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Teens caught wielding airsoft gun in Financial District robbery

Two teens are suspected of robbing a 23-year-old man with an airsoft…

 

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gestures as she answers a question during a news conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Fed leaves key interest rate unchanged, citing low inflation

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve ended weeks of speculation Thursday by keeping…

 

Kevin Wolf/AP PhotoFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference at the end of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting

Fed: No rate hike until job market improves, inflation rises

The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it needs to see further improvement…

 

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Fed ends bond buying and cites brighter job market

The Federal Reserve cited an improving economy Wednesday as it ended its…

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AP Photo/Shizuo KambayashiA money trader watches the monitor under a currency board updating real time Japanese yen rate against U.S. dollar at a foreign exchange brokerage in Tokyo

How well did the Fed's stimulus work?

Soaring inflation. A collapsing dollar. Bubbles in financial markets that would soon…

AP Photo/Shizuo KambayashiA money trader watches the monitor under a currency board updating real time Japanese yen rate against U.S. dollar at a foreign exchange brokerage in Tokyo
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Fed will likely signal no rate hike anytime soon

The global economy has slumped. Turmoil has gripped financial markets. And the…

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AP Photo/Michael DwyerFederal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen speaks during a conference on economic opportunity at the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston

Yellen: Greatly concerned by widening inequality

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an alarm Friday about widening economic…

AP Photo/Michael DwyerFederal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen speaks during a conference on economic opportunity at the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston
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Stocks creep higher on encouraging news

The U.S. stock market climbed to new record highs Thursday as investors…

AP Photo/Richard DrewTrader Damian Bagarozza
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Dow closes at record after Fed keeps rates intact

The stock market rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve told investors to…

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AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington

Janet Yellen says economy still needs Fed support

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the economic recovery is…

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington
AP Photo/Susan WalshFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during her first news conference at the Federal Reserve in Washington

Yellen: Job market needs low rates 'for some time'

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made clear Monday that she thinks the…

AP Photo/Susan WalshFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during her first news conference at the Federal Reserve in Washington
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US factory output rose in Feb. by most in 6 months

U.S. factory output rebounded strongly in February after harsh winter storms caused…

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AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington

Yellen: Fed monitoring recent weaker economic data

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen noted Thursday that some recent economic data…

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington
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Yellen to investors: Expect continuity at the Fed

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sought Tuesday to reassure investors that she…

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Fed to reduce pace of bond buying by another $10B

The Federal Reserve is pushing ahead with a plan to shrink its…

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Fed: US economic growth healthy over holidays

A Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth remained healthy in most U.S.…

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AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteJanet Yellen

Senate panel advances Janet Yellen's bid to lead Fed

A Senate panel has advanced Janet Yellen's nomination to lead the Federal…

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteJanet Yellen
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Janet Yellen stands by Fed's low interest rate policies

Janet Yellen said Thursday that the U.S. economy has regained ground lost…

AP Photo/Jacquelyn MartinJanet Yellen
AP Photo/Richard DrewTrader Justin Flinn works in a booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

Stocks extend slide as China heightens anxiety

NEW YORK -- For investors, there was no place to go on…

AP Photo/Richard DrewTrader Justin Flinn works in a booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

McDonnell, Marshall, split again

Gov. Bob McDonnell said Tuesday that he doesn’t support Virginia printing its…