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  • New Fed study suggests traders' rate path view lags that of Fed

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve will likely start raising interest rates in mid-2015, but so slowly that rates will end the year at just 0.55 percent, according to a San Francisco Fed study of betting in futures markets released on Monday....
  • 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...
  • Fed hawk Fisher says U.S. risks falling behind curve on inflation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Richard Fisher, president of the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank, said the United States risks falling behind the curve on inflation as wage pressure starts to bubble in some parts of the country. "I think we could suddenly get a patch...
  • 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...
  • ECB's plans to revive bank lending leave economists unconvinced: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Bank lending to private euro zone businesses needs to grow at a 3 percent annual rate on a sustained basis in order to stir inflation, according a Reuters poll of economists who say that is not likely to happen. In the latest monthly...
  • Fed's Mester says opposition to 'considerable time' not enough to trigger dissent

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester said on Wednesday her opposition to the phrase "considerable time" in the central bank's policy statement was not enough to trigger a dissenting vote. Mester said she felt the...
  • G20 says nearing growth goal, but more needed from Europe

    CAIRNS Australia (Reuters) - The Group of 20 leading nations say they are tantalisingly close to adding an extra $2 trillion to the global economy and creating millions of new jobs, but Europe's extended stagnation remains a major stumbling block. The...
  • Monetary policy will not solve all U.S. job market ills: Evans

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The state of the labor market will continue to be an issue for the U.S. economy, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Wednesday, cautioning that monetary policy cannot solve all the problems plaguing the jobs...
  • 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...
  • Relief over Scotland gives way to 'Great Stagnation' worries

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Scotland's rejection of independence and a lack of any fireworks at a Fed meeting last week have calmed investors enough to shift the focus back to what some call the "Great Stagnation", and how to avoid it. The Group of 20 leading...
  • Dow tumbles 264 points in biggest stock sell-off in two months

    Dow tumbles 264 points in biggest stock sell-off in two months
    Wall Street saw its biggest stock sell-off in two months Thursday as investors worried over rising geopolitical tensions and the prospect of higher interest rates. The Dow Jones industrial average sank 264.26 points. The plunge was led by tech stocks,...