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The Federal Reserve offered a mixed message on the U.S. economy Wednesday: Growth is strengthening, and the unemployment rate is steadily falling. Yet by some measures, the job market remains subpar.
After a grim start to 2014, the U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor and should show renewed strength into next year.
The Federal Reserve will likely end a policy meeting Wednesday with a lot of questions unanswered:
After a dismal start to the year reflecting a harsh winter, the U.S. economy showed signs of rebounding in the spring, with many forecasters expecting growth to be even stronger in the second half of the year.
This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low.
U.S. consumers are more confident about the economy than they have been in nearly seven years.
U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year.
A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health increased in June for a fifth consecutive month, supporting the view that economic growth should accelerate in the second half of this year.
The world’s top finance officials said Saturday that the global economy is recovering and they hope well-run economic programs will avoid the risks that threaten that rebound.
The U.S. Treasury said that Lew warned Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov that the United States is prepared to impose “additional significant sanctions” if Russia escalates the Ukraine situation. Treasury said in a statement th...