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Stories with person: Janet Yellen
  • Fed Vice Chair Fischer keeps open possibility of Sept. hike story has photos
    Updated: Aug-29-15 4:33 pm

    WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have kept inflation below the central bank's target level have likely begun to fade.

  • Survey: US businesses added 185,000 workers in July story has photos
    Updated: Aug-05-15 10:12 am

    WASHINGTON - The rate of hiring by U.S. businesses slowed in July, according to a private survey. But job gains remained at a solid level, which should help boost overall economic growth.