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  • Dynan confirmed for U.S. Treasury economic post

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Federal Reserve economist Karen Dynan to serve as the Treasury Department's chief economist. Dynan, who has been serving as a counselor to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, was confirmed on a...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: What's in the political cards for Rick Perry?

    If he runs again in 2016, Texas Gov. Rick Perry hopes better physical and substantive preparation will enable him to avoid the mishaps that made his 2012 race "painful" and "very humbling." Initial results are distinctly mixed. One of Perry's greatest...
  • Fed's Lacker says U.S. jobless rate accurate gauge of labor slack

    LYNCHBURG Va. (Reuters) - The U.S. jobless rate is likely giving an accurate read on the amount of slack in the labor market, with an unusually high level of long-term unemployment reflecting those who lack skills needed to find work, a top Federal...
  • Brazil's Bovespa to hinge on election, Mexico's IPC to advance: Reuters poll

    SAO PAULO/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Brazil's Bovespa stock index will rally or sink at the end of the year depending on the outcome of the nation's presidential election in October, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday, while Mexican shares will track economic...
  • Asian stocks to lead global equities higher in coming year: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Asia will spearhead gains in global equities in the coming year as ample central bank liquidity boosts shares, according to a worldwide Reuters poll that pointed to more modest gains for developed markets. The vast majority of the more than...
  • Mortgage rates fall on economic worries

    Mortgage rates fall on economic worries
    Disappointing reports on the nation's economy sent down average fixed mortgage rates this week, beating their year-ago comparisons. The average rate on a 30-year, fixed rate mortgage was 4.14 percent this week, compared with 4.17 percent last week and 4....
  • So is student debt an economic problem or not?

    So is student debt an economic problem or not?
    Have a bunch of student loans? Well, don’t worry, say a couple of Brookings Institution researchers. You aren’t any worse off than a generation ago. But that may depend on how you count — and whether you graduated. According to a...
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  • Newport News to buy Apprentice School parking garage

    Newport News to buy Apprentice School parking garage
    UPDATE: On Tuesday, Newport News City Council approved the $12.7 million purchase of the Apprentice School parking garage to save a total of $2.1 million in lease payments. Read the full Daily Press story on the council meeting here. June 23: Low...
  • Can't decide where to invest? You're not alone

    Can't decide where to invest? You're not alone
    If you are agonizing over where to invest your money, you aren't alone. The pros are there with you — nervous about stocks and bonds as clear opportunities become fuzzy in both. As the best and brightest fund managers talked at Morningstar's...
  • Shale gas, the silent revolution

    Remarkable. But typical. This administration has just released a 42-page advertisement for itself that it calls a report. In it, Barack Obama & Co. take more than full credit for the dramatic change in this country's energy prospects -- from the long...
  • Fed's Williams: U.S. economy about two years from being 'normal'

    PALO ALTO Calif. (Reuters) - The U.S. economy is likely to return to health over the next two years, and interest rates will rise as the Federal Reserve brings a long period of extraordinarily easy monetary policy to a close, a top Fed official said on...