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  • Yellen says Fed still 'patient' on raising rates

    Yellen says Fed still 'patient' on raising rates
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the Federal Reserve remains patient in deciding when to start raising interest rates because too many Americans remain unemployed, wage growth remains sluggish and inflation is running below the Fed's...
  • US stocks drift higher as Yellen testifies before Congress

    Major U.S. stock indexes edged higher in midday trading as investors monitored Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's remarks before Congress. Strong earnings from Home Depot and positive developments in Greece's efforts to secure an extension of its...
  • Yellen faces Congress amid direst threat to Fed since Dodd-Frank

    Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies before Congress this week with the Federal Reserve facing its gravest political threat since the drafters of the Dodd-Frank act tried to strip it of its supervisory powers. The Fed is being pressured...
  • Business events scheduled for Tuesday

    Major business and economic events scheduled for Tuesday: All times are Eastern WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for December and the fourth quarter, 9 a.m. WASHINGTON — The Conference Board...
  • Higher rates coming? Yellen faces lawmakers at pivotal time

    After years of sounding reassuring notes about the need to keep interest rates at record lows, the Federal Reserve is finding the shift to an era of pending rate hikes a tricky and complicated one. But anyone who expects Fed Chair Janet Yellen to clarify...
  • Community banks lobby senators to curb power of New York Fed

    The Independent Community Bankers of America has stepped up its support for a proposal to strip the Federal Reserve Bank of New York of its permanent vote on monetary policy and share it with the other regional Fed banks. Dallas Fed President Richard...
  • The Week Ahead: Fed keeps waiting � on Obama, Congress

    Janet Yellen displays the calm exterior, composed thinking and patient ideology necessary for her position as chief banker of the United States. Her tangential supervisors, however, are not known for similar characteristics. Yellen is due before two...
  • Fed officials in no hurry to raise rates

    Federal Reserve officials struggled last month to assess when economic data might prompt them to raise interest rates from record lows — and how best to convey their intentions to investors. Minutes of the Fed's Jan. 27-28 meeting released...
  • Stock market ends mostly lower after release of Fed minutes

    Stock market ends mostly lower after release of Fed minutes
    The U.S. stock market edged mostly lower on Wednesday, easing back from its latest all-time highs. The markets barely budged following the midafternoon release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's January meeting. The transcript showed that...
  • Stocks open lower ahead of Fed minutes; energy shares drop

    Stocks open lower ahead of Fed minutes; energy shares drop
    Stocks opened lower on Wednesday, pulling back from record levels. Declines were led by energy stocks, as the price of oil fell on speculation that a recent rally in the crude was excessive. Later, traders will also comb through the minutes of the...
  • Account shows ECB fears of deflation as it weighed stimulus

    The European Central Bank's governing council members wrestled with fears that falling prices could become ingrained in the eurozone economy before a "large majority" decided last month to launch a 1 trillion euro monetary boost. That's according to an...