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  • Finance officials see rising risks to economic recovery Saturday, 18 Apr 2015 | 12:31 AM ET

    Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank, said it was "urgent" to resolve the dispute between Greece and its creditors. Earlier in the week, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde rejected suggestions that her agency might postpone repayment deadlines for Greece. On Saturday, she cited constructive talks with Varoufakis and said the goal was to...

  • *Rosengren, Lockhart lean toward waiting on rate hikes. SAN FRANCISCO, April 16- Federal Reserve officials on Thursday were again at public odds over when the U.S. central bank should start raising rates, underscoring the difficult task ahead for Fed Chair Janet Yellen as she tries to build consensus for a rate hike sometime later this year. On Thursday, Vice Chair...

  • UPDATE 1-Bernanke to advise hedge fund Citadel - NYT Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 3:38 AM ET

    Federal Reserve, has agreed to become a senior adviser to Citadel Investment Group, a $25 billion hedge fund founded by billionaire investor Kenneth Griffin, the New York Times reported on Thursday. Bernanke's predecessor, Alan Greenspan, joined hedge fund Paulson& Co as adviser in 2008. Jeremy Stein, a Federal Reserve Board governor for two years, joined hedge...

  • Bernanke to join hedge fund Citadel as adviser - NYT Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 1:20 AM ET

    Federal Reserve, will become a senior adviser to hedge fund Citadel Investment Group, the New York Times reported. Bernanke told the New York Times that he was sensitive to the public's anxieties about the "revolving door" between Wall Street and Washington and chose to go to Citadel, in part, because it "is not regulated by the Federal Reserve and I won't be doing...

  • Santelli: March industrial production   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 9:14 AM ET
    Santelli: March industrial production

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses March's industrial production rate down 0.6 percent.

  • Cramer: Big market positives that can't be ignored Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 6:12 PM ET
    A shopper touches the screen of an Apple Watch in New York.

    Jim Cramer gives a fresh dose of reality when he focuses investors on all of the positive inputs in the market right now.

  • Wary of disaster, NY Fed bulks up in Chicago: Rpt Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 5:56 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk past the New York Federal Reserve building.

    The NY branch of the Fed, wary of a natural disaster shutting down its operations, has added staff and bulked up its office in Chicago.

  • NEW YORK, April 14- The New York branch of the U.S. Some market technicians have transferred from New York and others were hired at the office housed in the Chicago Fed, according to several people familiar with the build-out that began about two years ago, after Hurricane Sandy struck Manhattan. Officials believe the Chicago staffers can now handle all of the...

  • Fed's Williams: Less risk of rate retreat after rise Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 7:09 AM ET
    John Williams

    As the job market improves, risk is receding that a setback could derail the recovery once the Fed raises rates, the San Francisco Fed president said.

  • *Risks of moving too soon and too late seen as more balanced. SAN FRANCISCO, April 13- As the U.S. job market improves, the risk is receding that an unexpected setback could derail the recovery once the Federal Reserve raises interest rates, San Francisco Fed President John Williams told Reuters. "As we go through time, that probability of saying' well, the shocks are...

  • Kocherlakota: Rate hike pushes economy 'wrong way' Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 2:58 PM ET
    Narayana Kocherlakota, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

    Raising interest rates would push the U.S. economy the "wrong way," the Minneapolis Federal Reserve President said.

  • NEW YORK, April 8- The Federal Reserve could still hike interest rates in June despite weak recent U.S. data and investor skepticism, two influential officials with the central bank said on Wednesday, putting the spotlight squarely on the economy's performance in the next two months. But New York Fed President William Dudley and Fed Governor Jerome Powell on...

  • Fed minutes: Officials split widely on rate hike timing Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 2:00 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Fed officials disagreed widely when they met last month on when they would be ready to lift interest rates from record lows. Minutes of the March 17-18 meeting released Wednesday reveal that several policymakers predicted a rate hike in June, while others concerned about low inflation didn't think a rate hike would be warranted until later this...

  • NEW YORK, April 8- Two influential Federal Reserve officials said they could still hike U.S. interest rates in June despite weak recent economic data and skepticism among investors, putting the spotlight squarely on the economy's performance over the next two months. But on Wednesday, New York Fed President William Dudley and Fed Governor Jerome Powell...

  • Fed will go slow into liftoff: Pro   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 10:42 AM ET
    Fed will go slow into liftoff: Pro

    Senior U.S. economist Michael Hanson of Bank of America Merrill Lynch gives insight to what he expects the Feds next move to be on the topic of raising rates.

  • Santelli: Dollar slips back   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 9:43 AM ET
    Santelli: Dollar slips back

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • FOMC: Doves or Hawks to win?   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 5:50 AM ET
    FOMC: Doves or Hawks to win?

    Talking about the soon-to-be-released FOMC minutes, Boris Schlossberg, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management, explains why he thinks the doves will beat the hawks in this meeting's minutes.

  • Is the Fed going to be 'one and done?': Insana Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 1:35 PM ET
    Slam dunk basketball

    Is the Fed going to take a page out of the NBA rule book and be "one and done" when it comes to interest rates?

  • Goldman sees 'close call' on Fed rate hike timing Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 1:06 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve building in Washington.

    The firm's economists said their reasons are more about the lack of inflation than the weakness of the first-quarter data.

  • Santelli: Treasury rate rise slows   Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 9:44 AM ET
    Santelli: Treasury rate rise slows

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.