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  • LONDON, June 21- Bond markets took heart on Tuesday after Germany's top court rejected a challenge to an emergency ECB bond-buying scheme, removing one big uncertainty factor as Britain's too-close-to-call referendum on whether to stay in the European Union looms. Conceived at the height of Europe's debt crisis in 2012, the Outright Monetary Transactions...

  • Yellen: Chance of US recession quite low

    Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions by Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nevada) about the Federal Reserve's views on the Brexit referendum and the chances of a recession in the U.S.

  • Yellen: Loss of momentum in labor market

    Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions by Sen. Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) about defaulting on U.S. Treasury debt and the Labor Markets Conditions Index.

  • Yellen: Not appropriate for Fed to give loans to Puerto Rico

    Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions by Sen. David Vitter (R-Louisiana) about systemically important banks and the Federal Reserve's authority surrounding Puerto Rico.

  • June 21- Wall Street gave up some gains on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank would be cautious in raising interest rates given risks such as Britain's membership in the European Union and a slowdown in the U.S. labor market. Britain's vote on its EU membership on Thursday has left investors nervous over its repercussions on...

  • Yellen: Cybersecurity is a significant threat

    Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions by Sen. Jack Reed (D-Rhode Island) about concerns around financial stability and cybersecurity for financial institutions.

  • Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 21, 2016, before the Senate Banking Committee.

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen went in front of the Senate Banking Committee Tuesday. Follow along with CNBC's live coverage.

  • Yellen: Monetary policy has been carrying the load

    Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions by Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Sen. Jack Reed (D-Rhode Island) about living wills and the role of the Fed in supporting the U.S. economy.

  • Yellen: Not actively considering negative rates

    Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions by Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) about reinvesting the securities, the legality of negative rates and the Taylor rule.

  • Yellen: Fed committed to diversity at all levels

    Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) about diversity in the Federal Reserve system and the current mismatch between job openings and jobseekers.

  • Yellen: Bank capital rules make 'enormous difference'

    Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) about banks' capital and liquidity rules and minority unemployment rates.

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, June 21- The U.S. Federal Reserve's dwindling confidence in its own outlook and resulting confusion among investors are creating a policy problem that may require chief Janet Yellen to lay out her own views more forcefully. She used the term again in her prepared remarks to Congress Tuesday, in which she reiterated her view that a "...

  • Yellen: Fiscal policy now small positive for growth

    Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen talks about U.S. and global economic growth as well as inflation.

  • Yellen: Looking at changes to bank stress tests

    Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions by Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Alabama) about the long-term effects of low interest rates, stress tests for regional banks and the consequences of a Brexit.

  • Yellen: We're not relying much on forward guidance

    Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions by Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Alabama) about the Fed's forward guidance and the slowing of the economy.

  • Yellen: Gradual rate increases are likely to be needed

    Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen discusses the FOMC's objectives for monetary policy.

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    Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen discusses labor market objectives.

  • Fed view of the US economy

    Discussing Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony to the Senate Banking Committee with David Lebovitz, JPMorgan Asset Management Global Market Strategist, and Eric Lascelles, RBC Global Asset Management Chief International Economist.

  • Yellen: Economy has made further progress

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on the prepared remarks to Congress by Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

  • WASHINGTON, June 21- Global risks and a U.S. hiring slowdown warrant a cautious approach to raising interest rates as the Federal Reserve looks for confirmation that the country's economic recovery remains on track, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday. In prepared testimony before the Senate Banking Committee, Yellen outlined how the central bank was...