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Yellen: Fed to move ‘cautiously’ on rate hikes

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday the central bank will move cautiously as it weighs interest rate hikes in light of a weak global economy and stubbornly low inflation,

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Jobs Friday clashes with March Fed meeting

It’s Jobs Friday. That means the monthly Wall Street guessing game, “Will they or won’t they hike?” will kick off after the federal government lets the world know how many

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Fed minutes could shed light on rate hikes

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled this past week  the central bank will be reluctant to raise interest rates next month if global economic troubles and the punishing slide in

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Fed’s Yellen cites growing risks to economy

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told Congress on Wednesday global economic troubles and the recent sell-off in stocks could rattle the U.S. economy, raising the prospect of a delay in

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Fed hike in March? Nasdaq stumbles 2.2%, Dow off 223

Stocks dove sharply into negative territory after the Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it has not ruled out another interest rate hike at its March meeting despite noting that it

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No Fed rate increase, but no retreat from March hike — yet

The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged Wednesday and said it’s closely monitoring global economic and market turmoil, but gave no signal that it’s retreating yet from plans to raise

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Fed’s call: Twin threats could raise red flags

The Federal Reserve kicks off its two-day policy meeting Tuesday, and futures are pricing in a roughly 80% chance the Fed will hike interest rates for the first time since

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Yellen: Rate hike next month is ‘live possibility’

The Federal Reserve may be closer than ever to hiking interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade after Fed Chair Janet Yellen told Congress Wednesday that a

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Deutsche Bank warns of $7B loss, cuts dividend, stock drops 6%

Deutsche Bank warned Wednesday that a series of charges, including litigation expenses, will result in a third-quarter loss of $6.97

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Yellen expects Fed to raise rates by year’s end

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told economists gathered Thursday that the conditions she sees now would allow the U.S. central

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Coca-Cola: IRS says $3.3B in back taxes owed

Coca-Cola was notified by the IRS that it owes $3.3 billion more in federal taxes, as well as interest, for

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Fed keeps benchmark rate near zero

Citing global economic weakness and financial market turmoil, the Federal Reserve agreed Thursday to keep its benchmark interest rate near

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What higher interest rates mean for consumers

As the U.S. Federal Reserve convenes Wednesday and Thursday  for a crucial policy meeting, everyone has been wondering whether the

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Fed rate hike likely to modestly temper growth

A Federal Reserve interest rate hike Thursday could shake markets but is likely to cause just a ripple in the

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What higher rates mean for investors

Investors around the world are closely watching the U.S. Federal Reserve this week in advance of a highly anticipated policy

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Wall Street history says stocks can survive Fed rate hike

The words “Fed rate hike” strike fear into stock investors. They fear the party is over once the Federal Reserve

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Fed: First rate hike ‘approaching’

Federal Reserve policymakers said last month they were “approaching” the central bank’s first interest rate hike in nearly a decade

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Fed modestly raises outlook, stays mum on rate hike prospects

The Federal Reserve modestly upgraded its economic outlook Wednesday but did not signal whether it intends to raise interest rates

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Fed unlikely to give rate hike clue this week after meeting

The Federal Reserve may be as little as six weeks from its first interest rate hike in nearly a decade,

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Bond rout continues as U.S., German yields hit 9-month highs

The sharp rise in long-term government bond yields continued today, with the yields on the U.S. and German 10-year bonds

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