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Stories with person: Janet Yellen
  • Yellen plans on skipping this year's Jackson Hole conference 
    Updated: May-26-15 7:14 pm

    WASHINGTON - It turns out that being the first woman to head the Federal Reserve is not the only tradition Janet Yellen is breaking. The Fed said Tuesday that she plans on skipping this year's gathering of the world's central bankers at Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

  • House lawmaker issues subpoena to Fed in leak probe 
    Updated: May-21-15 8:05 pm

    WASHINGTON - A powerful congressman is compelling the Federal Reserve to provide documents related to a possible leak in 2012 of market-moving interest-rate information to a financial newsletter.

  • Top US regulators warn of new threats to financial system 
    Updated: May-19-15 6:21 pm

    WASHINGTON - The panel created to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis said Tuesday that banks and other financial institutions are stronger now but regulators must remain alert to new risks including the danger posed from cyberattack.

  • Fed Chair Yellen says stock market prices 'quite high' story has photos
    Updated: May-06-15 12:58 pm

    WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday described stock market valuations as high and said the central bank was carefully monitoring their impact on financial stability.