- NY Fed chief: Rate hike likely this year but hinges on data Updated: Oct-09-15 1:21 pm
WASHINGTON - The head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Friday that a Fed rate hike remains likely this year but that a final decision will depend on how the economy performs.
- Fed official still favors 2015 hike but notes dimmer outlook Updated: Oct-09-15 11:19 am
NEW YORK - A voting member of the Federal Reserve's policy committee said Friday that he still thinks an interest-rate increase will be appropriate by year's end. But he acknowledged that the outlook for the economy appears cloudier than it did a few weeks ago.
- US stocks open higher, on track for best week this year Updated: Oct-09-15 9:39 am
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks are opening modestly higher, keeping the market on track for its best week this year.
- Global worries kept Fed from hiking rates in September Updated: Oct-08-15 2:50 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve officials were almost ready to raise interest rates in September but held off because of China's economic slowdown and its potential to derail U.S. growth and inflation.
- Bernanke defending Fed actions to battle recession Updated: Oct-05-15 2:37 pm
WASHINGTON - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says the U.S. economy is outperforming Europe at the moment because the Fed moved more quickly and aggressively to fight the 2008 financial crisis than Europe did.
- Paycheck mystery: More jobs and fewer people but limp raises Updated: Oct-03-15 10:41 am
WASHINGTON - Companies have posted a record number of job openings just when a diminished proportion of Americans are either working or looking for work.
- An ailing global economy starts to weigh on US job market Updated: Oct-02-15 4:25 pm
WASHINGTON - A sagging global economy has finally caught up with the United States.
- Root of investor anxiety: Uncertainty about China and Fed Updated: Sep-30-15 6:31 pm
Fears about China's slowdown and a coming U.S. interest rate hike have sent global stock markets into a fidgety freefall.
- Yellen says small banks should not face undue burdens Updated: Sep-30-15 3:56 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the central bank is committed to making sure that federal supervision of the nation's community banks does not impose undue regulatory burdens.
- IMF chief says global economy likely to be weaker this year Updated: Sep-30-15 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON - The head of the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday that global growth will likely be weaker this year as the world economy confronts a host of problems, including a refugee crisis in Europe, an economic slowdown in China and a pending rise in U.S. interest rates.
- Business events scheduled for the coming month Updated: Sep-25-15 12:49 pm
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- Economy grew at 3.9 percent rate in April-June quarter Updated: Sep-25-15 9:14 am
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy grew at an even faster clip in the spring than previously estimated. But that growth likely slowed in the summer, held back by global headwinds and turbulent financial markets.
- Fed says Yellen checks out OK after dehydration Updated: Sep-24-15 7:24 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen "felt dehydrated at the end of a long speech under bright lights" Thursday in Massachusetts and was seen by medical personnel as a precaution, the Fed said in a statement.
- 5 Things to Know from World Bank's Kim Updated: Sep-24-15 6:03 pm
NEW YORK - World Bank President Jim Yong Kim says growing up as an economic migrant himself shaped his views on many of the major issues he's tackling now as head of one of the leading institutions fighting global poverty.
- Court nixes Federal Reserve ex-employee's retaliation claim Updated: Sep-23-15 4:47 pm
NEW YORK - The claims of a former senior bank examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York who says she was fired for her handling of a probe of Goldman Sachs failed Wednesday to impress a federal appeals court, which derided her effort to hold three former colleagues responsible as "frankly quite silly."
- Minnesota housing chief tapped for new Federal Reserve panel Updated: Sep-22-15 5:26 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A Minnesota agency commissioner will have a voice on a new advisory council of the powerful Federal Reserve Board.
- What's next for bond funds after the Fed's decision? Updated: Sep-18-15 3:18 pm
NEW YORK - Relief washed over the bond market this week after the Federal Reserve decided to hold off on hiking interest rates. But many investors were left to wonder: Was it just a temporary reprieve?
- Jobless rates fall in 29 states in August amid job gains Updated: Sep-18-15 11:54 am
WASHINGTON - Unemployment rates fell in 29 states in August and held steady in 11 as hiring remained solid nationwide. Falling oil and coal prices continued to take a toll on energy-producing states.
- Index of US economy shows small 0.1 percent gain in August Updated: Sep-18-15 10:45 am
WASHINGTON - An index of future U.S. economic health edged up slightly in August after a flat reading in July. The outcome in both months signaled economic growth could be moderating.
- Fed's China comments reinforce unease about growth prospects Updated: Sep-18-15 5:09 am
BEIJING - The Federal Reserve chief's rare comments on China reinforced unease its weakening economy might be headed for a deeper slump. But many experts still think fears of a China crisis are overblown.
- What the Federal Reserve wants to see before raising rates Updated: Sep-18-15 3:09 am
WASHINGTON - So what will it take for the Federal Reserve to finally raise interest rates?
- Fed leaves key interest rate unchanged, citing low inflation Updated: Sep-17-15 6:02 pm
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve ended weeks of speculation Thursday by keeping U.S. interest rates at record lows in the face of threats from a weak global economy, persistently low inflation and unstable financial markets.
- AP News Guide: What the Fed did Thursday and why it matters Updated: Sep-17-15 5:08 pm
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve's decision Thursday to hold a key interest rate at historic lows will extend a period of tense speculation among investors.
- The Latest: Political turmoil another risk for Fed Updated: Sep-17-15 5:04 pm
WASHINGTON - The latest on the Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates at historic near-zero lows (all times local):
- US Fed now foresees weaker growth and lower inflation Updated: Sep-17-15 5:01 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve policymakers have slightly lowered their projections for growth and inflation in the next two years, an outlook that likely factored into their decision to hold off on raising interest rates.