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Whipsaw Wednesday: Monday Market Gains Gone in a Flash (Crash?)

Phil Davis | Posted 08.19.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

LOL, what a joke! Unfortunately, the joke is on us as Monday's silly low-volume rally has already been completely erased in this morning's Fu...

Some Fed Members Say Bond Tapering Could Happen Soon

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve officials seem far from a consensus on the question that's consumed investors for months: When will the Fed slow it...

Stock Market Misunderstands Fed Minutes, Panics

Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business
Mark Gongloff

The stock market is having a not-very-good day, all because of a little misunderstanding.

Waaahhh, Say Markets

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business

Financial markets are throwing a little tantrum today. What's got them all worked up? The minutes of the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting made...

Certain Fed Officials Push For More Aggressive Action In August

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 10.30.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Some Federal Reserve officials pushed in August for a more aggressive response to the economy's slowdown. They settled for a plan t...

Most Fed Officials Want To Raise Rates Before Selling Assets

Posted 07.18.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Most Federal Reserve officials prefer to raise benchmark interest rates before selling assets when the time comes to tighte...

Fed Officials Clashed Over Massive $600 Billion Program

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers clashed over the benefits and risks of launching a $600 billion program to rejuvenate the economy, but vot...

Fed Signals It May Take Futher Steps To Boost The Economy

Yahoo! Finance | Jeannine Aversa, AP Economics Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


FOMC Minutes: Fed Keeps

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By JEANNINE AVERSA, AP: Wrapping up a two-day meeting, the Fed in a 9-1 decision retained its pledge to hold rates at historic lows for an "extended p...

Fed's Housing Stimulus Program Divides Central Bank Officials

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (JEANNINE AVERSA -- AP) -- Some Federal Reserve policymakers last month were conflicted over whether to expand or cut back a program intend...

The Unknowable Lightness of Being

Zachary Karabell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zachary Karabell

The consensus about the future, based on predictions that have never been right in the past, is for anemic economic activity through the fall and then fairly decent into next year with still high unemployment.