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  • Fed should do whatever it takes to reach goals: Kocherlakota

    SAINT PAUL Minn. (Reuters) - Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Narayana Kocherlakota said Tuesday that the path of U.S. interest rates will depend on how the economy evolves, as the U.S. central bank aims at its twin goals of 2-percent inflation and...
  • Fed is creating risks to itself on credibility: Kocherlakota

    ST. PAUL Minn. (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is risking its credibility by not acting aggressively enough to bring inflation back up to its 2 percent target quickly, a top U.S. central banker said on Tuesday. "I think we are creating risks for...
  • Fed unlikely to raise rates at all in 2015 - Amundi

    LONDON (Reuters) - Markets are overly worried about the U.S. Federal Reserve normalizing its monetary policy and it probably won't even raise interest rates next year, one of Europe's biggest investors said on Tuesday. Pascal Blanque, Chief Investment...
  • How will Japanese recession affect U.S. recovery?

    Japan's unexpected fall into recession — the latest stumble for its long-struggling economy — poses another obstacle to the U.S. recovery and demonstrates the problems many key nations still are having regaining their economic footing after...
  • Powell says Fed could hike rates mid-2015; cites low inflation

    (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve could hike interest rates in mid-2015 if the U.S. economy continues apace, but monetary accommodation is needed for now because inflation "is likely to remain weak for some time," a Fed governor said on Monday. Fed...
  • Omega's Einhorn sees stock market rallying into 2015

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hedge fund Omega Advisors expects to see the U.S. stock market's bull run continue into next year, fueled by steady economic growth and a corporate takeover boom. "My expectation is for the Standard & Poor's 500 (stock market index)...
  • For Fed, low inflation still a likely foe: study

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve two years from now is twice as likely to be battling low inflation as high inflation, according to research published on Monday by the San Francisco Fed. The study, penned by San Francisco Fed senior...
  • Fed's Bullard says U.S. inflation fails to justify near-zero rates

    ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A top Federal Reserve official stuck to his forecast of raising interest rates in the first quarter of next year, with rebounding inflation, strong jobs data and lower oil prices propelling a strengthening U.S. economy. Just last...
  • Paulson hangs on to gold in third quarter; Soros cuts back

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hedge fund Paulson & Co maintained its stake in the world's biggest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, SPDR Gold Trust, in the third quarter, bolstering the confidence of bullion investors at a time when an improving U.S. economic...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION CLAYTON, Mo. Lawyers for Michael Brown's family stood outside the St. Louis County Courthouse on Thursday morning and said the family supports Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's call for calm once the grand jury announces its decision about whether to...
  • Economy not yet strong enough to lift interest rates, Fed's Dudley says

    Economy not yet strong enough to lift interest rates, Fed's Dudley says
    A top Federal Reserve policymaker said Thursday the economy still isn't strong enough to handle an increase in interest rates, but he expressed hope that will change sometime next year. William C. Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New...