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  • US stocks open slightly lower ahead of latest Fed remarks

    U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower ahead of another round of Congressional testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. The Dow Jones industrial average fell nine points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,197 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday. The...
  • Mohamed A. El-Erian: Janet Yellen's 3-part message to Congress

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is one of three major central bankers who will appear before their national legislatures this week. In her two-day semi-annual monetary policy testimony that starts today, she will endeavor to deploy a careful mix of...
  • Yellen navigates tricky path on interest rates

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen navigated the tricky job of managing expectations on Tuesday in her first public comments on interest rate policy in more than two months. She wanted the world to know the Fed isn't ready yet to raise rates from...
  • Fed chief expresses caution about raising rates too early

    Fed chief expresses caution about raising rates too early
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen on Tuesday gave an upbeat assessment of the American job market. But she noted it was not fully healed and reiterated the central bank's stance that it remained "patient" in raising interest rates. "There has been...
  • 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...
  • Slight gains push stocks to record highs

    Slight gains push stocks to record highs
    The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index delivered new highs Tuesday, beating marks they set last week. The Nasdaq composite also built on its gains for the year, finishing higher for the 10th day in a row. The latest...
  • Stocks rally on Greece deal, Fed remarks ... but will good feelings last?

    Stocks rally on Greece deal, Fed remarks ... but will good feelings last?
    Another intermission in the Greek debt drama and pacifying words from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen have lifted stocks once again to new record highs. Yet neither Greece nor the Fed is probably done unnerving investors for long. Stresses over...
  • Slight gains push US stocks to record highs; Home Depot up

    The U.S. stock market is back at a record high as traders are encouraged by the latest news on interest rates, Greece and corporate earnings. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 92 points, or 0.5 percent, to close at 18,209 Tuesday. The Standard &...
  • Fed chief stresses flexibility on timing of interest rate hike

    Fed chief stresses flexibility on timing of interest rate hike
    Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen greased the wheels for an eventual interest rate hike, but she made clear that she was keeping her options open on the timing of any such move. Appearing for the first time before the new Republican-...
  • Asian stocks restrained as investors await Yellen, Greece

    Asian stocks were little changed Tuesday as investors awaited remarks from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Greece prepared to unveil reforms that its new government hopes will win it approval for extended rescue loans. KEEPING SCORE: The...