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  • Federal Reserve votes to end bond-buying stimulus program

    Federal Reserve votes to end bond-buying stimulus program
    Federal Reserve policymakers voted Wednesday to end the central bank's controversial bond-buying stimulus program, determining the economy is strong enough to remove the unprecedented support. The Fed also kept its benchmark short-term interest rate...
  • ECB must expand balance sheet by 1 trillion euros to lift inflation: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will need to expand its balance sheet by around 1 trillion euros for a stimulus program to be effective in boosting inflation, according to a Reuters poll, and it may be difficult to reach that target. Some form of...
  • Markets shifting gears, so buckle up

    Markets shifting gears, so buckle up
    That was fast. After the shocking plunge in the stock market this month, almost all that had been lost has been regained. Now analysts are debating whether that bodes well for the rest of the year or suggests too many investors are taking the stock...
  • The Fed chair sounds an alarm on opportunity

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Sunday, Oct. 26: When a Federal Reserve chair talks, Wall Street listens and sometimes quakes. While Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen's speech Oct. 17 on economic inequality didn't rattle...
  • Caution on U.S. Treasuries reaches 9-month high - J.P. Morgan

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The share of investors neutral on U.S. longer-dated Treasuries hit a nine-month high ahead of a two-day Federal Reserve policy meeting, according to a J.P. Morgan Securities survey Tuesday. Investor caution remained elevated after...
  • The Week Ahead: Fed's quantitative easing winds down as economy looks up

    A two-year financial experiment comes to an end in the new week. The Federal Reserve winds down its monthly asset purchases known as QE3 its third round of quantitative easing. Since September 2012, the central bank has committed billions of dollars...
  • Jobless claims jump, but one-month average lowest since 2000

    Initial claims for jobless benefits jumped last week from a post-Great Recession low, but the average over the past four weeks was the lowest since 2000 for the volatile but closely watched barometer of the labor market. About 283,000 people filed for...
  • Long-term unemployment persists

    Long-term unemployment persists
    Leticia Vives thought her rise from teller to senior teller to manager during 23 years at Bank of America had earned her staying power, or at least the experience to find work elsewhere. Still jobless 18 months after being let go in a downsizing move,...
  • Inflation remains tame as consumer prices edge up just 0.1%

    Inflation remains tame as consumer prices edge up just 0.1%
    Inflation remained in check last month with consumer prices edging up only slightly as low gasoline costs offset higher grocery store bills. The Consumer Price Index rose 0.1% in September after dropping 0.2% the previous month, the Labor Department...
  • Eurozone troubles weigh on investors

    Eurozone troubles weigh on investors
    Investors have been preoccupied with the fear of contagion. But it's not Ebola, which seems to be less alarming in the U.S. this week as no new patients have surfaced and as investors have been buying the airline and cruise line stocks they dumped at...
  • Business economists report solid but slowing growth in third quarter

    Business economists report solid but slowing growth in third quarter
    Business economists reported solid but slowing growth at their companies over the summer as gauges of sales, hiring and profit margins fell slightly from the second quarter, according to survey results released Monday. Despite concerns about economic...