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Bitcoin came into existence in 2009 in part as a response to fears about financial intermediation and banking following the financial crisis of 2008. Aggressive... [Read More]
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The Federal Reserve's expectation for additional wage growth is based on hopes and prayers, not hard evidence. Outdated economic models suggest a low unemployment... [Read More]
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Fed Chair Janet Yellen says the prospect of tax cuts has been built into Fed forecasts for some time, and the central bank does not... [Read More]
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The Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise rates at its December policy meeting, making what it signals about future increases more of the focus. [Read More]
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The Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise rates at its December policy meeting, making what it signals about future increases more of the focus.... [Read More]
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A decline in union membership and activism helps explain why US inflation and wages have remained subdued despite a prolonged economic recovery. Low inflation gives... [Read More]
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Federal Reserve officials are pinning their interest rate hikes on recent job market strength, with the unemployment rate at a 17-year low of 4.1%. However,... [Read More]
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Bloomberg screengrab Federal Reserve Board nominee Marvin Goodfriend is a highly-qualified economist and experienced monetary policymaker formerly at the Richmond Fed. This could... [Read More]
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REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The US economy has maintained a similar growth rate under President Donald Trump as it did under Barack Obama, showing the... [Read More]
Richmond Fed names Thomas Barkin, a McKinsey partner, to be its next president. Barkin has a background in "helping financial institutions," according to his... [Read More]
REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Austan Goolsbee, President Barack Obama's former chief economic adviser, tells Business Insider he sees decent, but not spectacular, economic growth ahead.... [Read More]
REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Austan Goolsbee, President Barack Obama's former chief economic adviser, tells Business Insider he sees decent, but not spectacular, economic growth ahead.... [Read More]
AP/Saquan Stimpson The Federal Reserve can be patient in raising interest rates further, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker tells Business Insider. Harker worries... [Read More]
The Federal Reserve can be patient in raising interest rates further, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker tells Business Insider. Harker worries low inflation may be... [Read More]
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Senate version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act isn't just ill advised, it's "mean-spirited," ex-American Airlines CEO Robert... [Read More]
Joshua Roberts/Reuters President Donald Trump is likely to appoint someone to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau who despises the agency even more... [Read More]
Joshua Roberts/Reuters President Donald Trump is likely to appoint someone to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau who despises the agency even more... [Read More]
Thomson Reuters Fed nominee Jerome Powell appears to favor lighter-touch regulation of the financial sector. This probably endearing him to Donald Trump, who... [Read More]
Jerome Powell, the nominee to replace Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve Chair, said there are no more "too big to fail" banks during his confirmation... [Read More]
ANALYSIS: Powell is likely to be questioned about the Fed's plan to steadily raise interest rates and on post-crisis financial regulations. [Read More]
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