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  • Less than 1 in 4 Americans in survey know Janet Yellen is Fed chair

    Less than 1 in 4 Americans in survey know Janet Yellen is Fed chair
    Janet L. Yellen made history this year when she became the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve, but most Americans apparently didn't notice. Just 24% correctly identified her as the central bank's chair in results of a nationwide poll released...
  • Ex-Treasury Secretary Paulson says AIG bailout was punitive

    Ex-Treasury Secretary Paulson says AIG bailout was punitive
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Treasury Secretary Henry "Hank" Paulson told a packed courtroom on Monday that AIG shareholders were singled out for punishment as part of the U.S. government's attempt to contain the contagion of the 2008 financial crisis....
  • The Week Ahead: Washington to revisit the recession

    Investors are right to focus on what's to come for markets such as the beginning of third quarter earnings season. However, in the week ahead, a Washington, D.C. courtroom revisits the extraordinary and never before taken actions by the U.S. government...
  • Six years after AIG bailout, trial asks: was it legal?

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of the more unusual trials to come out of the 2008 financial crisis is set to begin on Monday, when a federal judge will consider whether the U.S. government's rescue of American International Group Inc was, in fact, legal. In...
  • Seis años después del rescate de AIG, un juicio plantea: ¿Qué es legal?

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Uno de los juicios más inusuales que surgieron de la crisis financiera del 2008 comenzará el lunes, cuando un juez federal considerará si el rescate que el Gobierno estadounidense le dio a American International Group fue, de hecho,...
  • U.S. Senate approves Sheets as Treasury undersecretary

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate approved Nathan Sheets as the Treasury's top official on international affairs, charged with pressing Washington's position on everything from the value of China's currency to how to resolve Europe's debt crisis. In...
  • Fed chief concerned about the number of Americans working part-time

    Fed chief concerned about the number of Americans working part-time
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has a stubborn warning light blinking on her labor market dashboard: A group of Americans larger than Washington state's population can find only part-time work. As Yellen heads to this week's Fed symposium in...
  • Yellen está decidida a evitar que tasas suban muy pronto porque teme recaída de economía EEUU

    WASHINGTON/NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - Planteando un cambio histórico en la política monetaria de Estados Unidos, Janet Yellen ha colocado su mandato como presidenta de la Reserva Federal sobre un principio simple: prefiere luchar contra la inflación que...
  • Democrats Won't Back True Progressive

    If Ohio's senior senator were named Sharon Brown instead of Sherrod Brown, progressives would have a plausible political pin-up and a serious alternative to the tawdry boredom of Hillary Clinton's joyless plod toward her party's presidential nomination....
  • Fed 'mired' in debate at margins of labor market: Plosser

    JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is "mired" in debate over corners of the U.S. labor market that it has little chance of improving, and it should instead prepare the public for an interest-rate rise, a Fed official known for his hawkish...
  • How come nobody talks about the 'Obama bull market'?

    How come nobody talks about the 'Obama bull market'?
    It was widely noticed two weeks ago that the Standard & Poor's 500 index, the most important stock market indicator, hit a milestone by crossing 2,000 for the first time. It was somewhat less widely noticed that on that day, you would have notched a...