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  • Fed in 'real debate' on rate hike in early to mid-2015: Lockhart

    JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is focused on an initial interest rate hike between the first quarter and the middle of next year, with possible changes in its main policy statement as soon as next month, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said on Saturday.
  • Italy asks EU to exclude infrastructure projects from deficits: minister

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy is asking the European Union to exclude spending on infrastructure projects from the calculation of national budget deficits, Transport Minister Maurizio Lupi was quoted as saying in Corriere della Sera newspaper. Italy, with the...

    French economy minister says austerity measures sapping growth

    PARIS (Reuters) - Austerity measures being pursued by France and elsewhere in the euro zone are quashing growth, French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg was quoted saying on Saturday, renewing his attacks on policies he sees as negative for the economy....

    Insight: Brazil's slump hits job market as election approaches

    SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Many of Brazil's biggest retailers, homebuilders and carmakers are cutting jobs as Latin America's largest economy teeters on the edge of recession, a fresh blow to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election bid. For years, low...

    Yellen resists pressure to tighten monetary policy more quickly

    Resisting pressure to tighten monetary policy more quickly, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said there was no "simple recipe" for central bank policymakers in deciding when the labor market had improved enough to handle a rise in interest...