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  • Bill Gross warns global markets reaching 'point of low return'

    Bill Gross, the closely watched bond investor, on Thursday lambasted central banks around the world for unconventional monetary easing and advised investors to curb risk-taking going into 2015 as global markets are reaching "the point of low return" and...
  • AutoNation's Jackson moves up on Federal Reserve's Atlanta board

    AutoNation's Jackson moves up on Federal Reserve's Atlanta board
    AutoNation chief executive Mike Jackson is elevating his role yet again at the Federal Reserve Bank, this time becoming deputy chair of its board of directors for the U.S. southeast region. Jackson joined the nine-member board of the regional Federal...
  • Fed's Fisher: remove 'considerable time' from interest rate guidance

    With unemployment falling and inflation stable, the U.S. Federal Reserve should use its December meeting to eliminate its guidance that it will keep rates near zero for a "considerable time," a top Federal Reserve official said on Wednesday. "The...
  • Dollar index rises to highest since March 2009

    The dollar rose on Wednesday to its highest in more than 5-1/2 years against a basket of currencies, helped by this week's rise in U.S. bond yields and Federal Reserve officials' mostly upbeat comments on the outlook for the U.S. economy. The dollar...
  • U.S. third-quarter productivity revised up, wages slashed

    U.S. nonfarm productivity grew a bit faster than initially thought in the third quarter, while sharp downward revisions to compensation pointed to muted wage inflation that should give the Federal Reserve room to keep interest rates low for a while....
  • NY Fed taps former Tudor partner as new policy guru

    The New York Federal Reserve on Wednesday named a former hedge fund partner to head a new policy team meant to better understand the effects that the coming tightening cycle will have on global economies and financial markets. Alberto Musalem, who ran...
  • Scramble for cash in U.S. intensifies as year-end looms

    Cash hoarding by banks, securities dealers and asset managers in the United States is in full swing with signs that the year-end ritual might be more intense than years past. In the final weeks of every year, the demand for cash typically heightens as...
  • South Korea exports seen up 4.3 percent next year: trade organization

    South Korea's exports are expected to rise an annual 4.3 percent in 2015, a report from the country's representative trade body showed, which would be the biggest gain since 2011 but still below the robust growth rates seen in earlier years. Exports...
  • Fed's Yellen makes no comment on policy outlook in remarks to students

    U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made no comment on current economic conditions or the outlook for monetary policy in welcoming remarks on Tuesday to college students. She said students taking part in the 2014 College Fed Challenge National Finals...
  • Fed's Fischer: Drop in inflation would require delay in rate hike

    U.S. Federal Reserve vice chair Stanley Fischer said that if inflation fails to take hold the central bank will need to leave rates at their current low levels, delaying lift-off from the zero bound where they have remained for six years. "If inflation...
  • U.S. fed funds rate hits highest since April 2013

    A key overnight borrowing cost for U.S. banks reached its highest level since April 2013 on Monday after the Federal Reserve raised an interest rate on a test program aimed to hold within its rate target when it decides to tighten policy. The effective,...