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- Correction: Wall Street Outlook story Updated: Nov-26-13 3:34 pm
- Oklahoma's Coburn votes to advance Yellen's bid Updated: Nov-21-13 6:52 pm
- Senate panel advances Yellen's bid to lead Fed Updated: Nov-21-13 4:46 pm
- US wholesale prices dip for 2nd month on cheap gas Updated: Nov-21-13 9:02 am
- Minutes: Fed could slow bond buys in coming months Updated: Nov-20-13 4:49 pm
- US consumer prices drop 0.1 pct. on cheaper gas Updated: Nov-20-13 9:22 am
- Bernanke: Public transparency vital to Fed policy Updated: Nov-19-13 8:30 pm
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- Dual economy: Companies profit despite weak growth Updated: Nov-06-13 12:05 am
NEW YORK - Good news was finally good news for the stock market on Friday.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. job market is proving sturdier than many had thought.
LONDON - Global stocks rose Friday as investors welcomed forecast-busting U.S. jobs data, even though they reinforced expectations that the Federal Reserve will begin to reduce its monetary stimulus this month.
The latest signs of strength in the U.S. economy prompted traders to dump gold and silver futures in anticipation of the Federal Reserve winding down its stimulus program.
NEW YORK - The government's monthly survey of the U.S. job market is always important on Wall Street. It's even more important these days. Investors are trying to figure out when the Federal Reserve will decide that the economy is strong enough to thrive without its extraordinary stimulus measures.
WASHINGTON - Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages rose sharply this week, making home-buying slightly less affordable.
WASHINGTON - A Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday found that the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.
NEW YORK - In a story Nov. 22 about the 2014 outlook for Wall Street, The Associated Press erroneously spelled the last name of a Franklin Templeton portfolio manager. He is Conrad Herrmann, not Hermann.
TULSA, Oklahoma - Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn cast one of the three Republican votes Thursday that helped advance Janet Yellen's nomination to lead the Federal Reserve.
WASHINGTON - A Senate panel on Thursday advanced Janet Yellen's nomination to lead the Federal Reserve, setting up a final vote in the full Senate after lawmakers return from a two-week Thanksgiving break.
WASHINGTON - U.S. wholesale prices fell in October for the second straight month, driven down again by cheaper gasoline costs.
WASHINGTON - Members of the Federal Reserve agreed last month that they would likely start reducing their bond purchases in coming months if the job market improved further. They also weighed the possibility of slowing the purchases even without clear evidence of a strengthening job market.
WASHINGTON - Cheaper gasoline lowered overall U.S. consumer prices slightly in October. But outside the steep drop at the pump, inflation stayed mild.
WASHINGTON - Ben Bernanke offered a broad defense Tuesday of the Federal Reserve's policies under his leadership a little over two months before his eight-year tenure ends.
NEW YORK - Is the stock market due for a pullback?
The head of the Federal Reserve board is one of the most powerful and, outside of financial circles, least known officials in the U.S. government.
WASHINGTON - Janet Yellen says the economy has regained ground lost to the deepest recession since the 1930s. But she says unemployment remains too high at 7.3 percent and notes that the Fed is still trying to accelerate the economy's recovery.
WASHINGTON - Five years after a global financial crisis erupted, the world's biggest economies still need to be propped up.
LAWRENCE, Kansas - Students at the University of Kansas are creating a commissioned artwork for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
WASHINGTON - Look at the U.S. economy and you'll notice an unusual disconnect.