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  • Yellen expects Fed to raise key short-term interest rate this year

    Yellen expects Fed to raise key short-term interest rate this year
    Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said Friday that she expected the central bank to increase its benchmark short-term interest rate this year if the economy continues to improve. It was her clearest signal yet of when the Fed would raise the...
  • Why the era of college grads working at restaurants and cafes is coming to an end

    Why the era of college grads working at restaurants and cafes is coming to an end
    The era of the overeducated barista is coming to a close. In the wake of the Great Recession, the ranks of the unemployed in America doubled, reaching more than 15 million people at its peak. Competition for the few open jobs was fierce, and...
  • Inflation increases slightly in April as energy prices remain low

    Inflation increases slightly in April as energy prices remain low
    Inflation increased slightly in April as energy prices remained low and costs for groceries, clothing and airfares declined, the Labor Department said Friday. The consumer price index rose 0.1%, in line with economists' forecasts, boosted by a big...
  • Panel moves to weaken Dodd-Frank

    Panel moves to weaken Dodd-Frank
    WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled Senate took its first step toward fulfilling a GOP promise to roll back key parts of the sweeping 2010 law that overhauled financial industry regulations and oversight. The Dodd-Frank reform law, designed to...
  • Fed minutes indicate June rate hike unlikely

    Fed minutes indicate June rate hike unlikely
    Federal Reserve policymakers largely agreed when they met last month that June would be too early to start raising interest rates, as they debated whether the economy's winter weakness would fade or persist. While "a few" Fed officials believed that...
  • Hillary Clinton tees up an argument for opposing the TPP

    Hillary Clinton tees up an argument for opposing the TPP
    You know that old joke about how to tell when a politician is lying? Along those lines, here's how to tell when politicians are looking for a way to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership without looking like a protectionist or a captive of organized...
  • No interest rate relief for savers

    As expected, when the Federal Reserve concluded its most recent two-day policy meeting, the central bankers decided to keep short-term interest rates at zero to one-quarter of a percent, which is where they have been since December 2008. In fact, it has...
  • Stocks whipsawed by rising bond yields

    Stocks whipsawed by rising bond yields
    Most people don't attend dress rehearsals so they can figure out how a play might be enacted later. But in these unusual times, the sharp volatility of the stock market lately may be helpful to observe if you want to make sense of the wild swings that...
  • April jobs report reassures investors

    April jobs report reassures investors
    Did someone say "Goldilocks"? You bet they did after Friday's jobs report. Neither too hot, nor too cold for investors' liking, the fairy tale name was bantered about by analysts putting a label on the nation's lukewarm jobs picture. Just as...
  • Letters: Crashing the economy; Just plain sad

    Letters: Crashing the economy; Just plain sad
    Crashing the economy In response to Lee Caudle's letter (The Capital, April 16), which claims that Ayn Rand's free- market principles were the cause of the 2008 financial crisis: Nothing can be further from the truth. It was caused by government...
  • City National critics want 'bank to the stars' to 'cater to the poor'

    City National critics want 'bank to the stars' to 'cater to the poor'
    Demands by advocates for low- and moderate-income banking customers are complicating the approval of a second major acquisition this year — Royal Bank of Canada's proposed $5.4-billion takeover of City National Corp. in Los Angeles. Community...