- Paycheck mystery: More jobs and fewer people but limp raises Updated: Oct-03-15 10:41 am
WASHINGTON - Companies have posted a record number of job openings just when a diminished proportion of Americans are either working or looking for work.
- Stock market shakes off an early stumble, ends higher Updated: Oct-02-15 7:16 pm
NEW YORK - News of slower hiring last month jolted markets early Friday, driving government bonds up and the dollar down. The stock market, after slumping in early trading, finished the day with a solid gain.
- An ailing global economy starts to weigh on US job market Updated: Oct-02-15 4:25 pm
WASHINGTON - A sagging global economy has finally caught up with the United States.
- Bernanke, in new memoir, recalls Lehman's 'surreal' failure Updated: Oct-01-15 8:50 pm
WASHINGTON - Ben Bernanke recalls the September weekend in 2008 when regulators sought desperately but in vain to save the investment bank Lehman Brothers as a "terrible, surreal moment."
- Root of investor anxiety: Uncertainty about China and Fed Updated: Sep-30-15 6:31 pm
Fears about China's slowdown and a coming U.S. interest rate hike have sent global stock markets into a fidgety freefall.
- Yellen says small banks should not face undue burdens Updated: Sep-30-15 3:56 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the central bank is committed to making sure that federal supervision of the nation's community banks does not impose undue regulatory burdens.
- IMF chief says global economy likely to be weaker this year Updated: Sep-30-15 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON - The head of the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday that global growth will likely be weaker this year as the world economy confronts a host of problems, including a refugee crisis in Europe, an economic slowdown in China and a pending rise in U.S. interest rates.
- Business events scheduled for the coming month Updated: Sep-25-15 12:49 pm
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- Economy grew at 3.9 percent rate in April-June quarter Updated: Sep-25-15 9:14 am
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy grew at an even faster clip in the spring than previously estimated. But that growth likely slowed in the summer, held back by global headwinds and turbulent financial markets.
- Fed says Yellen checks out OK after dehydration Updated: Sep-24-15 7:24 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen "felt dehydrated at the end of a long speech under bright lights" Thursday in Massachusetts and was seen by medical personnel as a precaution, the Fed said in a statement.
- 5 Things to Know from World Bank's Kim Updated: Sep-24-15 6:03 pm
NEW YORK - World Bank President Jim Yong Kim says growing up as an economic migrant himself shaped his views on many of the major issues he's tackling now as head of one of the leading institutions fighting global poverty.
- Court nixes Federal Reserve ex-employee's retaliation claim Updated: Sep-23-15 4:47 pm
NEW YORK - The claims of a former senior bank examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York who says she was fired for her handling of a probe of Goldman Sachs failed Wednesday to impress a federal appeals court, which derided her effort to hold three former colleagues responsible as "frankly quite silly."
- Minnesota housing chief tapped for new Federal Reserve panel Updated: Sep-22-15 5:26 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A Minnesota agency commissioner will have a voice on a new advisory council of the powerful Federal Reserve Board.
- What's next for bond funds after the Fed's decision? Updated: Sep-18-15 3:18 pm
NEW YORK - Relief washed over the bond market this week after the Federal Reserve decided to hold off on hiking interest rates. But many investors were left to wonder: Was it just a temporary reprieve?
- Jobless rates fall in 29 states in August amid job gains Updated: Sep-18-15 11:54 am
WASHINGTON - Unemployment rates fell in 29 states in August and held steady in 11 as hiring remained solid nationwide. Falling oil and coal prices continued to take a toll on energy-producing states.
- Index of US economy shows small 0.1 percent gain in August Updated: Sep-18-15 10:45 am
WASHINGTON - An index of future U.S. economic health edged up slightly in August after a flat reading in July. The outcome in both months signaled economic growth could be moderating.
- Fed's China comments reinforce unease about growth prospects Updated: Sep-18-15 5:09 am
BEIJING - The Federal Reserve chief's rare comments on China reinforced unease its weakening economy might be headed for a deeper slump. But many experts still think fears of a China crisis are overblown.
- What the Federal Reserve wants to see before raising rates Updated: Sep-18-15 3:09 am
WASHINGTON - So what will it take for the Federal Reserve to finally raise interest rates?
- Fed leaves key interest rate unchanged, citing low inflation Updated: Sep-17-15 6:02 pm
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve ended weeks of speculation Thursday by keeping U.S. interest rates at record lows in the face of threats from a weak global economy, persistently low inflation and unstable financial markets.
- AP News Guide: What the Fed did Thursday and why it matters Updated: Sep-17-15 5:08 pm
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve's decision Thursday to hold a key interest rate at historic lows will extend a period of tense speculation among investors.
- The Latest: Political turmoil another risk for Fed Updated: Sep-17-15 5:04 pm
WASHINGTON - The latest on the Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates at historic near-zero lows (all times local):
- US Fed now foresees weaker growth and lower inflation Updated: Sep-17-15 5:01 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve policymakers have slightly lowered their projections for growth and inflation in the next two years, an outlook that likely factored into their decision to hold off on raising interest rates.
- 5 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Thursday Updated: Sep-17-15 3:09 am
WASHINGTON - As it does once each quarter, the Federal Reserve will deliver a triple-dose of news Thursday afternoon - a policy statement, economic forecasts and a news conference by Chair Janet Yellen. But all eyes will be on one question:
- Is now time for a Fed rate hike? Here are 2 clashing views Updated: Sep-16-15 1:20 pm
WASHINGTON - For seven years - through political fights, Europe debt crises and market panic - investors could count on one thing: Short-term U.S. interest rates would stay locked near zero.
- US consumer prices fell 0.1 percent in August Updated: Sep-16-15 9:16 am
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices edged down in August, marking the first decline in seven months and fueled by a big drop in gasoline prices.