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At a news conference with French President Francois Hollande, Obama also acknowledged that Syrian peace talks are far from reaching their goal.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen promised a steady and consistent course forward, with less money printing but continued low rates.
The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee questioned on CNBC the usefulness of the Federal Reserve's forward guidance tool.
The Fed's Charles Plosser says it's always easier to lower interest rates to spur economic activity than to raise them to stop inflation.
In her first appearance before Congress, the Fed chair probably won't say she's backing off on tapering, POLITICO's Ben White says.
Companies employing 50-100 full-time workers will be exempt from Obamacare's mandate to offer employees affordable health insurance until 2016.
A tax exemption for mortgage debt forgiveness was not renewed late last year. That could spell trouble for struggling homeowners.
As health insurance becomes disconnected from work, people will rely less on their jobs to get coverage.
Domestic politics could be at the center of discussions between Hollande and Obama, as tea party-like movements gain popularity in France.
The campaign against increasing the minimum wage illustrates how groups are working in opaque ways to shape hot-button political debates.
Hundreds of people with HIV/AIDS trying to obtain coverage under Obamacare are in danger of being thrown out of their insurance plan.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urged Congress Friday to increase the debt ceiling, saying the Treasury is not confident extraordinary measures will last beyond Feb. 27.
The rapidly strengthening economy that Democrats had hoped for before the midterm elections may not materialize, POLITICO's Ben White says.
US mutual funds with heavy exposure to Puerto Rico bonds have sold off some of the cash-strapped island's debt.
Moody's Investors Service downgraded Puerto Rico's general obligation debt rating to junk status on Friday.
U.S. mutual funds with heavy exposure to Puerto Rico bonds have sold off some of the cash-strapped island's debt to meet investor redemption demands.
A second month of surprisingly weak job growth and a lower unemployment rate is sending inconclusive messages about the economy.
Job growth saw another weak month, with employers adding another 113,000 positions as frigid weather and a deluge of storms dampened hiring.
Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC on Friday he's worried about the spread between 30-year and 5-year Treasury notes.
LaGuardia Airport is on track for a $3.6 billion overhaul that should remove it from a number of travelers' "most-hated" lists.
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