century grist mill along Bethlehem's Monocacy Creek seemed destined to rot away — an eyesore in a city revered for its historic architecture. But Dolan saw promise in its stone walls, and with the...
  • Apartments lead U.S. housing starts

    More apartments are coming. A surge of multifamily construction powered better-than-expected gains in home building in September, according to new figures out Friday. The Census Bureau said housing starts climbed 6.3% from August, and through the...
  • Cost of fear over Ebola could hurt the economy, experts say

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Stephanie Kelton is supposed to fly to Dallas next week. She already has her plane ticket. But she's seriously thinking of driving instead. "I don't want to be irrational, but at the same time, I'm not entirely comfortable with the...
  • Lab technician: Intense but fulfilling job

    Denisa Mateev said her job as a hospital laboratory associate can be rewarding -- and intense. "There's no room for error, as we deal with something most precious: human life," she said. "So when you come into work, you don't just give 100 percent, but...
  • California loses 9,800 jobs in September but jobless rate falls to 7.3%

    California officials said employers in the state cut their payrolls by 9,800 jobs last month, a drop that baffled economists, who say the figure belies the underlying strength of the state's economy. Experts widely viewed the disappointing jobs...