RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve
A collection of news and information related to Federal Reserve published by this site and its partners.

Top Federal Reserve Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • Fed stays course on policy but acknowledges rising inflation

    Despite the economic rebound and sharp drop in the unemployment rate recently, Federal Reserve officials still see considerable weakness in the labor market and remain very cautious about moving away from their easy-money policy. The Fed, in a statement...
  • U.S. economy grows at 4% annual rate in second quarter

    U.S. economy grows at 4% annual rate in second quarter
    The economy's strong second-quarter growth showed the recovery has regained momentum after a brutal winter and could signal a quicker end to the era of rock-bottom interest rates. The nation's total economic output, or gross domestic product,...
  • U.S. funds recommend highest cash holdings in six years in July: Reuters poll

    NEW YORK/BANGALORE (Reuters) - U.S. fund managers recommended the highest cash holdings since the start of the financial crisis in July, becoming more defensive over the standoff between Russia and the West on Ukraine, a Reuters poll showed....
  • U.S. economy grows at scorching 4 percent in 2nd quarter

    WASHINGTON The much-stronger-than-expected 4 percent rate of annual U.S. economic growth from April through June, reported Wednesday by the Commerce Department, put to rest fears that the U.S. economy was slipping into low gear. Offsetting a dismal start...
  • World investors load up on stocks, Europe leads way: Reuters poll

    LONDON (Reuters) - Global investors bought more stocks in July than at any point in more than two years, spearheaded by a push into Europe and growing confidence in the continent's economic recovery, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday. Faith in the global...
  • Pimco Total Return lags 93 percent of peers in July: Morningstar

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Pimco Total Return Fund, the world's largest bond fund run by Bill Gross, is ending the month on a rough note, lagging 93 percent of its peers so far in July. According to preliminary Morningstar data on Thursday, the Pimco Total...
  • U.S. labor costs post largest increase in more than 5-1/2 years

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. labor costs recorded their largest increase in more than 5-1/2 years in the second quarter, a sign that a long-awaited acceleration in wage growth was imminent. The Employment Cost Index, the broadest measure of labor costs,...
  • Fewer new firms formed, hurting U.S. growth: Fed paper

    (Reuters) - A drop in new U.S. business formation that began in 2007 has slowed job growth and could have a lasting negative effect on economic growth, according to research published Thursday by the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank. With fewer new firms...
  • 1 dead, 1 critical after shooting in downtown Chicago

    1 dead, 1 critical after shooting in downtown Chicago
    A demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before turning the gun on himself Thursday inside a downtown Chicago high-rise in the city's bustling financial district, police said. Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said the shooter...
  • Dow tanks more than 300 points amid Fed, foreign concerns

    Stocks dropped steeply Thursday, exacerbating a two-day slump that analysts attributed to concerns about instability abroad, worries about Friday’s employment data and fears that the Federal Reserve may raise rock-bottom interest rates sooner than...
  • U.S. dollar bulls in control as delayed rally gathers pace

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A long-predicted dollar rally appears at last to be taking hold, with the greenback ending July with its best monthly performance in 17 months and investors positioning for the first post-crisis U.S. interest rate increase. The...