by: Pedro Nicolaci Da Costa
Janet Yellen, the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history, said Thursday the economics profession, which is dominated by white males, could benefit from a more [...]
by: Tim Devaney
President Obama huddled with nearly a dozen financial regulators Monday morning to discuss the progress they've made on new rules for Wall Street in the four years since the Dodd-Frank Act was [...]
The American economy, especially the job market, is getting a bit better, but it's still not good enough.
by. Annalyn Kurtz
That's the main takeaway from the latest meeting of the Federal Reserve that wrapped [...]
by. Matthew Boesler
Here’s what to look for when the Federal Open Market Committee releases its policy statement at 2 p.m. today in Washington along with new economic projections. Federal Reserve Chair Janet [...]
by. Craig Torres and Matthew Boesler
Federal Reserve officials, concerned that selling bonds from their $4.3 trillion portfolio could crush the U.S. recovery, are preparing to keep their balance sheet close to record [...]
Damned if you do, damned if you don’t.
That’s the situation Janet Yellen finds herself in as she and her colleagues at the Federal Reserve work to wind down the central bank’s [...]
by. Jeff Kearns
Janet Yellen’s effort to provide clarity on the outlook for the Federal Reserve’s main interest rate by publishing policy makers’ forecasts is instead creating confusion.
Fed officials released projections last [...]
by. Jim Puzzanghera
The Federal Reserve is considering tougher rules for big banks to keep credit flowing in case of another financial crisis, Fed Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said Tuesday.
Although officials from the Fed [...]
by. Kate Gibson
The Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday concludes its two-day policy-setting session, and is widely expected to continue its current path of tapering while holding its benchmark interest rate near zero.
by. Annalyn Kurtz
Get ready for Janet Yellen's first policymaking meeting as head of the Federal Reserve.
The Fed is set to meet this Tuesday and Wednesday to mull over the latest economic data, issue [...]
by. Ann Saphir, Alexandra Alper and Jonathan Spicer
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen vowed Wednesday to "do all that I can" to boost a U.S. economy where unemployment is too high and inflation is [...]
by. Alex Rosenberg
The Federal Reserve is set to release the minutes from its January FOMC meeting on Wednesday, and market participants are sure to closely sift through them for any clues about the future [...]
Janet Yellen said Tuesday in her first testimony before Congress as chair of the Federal Reserve that the central bank’s plan to gradually scale back its easy-money programs is just that – a gradual plan [...]
by. Martin Crutsinger
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen can expect global financial markets to scrutinize her first public remarks since taking over the Fed's leadership this month.
Investors this week will try to determine whether [...]
by. Dunstan Prial
The highlight of next week’s economic calendar will almost certainly be Janet Yellen’s testimony before Congress, her first as the newly-installed head of the Federal Reserve.
Fourth-quarter earnings are winding [...]