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Bernanke, other policymakers point to weakness in labor market

Nov 08 2013

OXFORD, Miss./LOS ANGELES Despite signs of improvement in the U.S. labor market, there is plenty of room for the jobless rate to fall further, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and two other top policymakers said on Friday, in comments that suggested continued support for the U.S. central bank's massive stimulus program.

Bernanke, other policymakers point to weakness in labor market

Nov 08 2013

OXFORD, Miss./LOS ANGELES Despite signs of improvement in the U.S. labor market, there is plenty of room for the jobless rate to fall further, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and two other top policymakers said on Friday, in comments that suggested continued support for the U.S. central bank's massive stimulus program.

WRAPUP 1-Bernanke, other policymakers point to weakness in labor market

Nov 08 2013

OXFORD, Miss./LOS ANGELES, Nov 8 Despite signs of improvement in the U.S. labor market, there is plenty of room for the jobless rate to fall further, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and two other top policymakers said on Friday, in comments that suggested continued support for the U.S. central bank's massive stimulus program.

No shutdown in U.S. Midwest as business activity index surges

Oct 31 2013

WASHINGTON Business activity in the U.S. Midwest surged past expectations in October as new orders hit their highest level since 2004, countering recent evidence of soft economic growth.

No shutdown in U.S. Midwest as business activity index surges

Oct 31 2013

WASHINGTON Business activity in the U.S. Midwest surged past expectations in October as new orders hit their highest level since 2004, countering recent evidence of soft economic growth.

Fed maintains strong stimulus as U.S. growth stumbles

Oct 30 2013

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve extended its support for a soft U.S. economy on Wednesday, sounding a bit less optimistic about growth as it announced plans to keep buying $85 billion in bonds per month. | Video

Fed maintains strong stimulus as U.S. growth stumbles

Oct 30 2013

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve extended its support for a soft U.S. economy on Wednesday, sounding a bit less optimistic about growth as it announced plans to keep buying $85 billion in bonds per month.

Fed maintains strong stimulus as U.S. growth stumbles

Oct 30 2013

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve extended its support for a soft U.S. economy on Wednesday, sounding a bit less optimistic about growth as it announced plans to keep buying $85 billion in bonds per month.

Fed maintains strong stimulus as U.S. growth stumbles

Oct 30 2013

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve extended its support for a soft U.S. economy on Wednesday, sounding a bit less optimistic about growth as it announced plans to keep buying $85 billion in bonds per month.

EXCLUSIVE - Fed's Fisher, vocal hawk, sees no QE cuts this month

Oct 15 2013

NEW YORK "Reckless" U.S. fiscal policy will likely force the Federal Reserve to stand pat on monetary policy this month, one of the Fed's biggest critics of the U.S. central bank's bond-buying program said on Tuesday.

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