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  • *Loose Fed policy likely to remain until well into 2017. WASHINGTON, Sept 17- Federal Reserve officials nudged their expected path of interest rate increases higher on Wednesday, but did little to change the outlook for a long slow climb back up to normal monetary policy.

  • Credit-easing steps by central banks, at a glance Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 5:35 PM ET

    On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve signaled that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar. Earlier in the day, investors were cheered by news reports that China's central bank would inject a total of 500 billion yuan into the five biggest state banks over three months.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 17- The U.S. consumer watchdog on Wednesday announced plans to scrutinize big non-bank auto finance companies for the first time, citing concerns about how the lenders market car loans and collect on debts.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 17- The U.S. consumer watchdog on Wednesday announced plans to scrutinize big non-bank auto finance companies for the first time, citing concerns about how the lenders market car loans and collect on debts.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 17- Stock markets around the world closed with modest gains on Wednesday after the U.S. The dollar hit a 14- month high and the benchmark U.S. 10- year Treasury note yield hit its highest level since July 7 after the Fed's projections suggested that some officials see rates rising more quickly than the U.S. central bank projected three months ago.

  • Dow ends at record after Fed maintains low rates Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 4:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The Dow Jones industrial average is closing at a record high after the Federal Reserve maintained its stance on record-low interest rates. The Dow rose 24 points, or 0.2 percent, to close at 17,156 Wednesday, surpassing its previous high from July by 18 points.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 17- U.S. consumer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/ 2 years in August and underlying inflation pressures were muted, which could lessen the urgency for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 17- U.S. stocks ended up on Wednesday, with the Dow at a record high, after the U.S. Federal Reserve renewed its pledge to keep interest rates near zero for a "considerable time" and repeated its concerns about slack in the labor market, standing firm against calls to overhaul its policy statement.

  • The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York directed two lower court judges on Wednesday to reexamine whether they had the authority to force compliance with court orders freezing accounts in China in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision limiting federal court jurisdiction over foreign corporations.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 2:51 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    Fed signals it plans to keep key interest rate at record low for considerable period US Federal Reserve policymakers considering a slightly faster rate rise in 2015 US stocks edge higher after Federal Reserve says no change in interest rate policy Confidence among US homebuilders surges to nearly 9- year high on stronger sales outlook US consumer prices fall 0.2 percent in August, first drop in 16 months, as energy costs dip INSIDE WASHINGTON: Only 4 states will see food stamp cuts after states thwart reductions 5 things small business owners need to be on top of include health care, Internet security FedEx 1 Q profit, sales top expectations; company will hire 50,000 seasonal workers Family Dollar board recommends shareholders reject Dollar General's tender offer Trian wans DuPont to separate its business into 2 cos. to help increase shareholder value

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 2:48 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 2:48 PM ET

    Fed signals it plans to keep key interest rate at record low for considerable period US Federal Reserve policymakers considering a slightly faster rate rise in 2015 US stocks edge higher after Federal Reserve says no change in interest rate policy Confidence among US homebuilders surges to nearly 9- year high on stronger sales outlook US consumer prices fall 0.2 percent in August, first drop in 16 months, as energy costs dip INSIDE WASHINGTON: Only 4 states will see food stamp cuts after states thwart reductions 5 things small business owners need to be on top of include health care, Internet security FedEx 1 Q profit, sales top expectations; company will hire 50,000 seasonal workers Family Dollar board recommends shareholders reject Dollar General's tender offer Trian wans DuPont to separate its business into 2 cos. to help increase shareholder value

  • *Fed rate projections show faster rate hikes. NEW YORK, Sept 17- The dollar jumped to a six-year high against the yen on Wednesday while the euro tumbled from five-month peaks after forecasts from the Federal Reserve showed a faster pace of rate hikes over the next few years than initially projected in June.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 2:34 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 2:34 PM ET

    Fed signals it plans to keep key interest rate at record low for considerable period US Federal Reserve policymakers considering a slightly faster rate rise in 2015 US stocks edge higher after Federal Reserve says no change in interest rate policy Confidence among US homebuilders surges to nearly 9- year high on stronger sales outlook US consumer prices fall 0.2 percent in August, first drop in 16 months, as energy costs dip INSIDE WASHINGTON: Only 4 states will see food stamp cuts after states thwart reductions 5 things small business owners need to be on top of include health care, Internet security FedEx 1 Q profit, sales top expectations; company will hire 50,000 seasonal workers Family Dollar board recommends shareholders reject Dollar General's tender offer Trian wans DuPont to separate its business into 2 cos. to help increase shareholder value

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 2:29 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 2:29 PM ET

    Fed signals it plans to keep key interest rate at record low for considerable period US Federal Reserve policymakers considering a slightly faster rate rise in 2015 US stocks edge higher after Federal Reserve says no change in interest rate policy Confidence among US homebuilders surges to nearly 9- year high on stronger sales outlook US consumer prices fall 0.2 percent in August, first drop in 16 months, as energy costs dip INSIDE WASHINGTON: Only 4 states will see food stamp cuts after states thwart reductions 5 things small business owners need to be on top of include health care, Internet security FedEx 1 Q profit, sales top expectations; company will hire 50,000 seasonal workers Family Dollar board recommends shareholders reject Dollar General's tender offer Trian wans DuPont to separate its business into 2 cos. to help increase shareholder value

  • NEW YORK, Sept 17- U.S. stock were adding to gains on Wednesday, with indexes hitting session highs in the wake of a Federal Reserve statement that followed a two-day policy meeting. The central bank renewed a pledge to keep interest rates near zero for a "considerable time."

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 2:21 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 2:21 PM ET

    Fed signals it plans to keep key interest rate at record low for considerable period US Federal Reserve policymakers considering a slightly faster rate rise in 2015 US stocks edge higher after Federal Reserve says no change in interest rate policy Confidence among US homebuilders surges to nearly 9- year high on stronger sales outlook US consumer prices fall 0.2 percent in August, first drop in 16 months, as energy costs dip INSIDE WASHINGTON: Only 4 states will see food stamp cuts after states thwart reductions 5 things small business owners need to be on top of include health care, Internet security FedEx 1 Q profit, sales top expectations; company will hire 50,000 seasonal workers Family Dollar board recommends shareholders reject Dollar General's tender offer Trian wans DuPont to separate its business into 2 cos. to help increase shareholder value

  • CRUDE FUTURES EXTEND LOSSES AFTER U.S.

  • Fed signals plan to keep key rate at record low Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar. "In the Fed's mind, the economy still has work to do, but it's improving," said Mike Arone, an investment strategist with State Street Global Advisors.

  • Banks spend more on IT, hoping the cloud is silver-lined Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    The survey of 198 senior bankers by banking software firm Temenos also found only 11 percent anticipated spending less on IT this year, the lowest since 2008..

  • NEW YORK, Sept 17- Stock markets around the world were little changed on Wednesday as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's policy statement, with expectations high that the U.S. central bank will maintain a pledge to keep rates low for a "considerable time."

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