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  • Yellen plans on skipping this year's Jackson Hole conference

    It turns out that being the first woman to head the Federal Reserve is not the only tradition Janet Yellen is breaking. The Fed said Tuesday that she plans on skipping this year's gathering of the world's central bankers at Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
  • Readers respond: Taxing retirement income

    Readers respond: Taxing retirement income
    Columnist Melissa Harris is correct in her assessment that taxing retirement income in Illinois makes good sense, particularly given the state's current fiscal problems. As a Navy retiree, I was surprised to learn that my pension is not taxed in Illinois....

    Fed Chair Yellen says stock market prices 'quite high'

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday described stock market valuations as high and said the central bank was carefully monitoring their impact on financial stability. "I would highlight that equity market valuations at this point generally are...

    Yellen says she met with analyst but meeting not linked

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Monday disclosed that she met with a financial analyst at the center of an investigation into a possible leak of confidential interest-rate information. But she says the meeting occurred several months before the...

    Pope Francis says gender pay gap a 'pure scandal,' but all's not equal

    Pope Francis says gender pay gap a 'pure scandal,' but all's not equal
    Pope Francis on Wednesday called the gender pay gap a "pure scandal," urging equal pay for equal work among men and women at his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square. As he opposes women becoming priests, equal work may be trickier. A former...