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12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Fed Officials Prepared for Faster Rate Increase as Data Improve

Improving labor markets are bringing Federal Reserve officials closer to a time when they can get back to traditional central banking, where there's a tighter connection between changes in economic data and movements in short-term interest rates.

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Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, Financial Markets, Business News

19 hrs ago | Canadian Business Magazine

Business Highlights

Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben Bernanke era.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures

Yesterday | NewsOK.com

Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben Bernanke era.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Banking

Yesterday | ABC News

Yellen to Give Her Outlook as Fed Honeymoon Fades

Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben Bernanke era.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Banking

Yesterday | Newsday

Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben Bernanke era.

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Related Topix: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Banking, Financial Services, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling

Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

Daily State Of The Markets: And Now It Gets Interesting...

The focus of the market is back on geopolitics today. Video of Islamic militants apparently beheading American journalist James Foley and threatening to do the same to another journalist has refocused attention on the situation in Iraq.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Heartland Institute

Federal Reserve Policies Cause Booms and Busts

Since the economic crisis of 2008-2009, the Federal Reserve - America's central bank - has expanded the money supply in the banking system by over $4 trillion, and has manipulated key interest rates to keep them so artificially low that when adjusted for price inflation, several of them have been actually negative.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Dealbreaker

Art Dealer's Husband Thinks Ecb Qe Would Be Terrible

Remember Philipp Hildebrand? 'Bout yea high? Firecracker of a wife? Had to step down as head of the Swiss National Bank because in between hedge-fund managing and art-dealing , said firecracker couldn't resist the franc-dollar spread that her husband was helping create? Well, Phil's clearly itching to do some central banking again.

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Related Topix: Swiss National Bank, Financial Services, Banking

The Washington Post

Wonkbook: What the worlda s top central bankers will be talking about at Jackson Hole

Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog's morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara .

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, US Politics, US News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Newsday

Ben Bernanke to speak at LIA fall luncheon

Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke will be the speaker at the annual fall luncheon of the Long Island Association, the region's largest business group.

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Foreign Affairs

Print Less but Transfer More

In the decades following World War II, Japan's economy grew so quickly and for so long that experts came to describe it as nothing short of miraculous.

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Live Charts

US open: Stocks rally as geopolitical tensions ease

US stocks advanced as tensions in Ukraine and Iraq cooled. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Berlin made progress on talks in Berlin to solve the crisis, which helped to lift sentiment on global equity markets.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Iraq, World News, Middle East

News Max

Yellen Confronts Labor Market of Millions Working Part Time

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has a stubborn warning light blinking on her labor market dashboard: A group of Americans larger than Washington state's population can find only part-time work.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Reuters

Global Economy Weekahead-No Fed fireworks, but plenty of clues, expected at Jackson Hole

Flashes of illumination rather than fireworks are expected at this week's annual meeting of top central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Albany Times Union

Paul Krugman: What can be done to avoid a Forever Slump

It's hard to believe, but almost six years have passed since the fall of Lehman Bros.

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Wall Street Journal

Job Openings Hit 13-Year High in June

The number of job openings across the U.S. economy reached a 13-year high in June, and workers showed increasing willingness to quit, signaling steady improvement in the labor market.

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Related Topix: Housing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Reuters

DIARY -Top Economic Events to Aug 28

Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes of its July policy meeting - 1800 GMT.

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Fox News

Jackson Hole, Data Deluge on Tap Next Week

Seemingly endless turmoil in Eastern Europe once again spooked Wall Street on Friday, sending the benchmark equity indexes gyrating.

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Salon

Paul Krugman: Want to strengthen the recovery? Stop listening to paranoid inflationistas

It's been nearly six years since the demise of Lehman Brothers "ushered in the worst economic crisis since the 1930s," and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman would like to move on.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Wall Street Journal

James Bullard Says Fed Getting 'Pretty Close' to Policy Goals

Falling unemployment and rising inflation are bringing the Federal Reserve closer to its goals more rapidly than policy makers had foreseen, and may justify raising interest rates as early as the end of the first quarter of 2015, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said Thursday.

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