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  • Great Recession's damage to U.S. labor market was typical: paper

    JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - The deep recession of 2007-2009 dealt no more permanent damage to the U.S. labor market than other recent downturns, according to a research paper prepared for a central banking conference that disputed the notion it left...
  • Full text of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's remarks on labor markets at Jackson Hole

    Aug 22 (Reuters) - - Following is the full text of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's remarks on labor markets as prepared for delivery at the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank's Jackson Hole conference. "In the five years since the end of the Great...
  • Pressure builds within Fed to signal new policy course

    JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - Pressure is building within the Federal Reserve for officials to move as early as next month to more clearly acknowledge improvements in the U.S. economy and lay the groundwork for the central bank's first interest rate...
  • Unemployed take their case to Fed officials at Jackson Hole

    JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - Reginald Rounds was among those present at the Federal Reserve's high-flying monetary conference here, enjoying the chance to button hole two top officials of the U.S. central bank. The St. Louis resident is neither an...
  • BoE can resolve financial stability coordination issues: Broadbent

    JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - There are potential "coordination issues" between the Bank of England's (BoE) new financial stability committee and other bank functions, a senior BoE official said on Saturday, adding that these issues can be resolved....
  • Upbeat South Fla. businesses report expanding economy

    Upbeat South Fla. businesses report expanding economy
    South Florida businesses have become more upbeat about the economy this summer and are "very optimistic for  the remainder of the year," according to an analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank. "Overall, as 2014 progresses, business contacts continue...
  • 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...
  • Fed's Williams sees first rate hike in middle of 2015: CNBC

    (Reuters) - The head of the San Francisco Federal Reserve said on Thursday the U.S. labor market has improved a lot but he held steady his view that the Fed should wait to hike interest rates until the summer of next year. "A rate hike sometime in the...
  • ECB in policy limbo, boxed in by its own plans

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is in a policy no man's land, bombarded by news of a stagnating euro zone economy but hesitant to move forward with new stimulus until measures it loaded in June have ignited. After the ECB cut interest...
  • Fed minutes signal growing pressure to raise interest rates sooner

    Federal Reserve officials at their last policy meeting debated an earlier-than-expected move in raising interest rates, suggesting the central bank may be shifting to a more aggressive stance in light of the recent pick-up in job growth and inflation....
  • U.S. consumer prices rise modestly in July

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices barely rose in July as declining energy costs partially offset increases in food and rents, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to keep interest rates low for a while. The Labor Department said...