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Martin Crutsinger, The Associated Press

With inflation still muted, officials said in December that the central bank could afford to be "patient''

  • January 9, 2019 January 9, 2019
  • 16:21

The meeting minutes echo Fed chairman Powell's comments that hikes aren't on a pre-set course

  • November 29, 2018 November 30, 2018
  • 15:26

Some economists say three rate increases for next year are beginning to look less certain

  • November 28, 2018 November 29, 2018
  • 15:04

Deficit shot up 59% from the same month a year ago

  • November 13, 2018 November 13, 2018
  • 16:33

Most economists expect next interest rate hike in December

  • November 5, 2018 November 5, 2018
  • 13:43

Q2 and Q3 marked the strongest consecutive quarters of growth since 2014

  • October 26, 2018 October 26, 2018
  • 10:31

Energy prices retreated in September after a big gain in August

  • October 11, 2018 October 11, 2018
  • 10:50

Rules represent latest escalation in ongoing conflict with China

  • October 10, 2018 October 10, 2018
  • 13:00

Federal Reserve officials earlier this month said that a strong economy meant that it would “likely soon be appropriate” to boost their benchmark interest rate for a third time this year. But minutes of their discussions released Wednesday also revealed deepening concerns that escalating trade wars could hurt the economy. The minutes underscore expectations that […]

  • August 22, 2018 August 22, 2018
  • 00:00

U.S. productivity grew at an annual rate of 2.9% in the second quarter, the fastest pace in more than three years, while labour costs actually fell. The April-June increase in productivity followed a much weaker 0.3% rate of gain in the first quarter, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. It was the strongest advance since a […]

  • August 15, 2018 August 15, 2018
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