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  • How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 4:42 PM ET

    The stock market paused Friday, following four days of gains, after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unclear about the central bank's next move on interest rates. A flare-up in tensions between Ukraine and Russia weighed on the market after a Russian convoy entered the country, purportedly to bring aid supplies.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 22- Stocks ended mostly lower on Friday as Ukraine- Russia tensions reignited and remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen failed to give investors any clues on interest rate hikes. He called on Russia to "stop destabilizing Ukraine.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:22 p.m. EDT Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 4:22 PM ET

    Stocks edge lower as Ukraine tensions worsen; Yellen offers little guidance on interest rates Jackson Hole demonstrators press Yellen not to raise rates; Fed chair's staff to seek meeting World's central bankers pursue sometimes conflicting policies as economic prospects diverge Yellen says shifts in job market since Great Recession make Fed rate decisions more difficult Keurig, Kraft strike deal to bring Maxwell House, Gevalia coffee brands to at-home machines McDonald's names new US president; 2nd change in less than 2 years amid struggles Oregon sues Oracle Corp. over state's troubled Cover Oregon health insurance exchange Coal gas boom in China threatens to spew greenhouse gases as world tries to curb emissions European Central Bank head: Governments must encourage hiring, reduce jobless rate Justice Dept. announces nearly $17 billion mortgage settlement with Bank of America

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:19 p.m. EDT Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 4:19 PM ET

    Stocks edge lower as Ukraine tensions worsen; Yellen offers little guidance on interest rates Jackson Hole demonstrators press Yellen not to raise rates; Fed chair's staff to seek meeting World's central bankers pursue sometimes conflicting policies as economic prospects diverge Yellen says shifts in job market since Great Recession make Fed rate decisions more difficult Keurig, Kraft strike deal to bring Maxwell House, Gevalia coffee brands to at-home machines McDonald's names new US president; 2nd change in less than 2 years amid struggles Oregon sues Oracle Corp. over state's troubled Cover Oregon health insurance exchange Coal gas boom in China threatens to spew greenhouse gases as world tries to curb emissions European Central Bank head: Governments must encourage hiring, reduce jobless rate Justice Dept. announces nearly $17 billion mortgage settlement with Bank of America

  • Stocks end mostly lower as Ukraine tensions flare Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 4:11 PM ET

    NEW YORK— More tensions in Ukraine left the stock market slightly lower in quiet trading. Investors were also poring over a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, which gave few clues about the central bank's next moves on interest rates. Aeropostale plunged 10 percent after forecasting a big loss in the current quarter.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:11 p.m. EDT Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 4:11 PM ET

    Stocks edge lower as Ukraine tensions worsen; Yellen offers little guidance on interest rates Jackson Hole demonstrators press Yellen not to raise rates; Fed chair's staff to seek meeting World's central bankers pursue sometimes conflicting policies as economic prospects diverge Yellen says shifts in job market since Great Recession make Fed rate decisions more difficult Keurig, Kraft strike deal to bring Maxwell House, Gevalia coffee brands to at-home machines McDonald's names new US president; 2nd change in less than 2 years amid struggles Oregon sues Oracle Corp. over state's troubled Cover Oregon health insurance exchange Coal gas boom in China threatens to spew greenhouse gases as world tries to curb emissions European Central Bank head: Governments must encourage hiring, reduce jobless rate Justice Dept. announces nearly $17 billion mortgage settlement with Bank of America

  • NEW YORK, Aug 22- Stocks ended mostly lower on Friday as Ukraine- Russia tensions reignited and remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen failed to give investors more clues on interest rate hikes.

  • CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories.

  • Jackson Hole demonstrators rally against rate hike Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 2:46 PM ET

    JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming— Shadowing central bankers and economists at the annual Federal Reserve conference here, a group of about 10 demonstrators pressed Fed Chair Janet Yellen not to yield to pressure to raise interest rates.

  • Moving parts in Europe's economy     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 2:32 PM ET

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi spoke out at Jackson Hole, about the economic picture in Europe. Patricia Edwards, U.S. Bank, and Mike Ryan, UBS, provide perspective.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on comments made by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi at Jackson Hole.

  • JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 22- The Federal Reserve is "mired" in debate over corners of the U.S. labor market that it has little chance of improving, and it should instead prepare the public for an interest-rate rise, a Fed official known for his hawkish views said on Friday.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 22- Wall Street and other stock markets paused while the dollar rose on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said policymakers eyeing interest rate hikes need to move cautiously, while worsening Ukraine tensions dogged trading.

  • Key takeaway from Yellen     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:08 PM ET

    The best places to put your money after Fed Chair Janet Yellen's comments at Jackson Hole, with David Donabedian, Atlantic Trust CIO, and Jonathan Brodsky, Advisory Research.

  • Mellow protesters at Jackson Hole     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman says there are about 10-15 protesters at Jackson Hole for the first time. They are here to argue the Fed should not raise rates anytime soon. CNBC contributor Ron Insana, weighs in.

  • The rate debate     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and CNBC contributor Ron Insana, share their opinions on Fed policy.

  • JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 22- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen called for a "pragmatic" approach to U.S. monetary policy on Friday, amid calls by hawkish members of the central bank's policy committee for a quick rise in interest rates due to tightening labor markets and inflationary risks.

  • Fed's Lockhart: Looking for more months of data Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 12:08 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks during an interview in New York.

    The Fed should wait several more months to make sure the economy is on track, said Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis Lockhart.

  • Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart, discusses employment data, and whether the Fed is behind the curve. He thinks the conditions for a rate liftoff come together about mid-2015.

  • Higher rates not bad for economy: Fed's Bullard Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 12:07 PM ET
    James Bullard, president of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank.

    Bullard also tells CNBC he's sticking with his prediction that the Fed should start hiking interest rates late in the first quarter of 2015.