Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke outlined a new set of mortgage-lending rules Tuesday, which will be aimed at shielding future homebuyers from risky lending practices and avoiding a repeat of the country's current mortgage crisis.

Apr 30

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In a smaller move than in past months, the Federal Reserve cut a key interest rate by a quarter percentage point Wednesday in what could be the last in a line of reductions aimed at boosting an economy hit hard…

Apr 02

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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned Congress Wednesday that the U.S. economy may continue to shrink -- signaling the possible start of a recession -- in his first testimony since the Fed approved the bailout of investment firm Bear Stearns.