- What investors will be looking at with UK voting to leave EU Updated: Jun-26-16 12:01 pm
NEW YORK - Britain's vote to leave the European Union last week sent shudders through financial markets, and understandably so.
- Stocks, pound climb as Britons head to the polls Updated: Jun-23-16 1:46 pm
NEW YORK - Investors have a lot riding on Thursday's referendum on British membership in the European Union. Apparent swings in public opinion have driven big moves in financial markets as investors try to anticipate the outcome of the vote.
- Yellen faces GOP criticism over weak economic growth Updated: Jun-22-16 4:01 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen came under fire Wednesday from House Republicans who charged that the central bank's policies to promote low interest rates have not boosted economic growth and have left financial markets confused about the Fed's next moves.
- Leaving rates alone, Fed sees ultra-slow pace of hikes ahead Updated: Jun-15-16 4:16 pm
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it foresees an exceedingly slow pace of interest rate hikes ahead - and is in no hurry to resume them.
- Yellen's view of economy: Solid but laced with uncertainties Updated: Jun-06-16 6:19 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen went out of her way Monday to stress that the U.S. economy appears fundamentally solid.
- US hiring grinds to a near-halt; many stop looking for work Updated: Jun-03-16 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON - U.S. hiring slowed to a near-standstill in May, sowing doubts about the economy's health and complicating the Federal Reserve's efforts to raise interest rates.
- In advance of Yellen speech, Brainard urges caution on rates Updated: Jun-03-16 4:26 pm
WASHINGTON - In a possible preview of a speech Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will give Monday, a close ally said Friday that the Fed should be in no hurry to raise interest rates, especially after a bleak U.S. jobs report.