United States Economy

Berkshire Hathaway CEO and Chairman Warren Buffett. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Buffett says economy continues to grow steadily

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says the economy continues the steady improvement that began in fall of 2009 and he remains optimistic despite Russia’s advance into Ukraine. Buffett appeared on the business cable […]

03/03/2014

Dec. 4, 2008: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks on housing and housing finance, at the Federal Reserve in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Transcripts show Fed at times slow to grasp crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve agonized in 2008 over how far to go to stop a financial crisis that threatened to cause a recession and at times struggled to recognize its speed and magnitude. […]

02/21/2014

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Fed projects high unemployment for next 3 years

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve predicts the unemployment rate will stay elevated until late 2015, suggesting it will keep short-term interest rates low for the next three years.

12/12/2012