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  • Nancy Teeters dies at 84; first woman on Federal Reserve board

    Nancy Teeters dies at 84; first woman on Federal Reserve board
    Nancy Teeters, who in 1978 became the first woman on the Federal Reserve board of governors, then continued to stand out by opposing Fed Chairman Paul Volcker's anti-inflation campaign, has died. She was 84. Teeters died Nov. 17 at an assisted living...
  • With inflation close to Fed's goal, near-zero rates risky -Plosser

    The Federal Reserve's policy of keeping interest rates at near zero is unprecedented and risky, a top Fed official said on Wednesday, given that inflation is heading toward the central bank's goal and the U.S. economy is approaching full employment....
  • India's RBI leaves rates on hold, says could ease early 2015

    The Reserve Bank of India held interest rates steady as widely expected at a policy review on Tuesday, and said it could ease monetary policy early next year provided inflationary pressures do not reappear and the government controls the fiscal deficit....
  • Fed's Fischer: Drop in inflation would require delay in rate hike

    U.S. Federal Reserve vice chair Stanley Fischer said that if inflation fails to take hold the central bank will need to leave rates at their current low levels, delaying lift-off from the zero bound where they have remained for six years. "If inflation...
  • Brazil annual inflation seen stable in November but above target

    Brazil's annual inflation rate was seen unchanged in November, adding pressure on the government to cut spending and raise interest rates, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday. Consumer prices were seen rising 6.59 percent in the 12 months through November ,...
  • Japan annual wage gains slow, boding ill for Abenomics

    Japanese wage earners' total cash earnings in October rose at the slowest annual pace in eight months and real wages fell for 16 months in a row, posing a challenge to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to sustain growth and end deflation. Total cash...
  • South Korea November inflation at nine-month low, builds case for more rate cuts

    South Korea's inflation in November cooled to a 9-month low on weak energy prices and depressed consumer confidence, data showed on Tuesday, adding to fears of deflation and reinforcing expectations for additional monetary easing in coming months. The...
  • Thai November inflation eases to five-year low, rates seen on hold

    Thai headline inflation fell to a five-year low in November as oil prices weakened, but analysts say interest rates are not likely to be cut soon with the country under martial law. With inflation easing amid more pressure on global growth, central banks...
  • Dems should've run on Obama's record: My Word

    Why did Democrats lose big on election night? It's simple: They spent too much time running from President Obama's record, when they should have been running on it. According to October's factcheck.org, millions of previously uninsured Americans...
  • Investors see euro zone deflation in one year

    Investors expect the euro zone to dip into deflation in a year's time, a key market measure showed on Monday, ratcheting up the pressure on the European Central Bank to launch new stimulus measures. Expectations for inflation have been dented by...
  • Kocherlakota: Fed should rewrite inflation target statement

    A top Federal Reserve official on Monday called for the U.S. central bank to rewrite its 2 percent inflation goal to reflect the view that below-target inflation is just as costly as above-target inflation. At the Fed's last meeting most policymakers...