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  • Obama to nominate Stanley Fischer, two others to Fed seats

    Obama to nominate Stanley Fischer, two others to Fed seats
    WASHINGTON — President Obama will nominate Stanley Fischer, the former head of the Bank of Israel, to be vice chair of the Federal Reserve, and also tapped two others for seats on the central bank's Board of Governors, the White House said. Lael...
  • Fed may keep short-term rates low long after bond-buying pullback

    Fed may keep short-term rates low long after bond-buying pullback
    WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers, expecting to pull back on their bond-buying stimulus "in coming months," are considering keeping short-term interest rates quite low for quite a while, among other options to try to support what they see as...
  • Fed keeps stimulus intact as it awaits further gains in recovery

    WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve kept intact its large-scale campaign to stimulate the economy, saying it was awaiting more evidence of sustainable progress in the recovery. Although the Fed's decision Wednesday to hold the line on its monthly...
  • Bernanke says recovery 'far from complete,' Fed stimulus will continue

    WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said Wednesday that central bank policymakers decided to modestly reduce a key stimulus program because of "meaningful" progress in the jobs market, but emphasized the economy "has much farther...
  • MONEDAS A.LATINA-Cotizaciones esperan datos de empleo EEUU en contexto bajista

    Las monedas de América Latina se mantendrán a la expectativa de los datos del empleo que se publicarán en Estados Unidos al final de la semana, en un entorno bajista para las divisas regionales causado por el ajuste de un mercado de bonos del Tesoro que...
  • Regulators unveil final 'Volcker Rule' to curb bank risk-taking

    Regulators unveil final 'Volcker Rule' to curb bank risk-taking
    WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators on Tuesday unveiled the final version of a rule designed to prevent federally insured banks from engaging in risky trading of stocks and securities, moving to put in place a key regulation called for in the 2010...
  • Regulators OK Volcker rule, curbing big banks' high-risk trades

    Regulators OK Volcker rule, curbing big banks' high-risk trades
    WASHINGTON — Government regulators approved a sweeping new set of rules for the nation's biggest banks that ban them from the kind of ultra-high-risk trading that nearly collapsed the world's financial system. Despite a fierce lobbying effort to...
  • World Bank chief says Fed can reduce taper risk with communication

    World Bank chief says Fed can reduce taper risk with communication
    WASHINGTON -- Clear communication from Federal Reserve officials could reduce the risk to developing economies when the central bank starts reducing a key stimulus program, the head of the World Bank said. Developing nations saw their borrowing costs...
  • Stanley Fischer said to be top choice for Fed vice chairman

    Stanley Fischer said to be top choice for Fed vice chairman
    Former Bank of Israel Gov. Stanley Fischer is President Obama's leading candidate to become vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, people familiar with the selection process said. Fischer, 70, would replace Janet L. Yellen as the Fed's No. 2 official,...
  • MarksJarvis: Gold prices have precious few ways to break their fall

    MarksJarvis: Gold prices have precious few ways to break their fall
    In a shocking loss for individuals who thought they could count on gold to keep them safe, investment statements arriving in household mailboxes soon will show people the unthinkable. In three months investors in gold have lost 23 percent. The loss is...
  • Stocks boosted by strong profit reports from Wall Street banks

    Stocks boosted by strong profit reports from Wall Street banks
    NEW YORK — Investors pushed major U.S. indexes to a fresh round of all-time highs this week after strong profit reports from Wall Street banks were seen as another sign that the economy is improving. Citigroup Inc., Goldman Sachs and Morgan...
  • Half of economists in poll expect Fed to taper stimulus in Sept.

    Half of economists in poll expect Fed to taper stimulus in Sept.
    WASHINGTON -- Half of economists in a poll released Tuesday said they expected the Federal Reserve to start tapering its monthly bond-buying purchases in September. The percentage was up from last month, when 44% of economists in the survey by Bloomberg...