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WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve has broadened its oversight beyond banks and now monitors a wide range of financial institutions that could hasten another financial crisis, Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said Friday. Bernanke said the Fed is still...
Money & CompanyThe Federal Reserve, providing a somewhat more upbeat assessment of the economy, on Tuesday kept the benchmark short-term interest rate near zero but did not take any new steps to boost financial markets or the economy....
Money & CompanyThe Federal Reserve held policy steady after a two-day meeting, citing signs of improved economic growth. The Fed’s post-meeting statement Wednesday was as expected. Most economists figured the central bank wouldn’t announce any new...
Money & CompanyFederal Reserve Board Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said that regulators need to avoid "ineffective or burdensome rules" as they implement the sweeping financial reform law passed last year. In a speech at a Fed conference in Chicago on Thursday, Bernanke........
It's a family feud Federal Reserve-style as Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans and Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher argue in polite fashion about what the central bank has accomplished by tinkering with the economy. Evans...
Reports: Chicago Fed national activity index for April, 7:30 a.m. Major earnings: Big Lots Inc., Campbell Soup Co., DSW Inc., Guess Inc., HHGregg Inc., TiVo Inc., Urban Outfitters Inc., Williams-Sonoma Inc.
South Bend Tribune, Ind.For the fourth year in a row, the St. Joseph High School Fed Challenge Team used its expertise and won the regional competition at the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank last month. The winning team -- Nick Wawrykow, Graham Murphy, Robert King, Michael Oei,...
The Sun, Yuma, Ariz.When Steve and Annette Economides married in 1982, he was making $6.50 an hour and she wanted to stay home and learn how to run a household. He recalled that his father advised the couple that if they wanted to get anywhere financially, Steve should get...
It's Money Smart Week, a collection of free financial literacy programs offered throughout the week, aimed at helping people deal with virtually every money issue imaginable: from how to get out of debt, to buying homes, paying for college, building a...
South Dakotans are encouraged to brush up on money management skills during Money Smart Week April 21-28. You try to be physically healthy. Watch what you eat and exercise. But are you doing the right things to be financially healthy too? There has...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers have more job openings than at any other time in nearly five years. That's in part because they seem in no hurry to fill them. And it helps explain why the job market remains tight and unemployment high. Even as...
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