WASHINGTON (AP) — A Federal Reserve survey shows the U.S. economy strengthening over the past two months in areas from manufacturing and construction to retail sales and bank lending. Seven of the Fed’s 12 regions […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Janet Yellen pursued a simple strategy Tuesday for handling a battery of lawmakers who came armed with skepticism about the Federal Reserve: Politely stand your ground. Be consistent. Signal continuity at the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Janet Yellen officially took over the leadership of the Federal Reserve on Monday — and along with it a delicate task: Unwinding the Fed’s extraordinary economic stimulus without spooking investors or slowing […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — In his final public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke took a moment to reflect on the 2008 financial crisis and compared it to surviving a bad car crash. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed Janet Yellen on Monday as the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve, elevating an advocate of fighting unemployment and a backer of the central bank’s efforts to spur […]
A recent string of good news reports about the U.S. economy was sending shivers down the spines of many Wall Street traders who believe encouraging signs will push the Federal Reserve closer to puling back […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The new $100 bill, with an array of high-tech features designed to thwart counterfeiters, will get its coming out party on Tuesday, partial government shutdown or not. The Federal Reserve, which has […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks dropping across the globe. Six weeks of gains wiped out in the U.S. The biggest drop in the Dow Jones industrial average in 1 ½ years. It’s easy to give […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — America as a whole has regained all the household wealth it lost to the Great Recession and then some, thanks to higher stock and home prices. The average household still has a […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is changing its schedule for issuing policy statements, a shift that will give Chairman Ben Bernanke more control over how investors respond to the Fed’s decisions.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Chairman Ben Bernanke is standing by the Federal Reserve’s low-interest-rate policies, cautioning that any move to raise rates prematurely could derail a still-modest economic recovery.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says an internal website was briefly breached by hackers but no critical Fed operations were affected.