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  • Burst of hiring sends stocks to higher close

    Investors think the U.S. economy is at a perfect temperature for stocks: not too hot, not too cold. The latest evidence came Friday in a jobs report that showed a pickup in hiring last month that could mean more people with paychecks, more spending...
  • Investors batten down hatches for volatile end to 2014

    LONDON (Reuters) - Global investors are starting to cut back on stock market positions, wary of a wave of financial market turbulence in the final quarter of 2014 as the era of cheap money ends. The tide turned abruptly this week with the close of the...
  • Bullard says Fed needs to change rate guidance at next meeting

    (Reuters) - St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said the central bank's policy setting committee will have to change its interest rate guidance language at the next meeting. Since March, the committee has said it will keep rates low for...
  • 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...
  • Fed's Dudley says long-term appropriate level of Fed balance sheet not yet clear

    (Reuters) - New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley said on Monday it is not yet clear how large or small the central bank's balance sheet should remain in the long term. In comments to an event organized by Bloomberg News, Dudley said the...
  • Investors expected to stick to stocks

    Investors expected to stick to stocks
    As the stock market enters the last quarter of the year, investors are expected to stick with stocks. Not because they think stocks are a great deal. Rather, professional investors see no other game in town. Many analysts repeatedly note that stocks are...
  • Financial market storm brewing as 2014 winds down

    LONDON (Reuters) - After a year in which world markets have sailed effortlessly through wars, invasions and geopolitical ferment, a storm of their own making may well be brewing. Investors have mostly held their nerve as headlines lurched from a new...
  • 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...