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  • The next big crisis? Jim Rickards on financial panics

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ever wondered when the next financial crisis will be? Possibly in just a couple of years with the "coming collapse of the international monetary system." That is the not-so-subtle subtitle of Jim Rickards' bestselling book, "The...
  • Ronald McKinnon dies at 79; economist opposed Fed asset purchases

    Ronald McKinnon, a retired professor of economics at Stanford University who warned Federal Reserve policy makers including former Chairman Ben Bernanke that its large-scale asset purchases would harm the economy, has died. He was 79. He died...
  • 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...
  • Obama urges regulators to tailor standards for financial firms

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama gathered the top U.S. market regulators at the White House on Monday and urged them to look for ways to tailor rules based on financial firms' size and complexity. The White House, in a readout of the...
  • 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....
  • Stocks edge lower; H&R Block sinks

    U.S. stocks are closing slightly lower, giving up an early gain. Some encouraging corporate news failed to give the broader stock market a boost on Monday, and stocks edged lower as investors waited for news on the outlook for the Federal Reserve's...
  • Austerity versus growth version 3.0 at G20/IMF

    LONDON (Reuters) - World policymakers gather in Washington later this week to ponder how to sustain economic recovery at a time when the United States is about to turn off its money taps. Given the same G20 finance ministers and central bankers met in...
  • Unemployment rate drops to 5.9% as job growth rebounds

    Job growth rebounded strongly last month and the unemployment rate fell below 6% for the first time in more than six years, easing fears the labor market was faltering again and providing a boost to congressional Democrats before the midterm elections....
  • Fed's Lockhart says weak demand puts rate hike timetable in doubt

    JACKSON Miss (Reuters) - Atlanta Federal Reserve bank president Dennis Lockhart said the U.S. economy is still hampered by weak demand at home and internationally, potentially pushing the need to raise interest rates later into next year. The forces that...
  • Fed's George wants to raise U.S. rates soon, gradually

    CHEYENNE Wyo. (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve should begin raising rates soon or risk stoking future inflation and further distorting financial markets where too many investors are already taking excessive risks, a top Fed official said on Tuesday....
  • Aircraft lessors wary as new rivals crowd into aviation

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Aircraft leasing companies voiced confidence in steady jetliner demand, but warned new aviation investors that they may take a painful hit when central banks start unwinding their efforts to stimulate the economy. Deterred by poor...