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  • 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...
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    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...
  • Fed's Bullard: wages won't give much indication on inflationary pressures

    ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said on Friday he did not expect wage data to give the central bank much indication on inflation pressures. With the economy growing, an explosion in wages could happen but it's...
  • Americans are quitting their jobs more, and that's a good thing

    Americans are quitting their jobs more, and that's a good thing
    WASHINGTON -- In a paradoxically good development for the U.S. economy, Americans quit their jobs in September at the fastest rate in over six years. Other data on Thursday showed the number of new jobless claims rose last week but remained near a 14-...
  • 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...
  • 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...