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On Tuesday, economists are looking for a record-high reading for a key indicator. The question will be whether it matters.
People expecting "market guidance" from the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) proceedings last week at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, got nothing. That is as it should be.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen managed to appease doves but gave slight encouragement to hawks in her much anticipated Jackson Hole speech.
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.
The Fed should wait several more months to make sure the economy is on track, said Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis Lockhart.
Quantitative easing by central banks under the right conditions will always have a positive outcome for household demand, according to the chief economist at Citi.
Charles Plosser reiterated his dissent to the Federal Reserve's "risky" current policy.
The gap between the wealthiest and the poorest Americans widened over the past decade. It also grew between younger and older families.
Discussing the unintended consequences of low interest rates, with Tim Rood, The Collingwood Group Chairman, and CNBC's Diana Olick.
Fed interest rate hikes may not be as far off as investors believe, Kansas City Fed President Esther George told CNBC.
U.S. homeowners resold their homes at the fastest pace in nearly a year, while a key manufacturing barometer rose sharply, data showed.
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in August, exceeding expectations and moving at the fastest pace in more than four years.
New U.S. jobless claims fell more than expected last week, pointing to a sustained improvement in labor market conditions.
Following Robert Shiller's warning on markets, a fellow Nobel winner has said regulation is curbing already "stunningly sluggish" US growth.
The Federal Reserve has too much influence on capital markets and is seen as behind the curve when it comes to rates, according to a new survey.
Markets are awaiting a more hawkish tone from the Fed, but maybe not from Yellen when she addresses the Jackson Hole symposium.
There are a slew of confusing cross currents in the market, right now. Cramer doesn't want them to lead you to bad decisions.
The latest Fed minutes suggest a rate increase sooner than later but there are a few factors to consider since the last Fed meeting, says Ron Insana.
But the minutes, released Wednesday, also showed that most members agreed more data was needed to move up the schedule of rate hikes.
The Fed's annual gathering will look at how much slack there is among the unemployed, part-timers and those who stopped looking for work.
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