GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Janet Yellen

More

  • NEW YORK, Feb 25- The S&P 500 closed down and the Nasdaq snapped a 10- session winning streak on Wednesday as investors took profits in Apple shares, while the Dow eked out another record high close. The S&P 500 consumer discretionary index added 0.8 percent, with shares of TJX up 3.3 percent at $69.38 after results. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony to...

  • Yellen defends Fed independence Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 4:38 PM ET
    Yellen defends fed independence

    Rep. Jeb Hensarling, (R-Texas) reacts to Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony and independence of the Federal Reserve.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 25- The S&P 500 closed down and the Nasdaq snapped a 10- session winning streak on Wednesday as investors took profits in Apple shares, while the Dow eked out another record high close. The S&P 500 consumer discretionary index added 0.8 percent, with shares of TJX up 3.3 percent at $69.38 after results. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony to...

  • *Yellen testimony to House identical to Senate testimony. NEW YORK, Feb 25- U.S. Yellen's testimony to the House Financial Services Committee was identical to one she delivered Tuesday to the Senate Banking Committee.

  • US STOCKS-S&P, Nasdaq edge down with Apple; Dow flat Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 3:12 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb 25- The S&P 500 and Nasdaq edged lower in afternoon trading on Wednesday, led by losses in Apple shares, but gains consumer discretionary shares limited the decline. Shares of TJX were up 3.5 percent at $69.51 after results, while Target rose 0.3 percent to $77.17 after a stronger-than-expected jump in same-store sales and profits for the fourth...

  • Are community banks doomed to fail? Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 3:10 PM ET
    Community banks too small to succeed?

    Discussing the substantial regulatory burden community banks face, with Rep. French Hill, (R-Ark.).

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 25- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday fended off a stream of aggressive questions from Republican lawmakers who accused the central bank of making Democratic political causes a higher priority than its stewardship of the U.S. economy. Speaking in front of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, the normally...

  • GOP lawmakers accuse Yellen of political bias Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 3:00 PM ET
    Yellen faces off against Congress

    Fed chair Janet Yellen faced tough questions from Republican members of the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 25- U.S. stocks were slightly higher in early afternoon trading on Wednesday, boosted by gains in consumer discretionary shares and upbeat housing data. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony to a House of Representatives committee provided few clues for investors on the timing of an interest rate hike. "It's a lack of anything negative...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 25- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday fended off a stream of tough questions from Republican lawmakers who accused the U.S. central bank of having a liberal bias even as the Fed tries to maintain its independence. Several Republican members of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee pressed Yellen on her...

  • Janet Yellen in the hot seat Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 1:05 PM ET
    Janet Yellen in the hot seat

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses the heated exchanges today between Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and U.S. House Financial Services Committee Wednesday.

  • MSCI world index strains for all-time high. *Brazil's Bovespa falls, Petrobras hit. Following Wall Street's gains on Tuesday and more rises in Asia overnight, MSCI's 46- country world index was up 0.18 percent at 433.63 points and veering closer to the 434.24 all-time peak it scaled in September.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 25- New U.S. single-family home sales fell only slightly in January despite big declines in the snow-battered Northeast while supply rose to its highest level since 2010, hopeful signs for a sluggish housing market. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday that sales dipped 0.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 481,000 units.

  • Yardeni: Yellen sprinkling fairy dust Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 12:08 PM ET
    Yardeni: Yellen sprinkling fairy dust

    Edward Yardeni, Yardeni Research President, discusses Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's monetary policy strategy.

  • Yellen: My schedule is public Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 11:45 AM ET
    Yellen: My schedule is public

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen addressed her public meeting schedule, and whether the Federal Reserve will raise rates.

  • *Greece debt deal supports euro but doubts persist. NEW YORK, Feb 25- The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Wednesday on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's suggestion the U.S. central bank would not rush into raising interest rates, spurring traders to trim bullish dollar bets. Treasuries from recent highs, as Yellen's testimony to Congress...

  • *MSCI world index strains for all-time high. *Gold rebounds from 7- week low plumbed in previous session. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggesting that the U.S. central bank is in no rush raise interest rates.

  • Europe ends lower as Yellen stays dovish Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Europe ends lower as Yellen stays dovish

    European equities ended lower on Wednesday as investors focused on a slew of corporate earnings and a second day of testimony by the U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 25- Argentina, shunned by the global debt market for more than a decade, believes it has an opportunity to raise debt internationally and is considering issuing a long-term dollar-denominated bond. Any new bond would be issued under local Argentina law, officials said. Investors piled into a new $500 million bond from the city of Buenos Aires...

  • *Yellen testimony to House identical to Senate testimony. Analysts watching Yellen for any changes from testimony she gave to a Senate panel Tuesday said the unchanged text supported the dovish interpretation that led yesterday's rally in Treasuries prices. "Certainly we would be looking for some hint that she's walking us back, but if not the market is...