For months, the thorn in the side of otherwise sunny jobs reports has been sluggish wage growth. As unemployment falls, wages are supposed to rise. Those expectations will likely play a role in the Fed's policy deliberations this week. But…
By John Komlos
When the Fed chair speaks, emerging markets take note. New research about their reaction to the Fed's early hints of tapering raises bigger questions about global financial integration and the Fed's transparency.
By Simone Pathe
At the end of the Fed's two-day policy meeting Wednesday, Janet Yellen holds her first press conference as chair. Former Fed governor Richard Syron examines Yellen's preparation for the job in light of her predecessors' tenures at the central bank.
By Richard F. Syron
Acknowledging that the economy has continued to deteriorate, the Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it will continue to use unconventional tools to cushion the fallout, including keeping a key interest rate at a record low for quite "some time."…
By PBS NewsHour
Acknowledging a period of increased economic risk that could restrain growth, the Federal Reserve on Friday cut the discount rate at which it makes loans to banks. An economic consultant and a business journalist explain the move.
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