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  • Markets subdued ahead of Yellen's second testimony

    Markets subdued ahead of Yellen's second testimony
    U.S. financial markets eased back from record highs in early trading Wednesday. Investors were monitoring corporate earnings from Lowe's, Target and several other companies. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was scheduled to deliver another round of...
  • US stocks drift in midday trading, holding near record highs

    U.S. stocks are little changed in midday trading as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen continues her Congressional testimony. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 13 points, or 0.1 percent, at 18,222 as of 11:55 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday. The...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday

    The Dow Jones industrial average eked out another record high close on Wednesday, while the other major stock indexes ended lower. Investors had their eye on the latest batch of corporate earnings, as well as another day of testimony from Federal...
  • Dow ekes out another record close even as other indexes slip

    The Dow Jones industrial average managed another record high close, but just barely, even as other market indexes edged lower. Traders were watching another day of testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and monitoring earnings news from...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ TJ Maxx, Marshalls to follow Wal-Mart in raising pay The owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods stores became the latest retailer to boost pay for its U.S. workers, putting pressure on other chains to do the same. TJX Cos. said Wednesday...
  • GOP lawmakers accuse Yellen of playing politics

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen came under fire Wednesday from House Republicans, who challenged the central bank's lack of accountability during her second day of testimony to Congress. After she gave her semiannual economic report, GOP lawmakers...
  • Yellen navigates tricky path on interest rates

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen navigated the tricky job of managing expectations on Tuesday in her first public comments on interest rate policy in more than two months. She wanted the world to know the Fed isn't ready yet to raise rates from...
  • Mohamed A. El-Erian: Janet Yellen's 3-part message to Congress

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is one of three major central bankers who will appear before their national legislatures this week. In her two-day semi-annual monetary policy testimony that starts today, she will endeavor to deploy a careful mix of...
  • Slight gains push US stocks to record highs; Home Depot up

    The U.S. stock market is back at a record high as traders are encouraged by the latest news on interest rates, Greece and corporate earnings. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 92 points, or 0.5 percent, to close at 18,209 Tuesday. The Standard &...
  • Fed chief stresses flexibility on timing of interest rate hike

    Fed chief stresses flexibility on timing of interest rate hike
    Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen greased the wheels for an eventual interest rate hike, but she made clear that she was keeping her options open on the timing of any such move. Appearing for the first time before the new Republican-...
  • Slight gains push stocks to record highs

    Slight gains push stocks to record highs
    The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index delivered new highs Tuesday, beating marks they set last week. The Nasdaq composite also built on its gains for the year, finishing higher for the 10th day in a row. The latest...