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WASHINGTON _ Now that the Federal Reserve has started to ease a key economic stimulus, the reins of managing monetary policy to finish the job soon will be turned over to Janet L. Yellen, the central bank's vice chair.
WASHINGTON _ Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew formally told congressional leaders Thursday they must raise the debt limit by early March at the latest, warning the government has less ability to postpone a potential default than in the past.
WASHINGTON _ Consumer prices were unchanged last month, the government said Tuesday, keeping inflation running low as Federal Reserve policymakers start a two-day meeting to decide if the economy is strong enough to begin reducing a key stimulus...
WASHINGTON _ Industrial production grew last month at the fastest pace in a year, pushing manufacturing output above its pre-Great Recession peak for the first time, the Federal Reserve said Monday.
Improving economic data haven't put many Americans in the yuletide spirit, with nearly 4 in 10 saying they will spend less this holiday season than they did last year, according to survey results released Monday.
WASHINGTON _ To lawmakers and others arguing that replacing the $1 bill with a $1 coin would save the government money, the Federal Reserve says, "Don't bet on it."
WASHINGTON _ First-time jobless claims surged last week to a two-month high after plunging to near a six-year low the previous week, highlighting the volatility of the data during the holiday season, the Labor Department said Thursday.
The nation's top regulatory agencies adopted the final version of a rule aimed at preventing banks from taking risky bets that supporters argued could endanger the financial system.
WASHINGTON _ Business economists expect the recovery to accelerate at the end of the year and into 2014 as politicians are likely to avoid another government shutdown.