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  • Fed's George says rate hike possible this year: Dow Jones

    (Reuters) - Certain economic formulas are pointing to a Federal Reserve interest rate hike as early as this year, a Fed official said on Thursday, according to Dow Jones. "As I look at some of the policy prescriptions that the Federal Reserve relies on,...
  • Lawmaker questions NY Fed role in U.S. regulatory risk panel

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A congressman is questioning whether the New York Federal Reserve bank is exerting undue influence during closed-door meetings of an oversight council tasked with identifying risks posed by large financial firms. In a letter to New...
  • Fed mulls policy exit, eyes end of asset purchases

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve has begun detailing how it plans to ease the U.S. economy out of an era of loose monetary policy, indicating it will end its asset purchases in October and appearing near agreement on a plan to manage interest...
  • Debate grows over value of lower unemployment rate

    Debate grows over value of lower unemployment rate
    You just can't make everyone happy. Now that the jobs picture is starting to look more encouraging for households trying to make ends meet, you'd think analysts would be joyful about more people having more money in their pockets to spend. But that's...
  • Are markets a little too quiet?

    Within days of starting the third quarter of the year, U.S. stock market indexes were breaking records again and this time, they were also marking new milestones. The Dow Jones Industrial crossed over the 17,000 mark, nearly eight months after breaching...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: Weekly mortgage applications Local earnings: Material Sciences Corp. Other earnings: Bob Evans Farms, Emmis Communications, WD040 Corp. and others Of note: Federal Reserve Open Market Committee minutes for June meeting
  • North Carolina entrepreneur has his finger on the pulse of the payments industry

    Companies around the world are wondering how they can harness the power of smartphones to gain a competitive edge at a time of quickly changing mobile technology. From his kitchen table in Charlotte, N.C., Aditya Khurjekar is tracking it all. Last...
  • ECB looks to banks to deliver quantitative easing on its behalf

    FRANKFURT/PARIS (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is hoping a new round of long-term loans will be used by banks to drive down borrowing costs - a substitute for an asset-purchase scheme of its own which would avert a potentially damaging internal...
  • Goldman Sachs hires energy marketer from Barclays

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs has hired London-based oil marketer Roy Golender as vice president of energy sales from Barclays Plc , a company spokesman said on Wednesday. At Barclays, Golender spent four years in commodity derivatives sales,...
  • U.S. consumer credit rises by $19.6 billion in May

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer credit rose in May, a sign that easy monetary policy was providing substantial support for the economy. Total consumer credit increased by $19.6 billion to $3.19 trillion, the Federal Reserve said on Tuesday. That...
  • Better labor, inflation data likely temporary: Fed's Kocherlakota

    MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - A top Federal Reserve policymaker poured cold water on some positive recent economic data, saying on Tuesday he does not expect the "rapid" drop in U.S. unemployment to be sustained in coming months and calling firmer inflation...
  • Fed's Yellen to deliver monetary policy report to Congress next week

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will go before Congress next week to deliver the U.S. central bank's latest report on monetary policy, congressional officials said on Tuesday. Yellen will appear before the Senate Banking...