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  • NEW YORK, April 17- The Federal Reserve logged $84 billion in net profit last year on its massive portfolio of assets, and average income will probably remain higher than before the financial crisis for another decade to come, according to an annual report.

  • LONDON, April 17- Bond purchases by the U.S. Federal Reserve have been twice as effective at boosting economic output as those by the Bank of England, research by a BoE policymaker showed on Thursday.

  • Stocks jump on Yellen comments     Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    Phil Orlando, Federated chief equity strategist, discusses how recent comments by Fed Chair Janet Yellen impacted the markets.

  • CNBC's very first guest!     Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 7:53 AM ET

    Robert Brusca, FAO Economics chief economist, shares his memories as the first guest on CNBC 25 years ago. Also Brusca weighs in on what concerns him about the outlook on the U.S. economy.

  • Why media is reading Yellen wrong: Expert     Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 7:34 AM ET

    They want to paint her as a dove, says John Ryding, RDQ Economics, sharing his thoughts on what will likely prompt the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, and whether inflation will become a factor in Fed policy.

  • LONDON, April 17- The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reiterated an accommodative monetary policy stance in comments.

  • Dollar: Should you still be long?     Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 4:10 AM ET

    Beat Siegenthaler, emerging markets strategist at UBS, says comments by Fed's chair, Janet Yellen, have "created more problems for the dollar."

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Google, IBM cast shadow Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 4:23 AM ET

    *Earnings depress Google, IBM in after-hours trade. LONDON, April 17- European stocks dipped on Thursday as disappointing earnings from U.S. tech heavyweights Google and IBM dampened the previous session's upbeat tone on Wall Street, and the dollar weakened on dovish remarks from the Federal Reserve.

  • LONDON, April 17- The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Thursday after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen reiterated an accommodative monetary policy stance in comments which gave the euro and the yen a lift.

  • Nikkei ends flat as profit-taking tempers Fed optimism Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 2:12 AM ET

    TOKYO, April 17- Japan's Nikkei share average ended flat in choppy trade on Thursday as profit-taking from the previous day's large gains offset optimism that the U.S. Federal Reserve will keep interest rates low for an extended period.

  • April 17- The Federal Reserve indicated to Citigroup Inc that the bank would get more time to fix certain "stress test" planning problems before rejecting its capital plan last month, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people close to the company.

  • US earnings weighing on Asian stocks: OCBC     Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 11:11 PM ET

    Vasu Menon, VP, Group Wealth Management at OCBC Bank, describes why Asian shares are mixed on Thursday despite dovish comments from the Fed overnight.

  • *Top U.S. central banker stresses need for stimulus. NEW YORK, April 16- Persistently low inflation poses a more immediate threat to the U.S. economy than rising prices, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday, stressing that the U.S. central bank would be delivering policy stimulus for some time to come.

  • *Yahoo rallies after results; BofA falls. NEW YORK, April 16- U.S. stocks rose 1 percent on Wednesday, advancing for a third straight session as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reaffirmed the central bank's commitment to keeping interest rates low and Yahoo rallied.

  • NEW YORK, April 16- The dollar rose to the highest level in a week against the yen on Wednesday on signs of future buying of Tokyo stocks by Japan's state pension fund, but edged lower against the euro on traders' view that the Federal Reserve is maintaining a dovish stance.

  • WASHINGTON, April 16- Two U.S. senators on Wednesday pushed the Federal Reserve to write tough new rules to limit Wall Street's role in commodity markets, stepping up pressure for a clampdown on some of the country's largest banks.

  • Fed Chair Yellen's message     Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 3:30 PM ET

    Discussing Fed Chair Janet Yellen's view on the economy and the recovery, with Brian Levitt, Oppenheimer Funds senior economist; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities senior fellow; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Santelli: Fed not benefitting anybody     Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 2:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli provides insight on the action in the yield curve after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen commented on inflation.

  • Weather fades to background for Fed     Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 2:05 PM ET

    Discussing the Fed's current outlook of the U.S. economy, with Anika Khan, Wells Fargo Securities senior economist.

  • Fed survey: Growth picks up across most of US Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 2:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— A Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth picking up across most of the United States over the past two months as bitter winter weather subsided. Only Cleveland and St. Louis reported slower growth.

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