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  • Fed's Rosengren calls for more explicit rates guidance

    BANGOR, Maine (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve should "explicitly" state that it will keep interest rates near zero until the U.S. economy is within one year of reaching the central bank's employment and inflation goals, a top Fed policymaker said on Tuesday.
  • Fed should beef up low-rate vows, two officials say

    FARGO, North Dakota/BANGOR, Maine (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve ought not to raise interest rates until the economy is much closer to full strength, two of the Fed's most dovish policymakers said on Tuesday. "If you commit to keeping rates low...

    Cool reception for India central banker urging global cooperation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of India's central bank ran into a wall of resistance on Thursday when he urged some counterparts in developed economies to more formally consider the effects their domestic stimulus has on emerging markets. Alongside...

    Yellen says Fed's 'extraordinary commitment' still needed

    WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, saying the job market is far from normal, made clear Monday that the central bank remains committed to providing extraordinary support for the economy for some time to come. Yellen’s remarks...

    Local Voices Lake: April 17 edition

    Local Voices Lake: April 17 edition
    Letters to the editor from Gurnee, Hawthorn Woods and Kildeer. Political favors The legal position that campaign cash is speech is sheer nonsense. Freedom of speech means that you are free to say what you please, not the volume setting on your...