- Fed survey: Winter storms holding back economy Updated: Mar-05-14 4:08 pm
- Yellen: Fed monitoring recent weaker economic data Updated: Feb-27-14 3:54 pm
- Former Fed chair Ben Bernanke working on book Updated: Feb-24-14 5:09 pm
- Transcripts show Fed at times slow to grasp crisis Updated: Feb-21-14 6:13 pm
- Fed minutes point to continued paring of stimulus Updated: Feb-19-14 3:43 pm
- Downside of low inflation: A weaker global economy Updated: Feb-19-14 2:32 pm
- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland picks new leader Updated: Feb-13-14 5:01 pm
- Yellen rebuffs Fed critics and pleases investors Updated: Feb-11-14 6:29 pm
- Yellen's words to be studied for Fed policy clues Updated: Feb-10-14 12:26 pm
WASHINGTON - A Federal Reserve survey shows severe weather held back economic growth in much of the nation from January through early February. Even so, conditions strengthened in most U.S. regions, thanks to slight gains in areas such as employment and commercial real estate.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen noted Thursday that recent economic data have pointed to weaker-than-expected gains in consumer spending and job growth. She said the Fed will be watching to see whether the slowdown proves only a temporary blip caused by severe winter weather.
NEW YORK - Ben Bernanke, who stepped down last month after eight years as chairman of the Federal Reserve, is planning a memoir.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve agonized in 2008 over how far to go to stop a financial crisis that threatened to cause a recession and at times struggled to recognize its speed and magnitude.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve officials agreed at their January meeting that further gradual reductions in their stimulus would be appropriate as long as the economy keeps improving.
WASHINGTON - Since the Great Recession ended 4½ years ago, Americans have struggled with high unemployment, static pay and a slow economy. Yet they've had one thing in their favor: low inflation.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland has chosen a longtime Fed economist as its next president.
WASHINGTON - Janet Yellen pursued a simple strategy Tuesday for handling a battery of lawmakers who came armed with skepticism about the Federal Reserve.