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  • Why interest rates may stay very low for a lot longer

    Since the financial crash of 2008, one of the biggest guessing games in the U.S. economy and markets has centered on interest rates — and when they would finally rise from the historic lows that followed the Great Recession. But year after year,...
  • Polish premier stands by bugged ministers as row threatens government

    WARSAW, Poland Poland's prime minister on Monday called a scandal over leaked recordings of top officials a "planned action" intended to hurt the ruling party and weaken the stability of the government during a critical moment in neighboring Ukraine....
  • Half time for the economy and you

    In the beginning of the year, I dusted off the crystal ball and made some predictions about 2014. At mid-year, it's time to see how those guesstimates stack up. Economic growth: Who knew that Polar Vortex would put the deep freeze on 2014 economic...
  • Euro, sterling expected to hold firm over coming months: Reuters poll

    BANGALORE (Reuters) - The euro will hold its strength for at least a few more months, but a U.S. dollar rally, which analysts and investors have been waiting on for many months, will begin later this year, a Reuters poll found. The European Central Bank,...
  • Brazil's inflation to ease if interest rates hold steady: Tombini

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Interest rates at current levels should bring Brazil's inflation back to the center of the government target, central bank chief Alexandre Tombini said in an interview published on Tuesday, signaling he has no plans to raise borrowing...
  • Boom time for moneylenders as debt pile drags on Thai recovery

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - "Business is great," said Aoy, a moneylender who charges a whopping 10 percent a month interest but finds plenty of takers in Thailand, where a huge pile of household debt is complicating the military government's efforts to revive a...
  • Tax hike hits Japan business mood, but outlook upbeat: BOJ tankan

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Big Japanese manufacturers' business sentiment worsened in the three months to June but is poised to improve in the following quarter, a central bank survey showed, adding to signs the economy will shrug off April's sales tax hike....
  • Fed awards record amount of reverse repos

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve awarded a record amount of reverse repurchase agreements to banks, money market funds and mortgage finance agencies on Monday, according to the New York Federal Reserve. The U.S. central bank has ramped up...
  • 'Easy money' helped to hold down unemployment, researchers find

    Without the Fed and its low interest rates, the jobless rate would have been higher these past few years pretty much all economists agree on that. But how much worse would things have been? A paper written by two economists for the Federal Reserve...
  • Brazil central bank appears to cut short currency swap rollover

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's central bank did not announce so far on Friday a usual auction to roll over currency swaps that are set to expire early next month, a sign it wants to slow recent gains in the real. The bank has so far rolled over...
  • Shocked into reality by the Great Recession

    Anna Newell Jones knew she was living well beyond her means when the Great Recession struck: She was $24,000 in debt. What surprised her, though, was how quickly she climbed out of that hole during the agonizingly slow recovery. She had a lot of work to...