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  • Recent remarks by U.S. Federal Reserve officials

    Recent remarks by U.S. Federal Reserve officials
    (Reuters) - Following are highlights from remarks delivered by Federal Reserve officials dating to the policy statement the central bank issued on Sept. 17. SEPT 29 CHICAGO FEDERAL RESERVE BANK PRESIDENT CHARLES EVANS (Currently does not have a...
  • Fed's Evans repeats call for patience in raising U.S. interest rates

    (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve should be "exceptionally patient" in removing monetary policy accommodation, delaying interest-rate hikes until it is confident the U.S. economy can withstand them and only raising rates slowly once it starts, a top Fed...
  • 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...
  • Americans step up spending, but home market weakens

    Americans step up spending, but home market weakens
    WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer spending accelerated in August, the government said on Monday, a positive sign for an economy that appears to be firing on nearly all cylinders. The housing sector remains an exception, however, with a separate report...
  • 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....
  • Weak home sales create a market full of unknowns

    Weak home sales create a market full of unknowns
    There's still a ways to go before 2014's housing market wraps up, but industry watchers are already looking ahead to next year. So, too, are potential buyers and sellers who decided to sit this year out. Last week, the Illinois Association of Realtors...
  • 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...
  • Secret tapes of Fed meetings on Goldman prompt call for U.S. hearings

    NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An influential U.S. senator wants to hold hearings into "disturbing" issues raised by secretly taped conversations between Federal Reserve supervisors and officials at Goldman Sachs Group Inc , a bank the Fed was tasked...
  • Stocks end rocky week with a surge; Dow up 167 points

    NEW YORK — Good economic and corporate news helped the stock market stage a rebound at the end of a turbulent week of trading. Nike jumped after turning in higher profits, leading the Dow Jones industrial average higher. The Standard & Poor's...
  • 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,...
  • Fed's Evans says 'nervous' about inflation momentum

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Inflation in the United States could stay below the central bank's 2 percent target for more than two years, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Wednesday. "I'm nervous that there's not as much upward...