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  • OneWest Bank takeover spurs email fight

     OneWest Bank takeover spurs email fight
    The protesters outside OneWest Bank in Pasadena rankled Chief Executive Joseph Otting. Their signs — "Don't be a Grinch" and "Jail OneWest Bankers" — were part of a push to have regulators scrutinize the $3.4-billion purchase of the bank...
  • Fed stays 'patient' on rate hike; notes ultra-low inflation

    Fed stays 'patient' on rate hike; notes ultra-low inflation
    The Federal Reserve reiterated Wednesday that it will be “patient” in raising rates from record lows but noted that inflation remains well below its target rate. In a statement after its latest policy meeting, the Fed made clear that no rate...
  • Fed holds the line, no hint on rate hikes

    WASHINGTON Seeing no signs of building inflation and making no mention Europe's widening financial woes, the Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept its benchmark interest rate at near zero and gave no hint of an imminent change in policy. Mainstream...
  • Fed keeps key rate near zero, will stay 'patient' on raising it

    Fed keeps key rate near zero, will stay 'patient' on raising it
    Federal Reserve policymakers kept their benchmark interest rate near zero and reiterated a plan to be patient about future hikes, even though they issued a more upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy. Fed officials said in a policy statement Wednesday...
  • Stock market rises at midday after strong earnings from Apple; investors await Fed statement

    The U.S. stock market is rising slightly at midday as investors wait for the Federal Reserve's latest policy statement. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 55 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,442 as of 12:02 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday. The Standard &...
  • Asian stocks tumble after Wall Street declines amid worries about lower corporate profits

    Asian stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday after Wall Street tumbled on concern about weak corporate earnings as investors watched this week's meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index tumbled 1.4 percent to 3,...
  • Robert B. Reich: Wall Street's threat to the American middle class

    Presidential aspirants in both parties are talking about saving the middle class. But the middle class can't be saved unless Wall Street is tamed. The Street's excesses pose a continuing danger to average Americans. And its ongoing use of confidential...
  • As Fed meets this week, low inflation will likely keep it 'patient' about a rate increase

    The Federal Reserve ended 2014 with a pledge to be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows. The way things are going, its patience may endure for a long while. Though the U.S. economy has steadily improved, inflation has dipped further below...
  • The Week Ahead: American exceptionalism in a worried financial world

    American exceptionalism is the idea that the U.S. is different than the rest of the world. Believers point to economic freedoms and personal liberties contributing to the uniqueness and diversity of America's economy, culture and politics. Regardless if...
  • Euro drops to 11-year low on Greek vote after QE; Aussie falls

    LONDON The euro fell to the lowest in more than 11 years as polls showing an anti-austerity party will win Greek elections exacerbated the currency's drop after the European Central Bank widened its stimulus program. The shared currency headed for a...
  • Terry Savage: 5 things to know about deflation

    Americans have grown up with fears of inflation commonly defined as rising prices. But despite the Federal Reserve's oft-stated concern with inflation, we haven't seen much of it in recent years. In fact, the current concern is quite the opposite:...