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  • Fed nears end of stimulus but stays vague on interest rate hike timing

    Federal Reserve policymakers took the next-to-last step in ending their controversial bond-buying stimulus program as the economy continues to heal. But they offered no new hints on how soon the Fed would once again hike interest rates — after...
  • As Alibaba debuts on Wall Street, stocks drift

    As Alibaba debuts on Wall Street, stocks drift
    NEW YORK — With Wall Street focused on the debut of Alibaba Group, the stock market drifted into the weekend and major indexes ended little changed. Investors watched as the Chinese e-commerce giant surged 38 percent Friday, in its first day of...
  • Fed's rate guidance on chopping block, new exit plan nears

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is facing perhaps its most pivotal meeting of the year next week, as it debates a potential overhaul of its guidance on interest rates and seeks to nail down a plan for exiting its extraordinarily easy monetary policy....
  • U.S. Fed official's bank capital comments pressure stocks

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Federal Reserve official on Tuesday warned the biggest U.S. banks they would soon face new funding rules that exceed international standards, a move he said could lead some firms to shrink rather than face the strict requirements....
  • U.S. inflation surprisingly weak, Fed keeps low rates pledge

    U.S. inflation surprisingly weak, Fed keeps low rates pledge
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/2 years in August and underlying inflation pressures were muted, which could lessen the urgency for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. The Labor Department said...
  • Fed chief Yellen's remarks at press conference

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The following are highlights of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's remarks at a press conference on Wednesday following the conclusion of the U.S. central bank's two-day policy meeting. ON INTEREST RATE PATH PROJECTIONS "I...
  • Fed cuts stimulus another $10 billion, holds steady on interest rates

    Fed cuts stimulus another $10 billion, holds steady on interest rates
    Federal Reserve policymakers on Wednesday cut their monthly bond-buying stimulus program by another $10 billion and held interest rates steady at near zero, offering no suggestions that they will raise them any time soon as the economic recovery improves....
  • Surprise CPI fall rattles U.S. inflation bond market

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - News on Wednesday that inflation unexpectedly cooled in August rattled the U.S. inflation bond market where traders had bet on price increases accelerating to achieve the Federal Reserve's desired level. The corner of the bond market...
  • Dow closes at record after Fed keeps rates intact

    NEW YORK — The stock market rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve told investors to expect low interest rates for a while yet, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average to a record high. After drifting along for most of the day, stocks marched...
  • Fed offers clarity, sort of, as bond buying ends

    WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve Wednesday announced it would trim its bond buying by another $10 billion, leaving it on course to end next month the controversial program designed to support the sluggish U.S. economic recovery. The Fed has been tapering...
  • Traders see Fed raising rates in July 2015

    (Reuters) - U.S. short-term interest-rate futures contracts fell Wednesday after the Federal Reserve renewed its low-rate pledge, prompting traders to add to bets the U.S. central bank will wait to raise interest rates until the second-half of 2015....