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WASHINGTON — Amid speculation that the Federal Reserve soon might start scaling back its stimulus efforts, the International Monetary Fund cautioned that a pullback before next year could hurt economies worldwide. Highlighting its concern Friday,...
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week, nearing its lowest level in five years in a sign of resilience for the U.S. labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 12,000 to a seasonally...
Graduation season brings with it a flurry of commencement speeches meant to rouse the spirits and inspire. Judging by recent data, graduates may need as much help as they can get. Outstanding student loan debt now totals nearly $1 trillion, according to...
WASHINGTON -- With the Federal Reserve playing an over-sized role in the U.S. economy, Wall Street investors are keenly interested in who will be the central bank's next chairman when Ben S. Bernanke's term expires in January. The Fed's No. 2 official,...
WASHINGTON -- Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said the central bank should start tapering its stimulus program and begin reducing its dramatically swelled balance sheet -- whether the economy is ready for it or not. "My view is the sooner...
The latest indicator that the U.S. economy is on the upswing can probably be found on the street where you live: It's the "sold" sign planted in the neighbor's yard. Perhaps you hadn't noticed, but the real estate industry is not the moribund mess you...
Almost three years ago, when Goldman Sachs Group Inc. paid $550 million to settle fraud accusations by the Securities and Exchange Commission, one of the claims was that Goldman misled the bond-insurer ACA Financial Guaranty Corp. in a horribly complex...
Re "Warren upends bankers, tradition," May 11 As the newest member of the Senate Banking Committee, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is a breath of fresh air. Finally, there's a voice in Washington for the people and a staunch advocate for consumers....
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, having chastised bank regulators for failing to put Wall Street giants on trial, is demanding to see any analyses that the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Reserve and the Securities and Exchange Commission have conducted...
Here's what Ben Bernanke, the Federal Reserve chairman, said three years ago as the nation's gap between rich and poor widened toward historic levels: "I think it's a very bad development. It's creating two societies. And it's based very much, I think, on...
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress last week that the central bank might start to cut back its main economic stimulus program later this year. The minutes of the Fed's most recent meeting showed that he's getting pushed by some of his...
WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the newest member of the Senate Banking Committee, waited patiently for her first chance to question top financial regulators at a recent hearing on Capitol Hill. When her turn finally came after 90 minutes,...
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