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Trump’s trade war challenges Fed’s independence

All four living former chairs of the Federal Reserve took to the op-ed page of the Wall Street Journal on Aug. 5 to defend...
U.S. GDP grew at the fastest rate in the third quarter in three years. / BLOOMBERG

U.S. third-quarter growth revised to three-year high of 3.3%

NEW YORK - The U.S. economy’s growth rate last quarter was revised upward to the fastest in three years on stronger investment from businesses...
JANET YELLEN, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CHRIS RATCLIFFE

Fed to shrink assets next month, boost rates by year-end

NEW YORK - Federal Reserve officials set an October start for shrinking their $4.5 trillion stockpile of assets, moving to unwind a pillar of...
FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIR Janet Yellen said that any rollbacks of post-crisis financial reforms should be “modest.” / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Yellen issues broad defense of post-crisis financial rules

NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said any rollback of post-crisis financial reforms should be “modest” because they’ve made the banking system...
THE FEDERAL RESERVE said might begin to begin balance sheet normalization as soon as September. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Fed says balance-sheet unwind to start `relatively soon’

NEW YORK - Federal Reserve officials said they would begin running off their $4.5 trillion balance sheet “relatively soon” and left their benchmark policy...
JANET YELLEN, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/PETE MAROVICH

Yellen sees inflation as key uncertainty amid moderate growth

NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the United States economy should continue to expand over the next few years, allowing the...
FEDERAL RESERVE OFFICIALS were split on when and how to shrink the Federal Reserve's balance sheet, minutes from the Fed's June meeting showed. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/JOSHUA ROBERTS

Fed officials divided on when to begin balance-sheet unwind

NEW YORK - A divided Federal Reserve policy committee couldn’t reach an agreement in June on the timing of when to begin shrinking its...
CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL CORP. was the only one of the 34 major U.S. banks that underwent the annual Federal Reserve stress test that is being required to file a follow-up plan with the central bank. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CRAIG WARGA

Capital One must resubmit plan as 33 banks ace Fed tests

NEW YORK – Capital One Financial Corp. was alone among big U.S. banks in stumbling through the Federal Reserve’s annual stress tests, getting conditional...
JANET YELLEN CHAIR of the U.S. Federal Reserve. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Yellen’s future at Fed resisted by Trump aides wanting new blood

NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s candidacy for another term is encountering resistance from some Trump administration advisers who want a new...

Don’t underestimate U.S. expansion: It’s headed to a record

NEW YORK - This United States expansion may be moving like a tortoise, but it’s on its way to win the race. Widely disdained for...
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