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At Jackson Hole, Fed Chair Janet Yellen voiced optimism about the economy and an expectation that interest rate hikes are ahead.
A measure of consumers' attitudes was slightly lower this month, according to new data.
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"I think the economy is on a good track," Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said, "the employment numbers show that."
But St. Louis Fed President James Bullard wouldn't be firm, saying he would like to raise rates on good economic news.
U.S. economic growth was a bit more sluggish than initially thought as businesses ran down stocks of unsold goods, offsetting a spurt in spending.
State pension funds are looking at a $1 trillion shortfall in what they owe workers in benefits, according to new data from The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The stakes are particularly high for Janet Yellen on Friday, according to Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management.
The Fed has not acted yet because some recent economic data have given policymakers pause, Kansas City Fed's Esther George tells CNBC.
But Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan refuses to put a timetable on a possible hike.
New orders for U.S. manufactured capital goods rose for a second straight month.
The Fed needs to consider the possibility that hiking interest rates could actually be good for the economy, says Michael Farr.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market was continuing to gain momentum.
As the Fed meets in Jackson Hole to discuss how to make monetary policy, many on Wall Street are convinced there isn't any blueprint to do so.
A new report from mortgage site HSH.com reveals just how much you need to make to afford a median-priced home in America's biggest cities.
Global economic policy needs to become more coordinated, more comprehensive, more coherent and more growth-oriented, says Ron Insana.
Positive jobs reports and fears over losing credibility will lead the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates in September, Robert Martin says.
Priscilla Hancock of JPMorgan Asset Management explains when she believes the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates.
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