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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference in Washington on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Fed raises its key interest rate from record low near zero

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates from record lows…

 

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…

 

AP Photo/Susan WalshFederal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen holds up a copy of the 100th Annual Report from the Federal Reserve as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington

A complication for the Fed: Rate cuts by other central banks

The world's central banks are injecting a new complication into the Federal…

 

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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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At Jackson Hole, central bankers eye varying goals

The central bankers meeting this week at their annual conference in Jackson…

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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
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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Senate confirms Yellen to chair Federal Reserve

The Senate confirmed Janet Yellen on Monday as the first woman to…

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Senate panel advances Janet Yellen's bid to lead Fed

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

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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…

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AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisPresident Barack Obama applauds as he walks out the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington

Obama nominates Yellen to succeed Bernanke at Fed

In a history-making selection, President Barack Obama nominated Janet Yellen to be…

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisPresident Barack Obama applauds as he walks out the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington
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Summers withdraws name from Fed consideration

Lawrence Summers, who was considered the leading candidate to succeed Ben Bernanke…

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Yellen's nomination to Federal Reserve Board approved

San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank president Janet Yellen's nomination as vice chairman…