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  • New book slams economists, their theories and their forecasts

    WASHINGTON Jeff Madrick has a bone to pick with the economics profession, and that's putting it nicely. Consider the title of his new book: "Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World."
  • Dollar at 3 1/2-week high on Fed's tougher tone, euro eyes inflation

    LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar climbed to its highest in more than three weeks against a basket of currencies, buoyed by higher U.S. yields, after the Federal Reserve sounded less dovish on policy and more confident about the U.S. economic recovery. U.S....

    Weak inflation figures hit euro zone, but not expected to jolt ECB

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Weak price pressure in Germany and Spain compounded the European Central Bank's policy headache on Thursday but it is still expected to hold off action next week, waiting to assess the impact of its new round of stimulus. Brighter...

    Fed ends bond buying, shows confidence in U.S. recovery

    Fed ends bond buying, shows confidence in U.S. recovery
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday ended its monthly bond purchase program and dropped a characterization of U.S. labor market slack as "significant" in a show of confidence in the economy's prospects. In a statement after a two-...

    As deflation deadline nears, BOJ faces prospect of failure

    TOKYO (Reuters) - With just five months left before Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's self-imposed deadline for banishing deflation, the Bank of Japan is preparing for failure, and the first casualty could be its facade of board unity. There is almost no way...