| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:43 PM
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.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:48 PM
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...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:58 PM
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...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:35 PM
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...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:19 AM
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...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:44 AM
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...
| Dec 11, 2013
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...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:12 AM
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...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:44 PM
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,...
| Jul 3, 2013
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...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:20 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:37 AM
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...