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  • Who could win and who could lose if the Fed hikes rates

    Interest rates could soon rise in the U.S. for the first time in almost a decade, and that's shaking up financial markets. If you own stocks of Coca-Cola or Procter & Gamble, you may already see the impact in your 401(k). And if you're making plans to...
  • Asia stocks jump as Fed rate hike expectations shift again

    Asian stocks markets jumped Tuesday as investors second guessed what signals the Federal Reserve will give on interest rate hikes at its policy meeting this week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.9 percent to 19,411.57 and South Korea's Kospi...
  • Dallas Fed chief Richard Fisher wants to be remembered for making economics understandable

    DALLAS Richard Fisher is known for his financial acumen, but it's his storytelling that steals the show. The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is just as comfortable talking about Mick Jagger as deflation. His colorful commentary, which can...
  • What it means if Fed no longer says it's 'patient' on rates

    For the Federal Reserve, patience may no longer be a virtue. Surrounding the Fed's policy meeting this week is the widespread expectation that it will no longer use the word "patient" to describe its stance on raising interest rates from record lows....
  • The Fed doesn't want to be audited

    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., seems to have really struck a nerve with his "Audit the Fed" bill, S. 264. The Federal Reserve Transparency Act would require the central bank to be audited by the Government Accountability Office. The House passed Audit the Fed...
  • Stocks decline for third week; interest rate worries persist

    The stock market was hit hard Friday, capping a third week of declines, as investors reacted to a steep drop in oil prices and a jump in the value of the dollar. Utilities, companies that make basic materials like steel, and major exporters had the...
  • US wholesale prices down for fourth straight month

    Wholesale prices fell for a fourth straight month in February as a decline in food prices offset an increase in gasoline prices. The Labor Department said Friday its producer price index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach consumers,...
  • Stocks drop as oil prices decline, rate worries persist

    Stocks are falling in midday trading, led by declines in energy and utility stocks. The price of oil took another turn lower Friday and traders are continuing to worry about higher interest rates in the U.S. The Federal Reserve meets next week to...
  • Business events scheduled for the coming week

    All times are Eastern. MONDAY, March 16 WASHINGTON —Federal Reserve releases industrial production for February, 9:15 a.m.; National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for March, 10 a.m. TUESDAY, March 17 WASHINGTON &#...
  • U.S. household wealth touches record high

    U.S. household wealth touches record high
    Fueled by higher stock and home values, Americans' net worth reached a record high in the final three months of 2014. Household wealth rose 1.9 percent during the October-December quarter to nearly $83 trillion, the Federal Reserve said Thursday....
  • Recent actions by the world's central banks, at a glance

    When Federal Reserve officials meet next week, they'll face a landscape unique among their global counterparts: A steadily improving economy and the widespread expectation that they will soon raise interest rates from record lows. In contrast, other...