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But some of the steps taken by regulators have resulted in progress against the threat, said the former Minneapolis Fed president.
The pace of growth in the US services sector slowed for a second straight month in December with business activity expanding at a lower rate.
Main Street is thawing after the recession, while the stock market has soared. A look at 2014 for small businesses.
Here's what's lawmakers are expected to focus on as they return to Capitol Hill.
It wasn't easy but Bernanke has succeeded in establishing something of immediate value for Yellen as she takes the reins of the Fed, says Pimco's El-Erian.
University of Chicago economist John Cochrane was interviewed by the Richmond Fed's Econ Focus. What he said might surprise you.
Outgoing chief White House economic advisor Gene Sperling also said Obama's call for a "grand bargain" on jobs should get another look.
The U.S. economy beginning to see traction, says James Poterba, president of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
As the recovery in prices has helped lenders whittle down a glut of seized homes, they've begun moving more properties to auction.
Advanced economies are likely to require financial repression, debt restructuring, inflation and capital controls, economists Reinhart and Rogoff have warned.
Economist Nouriel Roubini, renowned for his foretelling of doom and gloom in financial markets, has turned bullish in his 2014 outlook.
Sales of Manhattan apartments hit a fourth-quarter record, with wealthy buyers competing to get a foot in the door as prices soar. The FT reports.
Many traditional retailers are having to work a lot harder to persuade Americans to open their pocketbooks.
China is set to return to the heyday of double-digit growth in 2014 driven by a revival in global demand, according to an investment strategist.
The number of registered jobless in Spain fell by 2.24 percent in December from a month earlier.
US manufacturing grew at a slightly slower pace in December. but hiring hit a 2½-year high and the volume of new orders soared to a level last seen in early 2010.
What's the demographic breakdown of Obamacare enrollments nationally? Officials aren't saying, yet, raising concerns about insurance prices next year.
The single biggest task for the ECB in 2014 will be the implementation of the banking union in the currency bloc, said CEO of Société Générale.
Buoyed by a growing economy and a soaring stock market, buyers are entering showrooms and leaving with trophy cars. The NYT reports.
Economists are uncertain whether growth lies ahead for Spain this year — despite upbeat economic data out on Thursday.