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  • Economy, hiring up in July, but flat wage growth dampens cheer

    WASHINGTON July marked a sixth straight month with 200,000-plus jobs growth, the government said Friday, cementing the view of a firming U.S. economic recovery. Deeper within the numbers, however, was an explanation for why many Americans still don't feel...
  • July's job growth strong but below expectations

    July's job growth strong but below expectations
    The labor market extended its best streak since the late 1990s, posting solid job growth last month that lured more people back into the workforce. The 209,000 net new jobs were below analyst expectations and a sharp falloff from June's robust 298,000...
  • Dollar rally here to stay as improving U.S. economy stirs rate hike debate: poll

    LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar's rally looks set to continue, according to a Reuters poll, as the U.S. economy is picking up smartly and raising market speculation about how soon the Fed will have to lift interest rates. Analysts in Reuters polls have...
  • Bear market seems unlikely as anxieties rattle investors

    Bear market seems unlikely as anxieties rattle investors
    Investors can't shake the jitters. After a brief calm in the stock market Monday in the wake of last week's sharp sell-off, investors turned squeamish about stocks again Tuesday and took cover in Treasury bonds. At one point, selling drove the Dow Jones...
  • Fed on track for earlier rate rise, Fisher says

    (Reuters) - A top Federal Reserve official known for his hawkish policy views said Tuesday the Fed is on track for an earlier rate rise than he and his colleagues had forecast just a few months ago. "I think the committee, as I listen to them and I can...
  • Too-big-to-fail banks' living wills are inadequate, regulators say

    Too-big-to-fail banks' living wills are inadequate, regulators say
    Six years after the financial crisis, regulators said that 11 banks deemed too big to fail still have produced no workable procedures to help regulators shut them down should they ever reach the brink of failure. The Federal Reserve and the Federal...
  • Democrats Won't Back True Progressive

    If Ohio's senior senator were named Sharon Brown instead of Sherrod Brown, progressives would have a plausible political pin-up and a serious alternative to the tawdry boredom of Hillary Clinton's joyless plod toward her party's presidential nomination....
  • Banks easing lending standards, Fed survey shows

    Banks easing lending standards, Fed survey shows
    The nation’s banks are making it generally easier for consumers and industries to get residential mortgages and business and commercial real estate loans, the Federal Reserve said Monday. In a July survey of senior loan officers, the Fed also found...
  • New FICO criteria could help borrowers

    The nation's dominant credit-scoring system is being revised in a way that could save consumers nationwide billions of dollars, especially in qualifying for mortgages, auto loans and credit cards at lower interest rates. The changes to FICO criteria are...
  • Fed survey: 40% of households show signs of financial stress

    Four out of 10 American households were straining financially five years after the Great Recession -- many struggling with tight credit, education debt and retirement issues, according to a new Federal Reserve survey of consumers. The Fed study shows...
  • Many Americans are still struggling financially

     Many Americans are still struggling financially
    ¬†Four in 10 U.S. households are straining financially five years after the Great Recession — many struggling with tight credit, soaring education debt and profound issues related to savings and retirement, according to a new Federal Reserve survey....