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11 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Territorial Bancorp Inc. Declares Dividend

The increase in the size of our loan portfolio has been a major contributor to our net interest income growth for the three months ended , 2014.

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16 hrs ago | Business Journal

Metcalf Bank acquisition of Bank of Belton requires patience

Metcalf Bank recently filed a new application with the Missouri Division of Finance to acquire Bank of Belton in a deal that has been ongoing for about four years now.

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Related Topix: Belton, MO, Business News

Yesterday | MarketWatch

Howard Gold's No-Nonsense Investing: Dump these investments from your portfolio now

Remember in December 1996 when then-chairman Alan Greenspan said stocks were in the grip of "irrational exuberance" ? The S&P 500 WSJ's Jon Hilsenrath offers analysis on the Federal Reserve's move to continue to scale back its purchases of mortgage and Treasury bonds to $25 billion a month.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Business News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Reuters

Fed nods to firmer prices yet still focused on labor weakness

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday reaffirmed it was in no rush to raise interest rates, even as it upgraded its assessment of the U.S. economy and expressed some comfort that inflation was moving up toward its target.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Business News

Sunherald.com

Fed taper continues, on pace to end in October

With the announcement, the rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee will now purchase $25 billion a month in bonds to stimulate the economy and is expected to further ratchet down purchases with the expectation of ending the controversial program late this year.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Business News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

USA Today

2nd opinion: Biotech, Net stock P-Es not sky high

After Fed warning on expensive valuations of small biotech and Internet stocks, one Wall Street guru weighs in with a second opinion.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Business News, Financial Services, BlackRock, Investment Services, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Project Syndicate

Fighting the Fed

The US Federal Reserve is battling with members of Congress over a proposed law, the Federal Reserve Accountability and Transparency Act , that would require the Fed to use a formal rule to guide monetary policy.

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Related Topix: Business News, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

MarketWatch

Yellen encourages 'fully-fledged equity bubble,' says Jeremy Grantham

The Fed chairwoman is "sticking faithfully" to the "clearly wrong" policies of Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke, writes Grantham, who is the founder of Boston-based money manager GMO and has a reputation for sniffing out market bubbles early.

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Related Topix: Business News, Ben Bernanke

MarketWatch

Yellen encourages - fully fledged equity bubble': Jeremy Grantham

The Fed chairwoman is "sticking faithfully" to the "clearly wrong" policies of Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke, writes Grantham, who is the founder of Boston-based money manager GMO and has a reputation for sniffing out market bubbles early.

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Related Topix: Business News, Ben Bernanke

ArkansasBusiness.com

Student Entrepreneurs Get Their Own Space: The Vault

The Vault is an internal incubator for student entrepreneurs set inside what once was the underground vault of the former Federal Reserve Bank at Third and Louisiana streets in downtown Little Rock.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Business Journal

Why would a Hawaii bank become a member of the Federal Reserve Bank?

"a The reduction of federal supervisors from two to one when the bank is owned by a bank holding company.

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Seattle Times

Vote: The Fed's independence | Jon Talton

Huffington Post had this headline today: "Congress Fawned Over Ben Bernanke, But It Mansplains To Janet Yellen."

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Related Topix: Business News, Ben Bernanke, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Clickz

Mobile Wallets Drive 40 Percent of Payment Activity

Studies from Nielsen, PayPal, and the Federal Reserve Bank show the increasing number of people who make mobile payments and the various ways in which they do so.

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Related Topix: Business News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Ohio.com

Latest Fed survey sees improved economy; Ohio's growth "modest"

WASHINGTON: The economy kept expanding in all regions of the country in June and early July, helped by strength in consumer spending, a Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday indicates.

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Related Topix: Business News, Auto Dealers

Tue Jul 15, 2014

IBerkshires

The Independent Investor: The Fed Turns Off the Spigot

The Federal Reserve Bank announced an end to their latest quantitative stimulus program on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Business News, Financial Markets, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Seeking Alpha

Do You Trust The Fed?

As the ending of the Federal Reserve's easing programs is only months away; spirited exchanges are happening on what the impacts to the markets are likely to be.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

MarketWatch

New details of how Yellen plans to run the Fed emerge in profile

New details of how Janet Yellen intends to run the central bank emerged Monday in a New Yorker profile of the new Fed chairwoman.

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Related Topix: Ben Bernanke, Business News

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Reuters

Rate liftoff still not likely until second half of 2015 -Fed's Lockhart

Federal Reserve officials on Friday said U.S. labor markets remain slack and inflation unlikely to accelerate, damping any sense that recent strong jobs and other data may prompt the central bank to raise interest rates sooner than expected.

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Wall Street Journal

Plosser Says Fed Must Consider Higher Rates as Policy Goals Edge Closer

Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Plosser said Friday the central bank is moving closer to its policy objectives, and therefore should begin thinking about the right time to raise interest rates.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

IBerkshires

The Independent Investor: The Fed Turns Off the Spigot

The Federal Reserve Bank announced an end to their latest quantitative stimulus program on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Business News, Financial Markets, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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