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  • Fed's Plosser says strong dollar no big risk to inflation

    LONDON (Reuters) - The current strength of the dollar does not present a significant risk to U.S. inflation, a senior Federal Reserve policymaker said on Wednesday. "Exchange rates do not have large effects on our inflation rate overall...so there may be...
  • Fed awards $308 billion of term deposits in test auction

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve awarded $307.723 billion of seven-day term deposits to banks, a record amount, at a test auction held on Monday, it said in a statement on Wednesday. U.S. government offices were closed on Tuesday for the Veterans...
  • IMF sees risks in Mexico reform implementation

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rising U.S. interest rates and hurdles to smooth implementation of economic reforms pose risks to Mexican growth, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday. Mexico, Latin America's second-largest economy, could see...
  • Deflation 'very unlikely' in U.S., Fed's Rosengren says

    Deflation 'very unlikely' in U.S., Fed's Rosengren says
    (Reuters) - Deflation is “very unlikely” in the United States but there is some risk of it in Europe, hence the European Central Bank's recent stimulus warnings, a top Federal Reserve official said. Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren,...
  • Too low U.S. rates should make Fed nervous: Plosser

    LONDON (Reuters) - Near-zero U.S. interest rates are too low and should make the Federal Reserve nervous, one of its top policymakers, Charles Plosser, said on Tuesday. Plosser said in an interview with broadcaster CNBC that even though inflation was...
  • Fed's bond-buying program over but jury's still out on its success

    Fed's bond-buying program over but jury's still out on its success
    The Federal Reserve has ended its roughly $3.7 trillion program of bond buying, leaving in its wake hard questions Did it strengthen the economic recovery? If so, by how much? What are the long-run effects? Should it be used again? We don't have good...
  • Dollar's rise natural given relative strength of U.S.: Fed's Rosengren

    LEXINGTON Va (Reuters) - Boston Federal Reserve bank President Eric Rosengren said the rise of the dollar against currencies like the yen and euro reflects the strength of the U.S. economy and doesn't indicate a currency war is developing. "Various...
  • Maurice Greenberg puts U.S. handling of AIG bailout on trial

    Maurice R. Greenberg, the ousted chief executive of American International Group Inc., was practically laughed out of New York for claiming that he and other shareholders were shortchanged by the U.S. government's $182-billion bailout of AIG. No one's...
  • ECB door remains open to QE despite doubts over impact

    FRANKFURT/PARIS (Reuters) - The European Central Bank's drip-feed stimulus is taking it closer to large-scale government bond purchases with new money but its weapon of last resort may not be the silver bullet markets are hoping for.     After a...
  • Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools

    Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools
    Fresh from the world of high-stakes trading, David Vitale arrived at Chicago Public Schools a decade ago with a plan to transform the way it borrowed money. With the district thirsty for cheap cash, plain old municipal bonds weren't good enough anymore,...
  • U.S. unemployment rate falls to 6-year low of 5.8% on solid job growth

    Solid job growth in October, the ninth straight month with more than 200,000 new jobs created, and a drop in the unemployment rate to a new six-year low of 5.8% showed that the labor market is strengthening. But workers still aren't seeing much...