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Moriah Costa

Percentage of Fed Board women economists tracks U.S. average

Oct 30 2014

WASHINGTON Around a third of the economists at the Federal Reserve's Washington headquarters are women, a figure in line with women's representation in the profession nationally, according to a Reuters analysis of Fed employee data.

U.S. industrial production edged higher in July

Aug 15 2014

WASHINGTON U.S. industrial production edged higher in July, as production of auto parts and motor vehicles jumped 10.1 percent, according to data released by the Federal Reserve on Friday.

US industrial production edged higher in July

Aug 15 2014

WASHINGTON, Aug 15 U.S. industrial production edged higher in July, as production of auto parts and motor vehicles jumped 10.1 percent, according to data released by the Federal Reserve on Friday.

U.S. Fed seen moving slowly after first rate hike in second quarter 2015: Reuters poll

Aug 13 2014

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to move in baby steps when it starts to bump up borrowing costs from a record low, but it won't do so until the second quarter of next year, according to the latest Reuters poll of economists.

Aging of U.S. businesses could slow economy: study

Jul 31 2014

WASHINGTON Older companies make up a much larger share of U.S. businesses than they did 20 years ago, indicating a decline in entrepreneurship that could lead to slower economic growth, a study released on Thursday said.

Aging of U.S. businesses could slow economy -study

Jul 31 2014

WASHINGTON, July 31 Older companies make up a much larger share of U.S. businesses than they did 20 years ago, indicating a decline in entrepreneurship that could lead to slower economic growth, a study released on Thursday said.

Legalizing pot has not spurred use among U.S. teens: study

Jul 29 2014

WASHINGTON A rise in marijuana use among U.S. teens over the past 20 years has no significant tie to the legalization of marijuana for medical use in many states, according to a new research paper.

Legalizing pot has not spurred use among U.S. teens -study

Jul 29 2014

WASHINGTON, July 29 A rise in marijuana use among U.S. teens over the past 20 years has no significant tie to the legalization of marijuana for medical use in many states, according to a new research paper.

U.S. housing data weaker than expected, but services sector expands

Jul 28 2014

WASHINGTON Contracts to buy previously-owned U.S. homes unexpectedly fell in June, but the data did little to change perceptions the housing sector was gradually recovering after slumping in late 2013.

U.S. pending home sales unexpectedly fall in June

Jul 28 2014

WASHINGTON, July 28 Contracts to buy previously-owned U.S. homes unexpectedly fell in June, casting a cloud over the housing market recovery.

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