RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve
A collection of news and information related to Federal Reserve published by this site and its partners.

Top Federal Reserve Articles

Displaying items 217-228
  • 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...
  • Consumers borrowed more in May, though pace of growth slowed

    Consumers borrowed more in May, though pace of growth slowed
    Americans borrowed $19.6 billion more in May in consumer credit, although growth slowed from the previous month's torrid pace, the Federal Reserve said Tuesday. Outstanding consumer credit, which includes auto and student loans as well as credit card...
  • Rachel Marsden: Humanitarianism can be an effective disguise for profiteering

    PARIS -- Billionaire Hungarian-American oligarch George Soros is an extremely concerned humanitarian who can be counted on to put his considerable bank balance where his concerns are. Lately, those concerns have included Ukraine and other former Soviet...
  • China's yuan global ambition faces payments hurdle

    BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's quest to turn its yuan into a full-fledged global currency has hit a road-block as the planned roll-out of a worldwide payments superhighway looks certain to get delayed because of policy snags and technology...
  • Lacker says inflation moving toward Fed's target

    (Reuters) - Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker said on Tuesday that U.S. inflation has bottomed out and is moving toward its target, with economic growth continuing at a moderate pace. Lacker said subdued productivity growth, moderate...
  • House Republicans propose Fed reforms, set hearing

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday introduced a bill that would require the Federal Reserve to disclose more information, and set a hearing to discuss reform at the U.S. central bank. The title of the...
  • Some ideas for investors on how to cope with low interest rates

    Some ideas for investors on how to cope with low interest rates
    It's a good bet that millions of Americans would be thrilled to earn just 5% again at the corner bank. Good luck with that. If interest rates are stuck near current low levels for years to come, as many Wall Street pros predict, investors and savers...
  • Dow soars above 17,000 for 1st time on jobs news

    Dow soars above 17,000 for 1st time on jobs news
    The stock market has rallied this year on hope that economic growth would finally accelerate beyond its sluggish pace. That bet seemed to pay off Thursday as the Dow Jones industrial average vaulted over 17,000 for the first time. Share prices...
  • Job growth is robust in June; unemployment rate falls to 6.1%

    U.S. employers added a robust 288,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to a six-year low of 6.1%, the government reported Thursday. The net job growth in June exceeded analysts' expectations and signaled a strengthening labor market as the...
  • Economy adds 288,000 jobs in June, surpassing expectations

    Five years after the recession, the job market is finally hitting stride as small businesses add workers and local governments restore battered payrolls. U.S. employers added a robust 288,000 jobs in June across a broad spectrum of businesses, the Labor...
  • Job growth jumps, unemployment near six-year low

    Job growth jumps, unemployment near six-year low
    U.S. employment growth jumped last month while the unemployment rate neared a six-year low, decisive evidence the economy is moving forward at a brisk clip after a surprisingly big slump at the start of the year. The economy added 288,000 jobs in June...