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Dennis Lockhart

Fed's Number Two Hints At More Stimulus

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

By Ros Krasny BOSTON, June 6 (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve's second-highest official on Wednesday laid out the case ...

On Valentine's Day, A Fed President Speaks On The 'Frisky' Economy

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.14.2012 | Business

Here's the Federal Reserve wishing you a Happy Valentine's Day. "If I were thinking of the national economy as a love interest, I'd say she's been ...

William Alden

Federal Reserve's Stimulus Pledge Misses The Point, Fed Official Says

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 10.17.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- As the Federal Reserve attempts to stimulate the economy and avert a new recession, one of the central bank's most basic tools isn't worki...

INFLATION: Prices Rise At Fastest Level Since Financial Crisis

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.29.2011 | Business

Inflation is back, and it's not limited to America. Prices in developed countries are rising at the highest rate since the financial crisis first ...

Fed Officials: We Must 'Remain Vigilant' Against Inflation

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ST. CLOUD, Minnesota (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve Bank should continue to flood the economy with cheap money to fight high unemployment, but poli...

Bank Regulation, Need for Transparency, and Politics as Usual Makes the Outcome Uncertain

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Chautin

Bank regulation is caught up in political maneuvering. Pro and con lobbying groups are spinning legislators. We need reform.

Greek Debt Crisis May Hit U.S. Economy, Says Fed Regional Chief

Yahoo! News | P. Parameswaran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AFP) -- The Greek debt crisis may directly affect the US economy by hitting American exports and the financial system, Atlanta Federal Res...

Federal Reserve: Weak Recovery Means High Unemployment For Several Years

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Unemployment likely will remain high for the next several years because the economic recovery won't be strong enough to spur robust...

It Just Ain't Labor's Day

Eric Schurenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Schurenberg

Ugly as the recent 0.3 percentage point jump in the headline unemployment number is, a look behind that number is uglier still.

Fed Pres Lockhart: One Month Of Good News Is Not A Recovery

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PARIS (Reuters) -- One month of improved data does not constitute an economic recovery and recession in the United States will last for at least a few...