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  • Fed spotted JPMorgan 'Whale' risks years before scandal: inspector

    Fed spotted JPMorgan 'Whale' risks years before scandal: inspector
    NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve's New York branch knew about risks JPMorgan Chase & Co was taking with its massive "London Whale" derivatives bets four years before they imploded, but it failed to act properly to head them off, the U....
  • Dollar steady as currency majors brace for China data

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar started on a steady footing on Tuesday, as foreign exchange markets braced for a batch of Chinese economic indicators amid lingering investor worries over signs of a slowdown in Asia's economic powerhouse and global...
  • Market action reinforces need for policy patience: Fed's Rosengren

    BOSTON (Reuters) - The recent volatility in financial markets reinforces the need for the Federal Reserve to be patient with its policy stimulus and to clearly tie an eventual interest-rate rise to improving economic conditions, a top Fed policymaker told...
  • Fed committed to tailoring supervision for small banks: Powell

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is committed to tailoring its supervisory practices for community banks as appropriate to reduce unnecessary burden, a top Fed official said on Monday. The central bank also needs to ensure smaller U.S. banks...
  • Fed's Fisher says market volatility shouldn't stop ending QE3: CNBC

    (Reuters) - Recent market volatility should not stop the Federal Reserve from ending its bond-buying program at the end of this month, a top Fed official said on Monday. "It hasn't changed my outlook one iota," Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher said in...
  • Fed's Fisher: could see full employment, 2-percent inflation by 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. economy could be fully recovered from the effects of the financial crisis and recession as early as next year, a top Federal Reserve official said, flagging the possibility the U.S. central bank will need to raise...
  • Business economists report solid but slowing growth in third quarter

    Business economists report solid but slowing growth in third quarter
    Business economists reported solid but slowing growth at their companies over the summer as gauges of sales, hiring and profit margins fell slightly from the second quarter, according to survey results released Monday. Despite concerns about economic...
  • Getting used to the 'new mediocre'

    LONDON (Reuters) - Evaporating inflation and slowing growth have put financial markets into such a spin that they could inflict further damage on the world economy. Until a dramatic selloff, exuberant markets had raced well ahead of the economies that...
  • Euro's demise exaggerated, old lessons show

    LONDON (Reuters) - Currency watchers have decreed that the euro will fall sharply against the dollar as Europe and the United States' monetary policies diverge, but history suggests the euro's drop may not be quite so smooth or rapid. Frankfurt has...
  • Fed's Evans says infrastructure push could help economy

    INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans said on Monday that the U.S. government should take advantage of low borrowing costs to accelerate needed infrastructure investment. The effort could boost demand, increase growth,...
  • Evans sticks with early 2016 as likely date for U.S. rate liftoff

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans said on Monday that he continues to see early 2016 as the likely date for the Fed to raise interest rates. "It would be the first quarter of 2016 because of the risk considerations,"...