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  • Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve

    Policymakers are expected to hold interest rates steady when they meet this week, but may tweak their description of the economic outlook.

  • SINGAPORE, April 25- Gold ticked higher on Monday as the dollar gave back some of its recent gains, but caution ahead of the Federal Reserve policy meeting later this week curbed its advance. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said last month the central bank should proceed only cautiously as it looks to raise rates, following its first rate hike in nearly a decade in December.

  • SINGAPORE, April 25- Gold ticked slightly higher on Monday as the dollar gave back some of its recent gains, but caution ahead of the Federal Reserve policy meeting later this week curbed its advance. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said last month the central bank should proceed only cautiously as it looks to raise rates, following its first rate hike in nearly a decade in...

  • NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 24- U.S. The Fed raised its policy interest rate last December for the first time in a decade when market volatility finally subsided in the wake of a scare over China's economy. Though the U.S. economy is generating jobs and consumer prices have risen, providing support for a Fed interest rate rise, weakness in retail sales and...

  • *Japan shares climb as report on BOJ negative loans weakens yen. SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, April 22- Asian shares slid from a 5 1/ 2- month high on Friday on disappointing earnings from U.S. blue chip companies, but Japanese shares surged after a media report about a possible Bank of Japan policy change weakened the yen. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside...

  • *Disappointing earnings from U.S. blue chips to weigh on Wall St. TOKYO, April 22- Asian shares slid from a 5 1/ 2- month high on Friday as disappointing earnings from U.S. blue chip companies looked set to pour cold water on the rally that took off in March. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.4 percent, a day after it hit its highest...

  • LONDON, April 21- The euro rose to the day's high against the dollar on Thursday after the European Central Bank held interest rates unchanged at record lows, as expected, with the focus now turning to President Mario Draghi's press conference. "It will be interesting to see whether Draghi reverts back to old tricks and tries to talk down the euro in the absence of...

  • LONDON, April 21- The euro steadied on Thursday, trading at around $1.13, as investors adjusted positions before a policy meeting by the European Central Bank where it is widely expected to hold interest rates unchanged at record lows. President Mario Draghi is likely to drive home the case for ultra-loose monetary policy, but any hint that current policy...

  • TOKYO/ SYDNEY, April 21- The euro wavered on Thursday, well off its overnight peak as investors adjusted position ahead of a policy meeting by the European Central Bank later this session. The ECB is widely expected to hold interest rates unchanged at record lows, but President Mario Draghi is likely to drive home the case for ultra-loose monetary policy.

  • SYDNEY, April 21- The euro remained on the defensive early on Thursday, having made an about-face as investors adjusted positions in the lead up to a policy meeting by the European Central Bank. The ECB is widely expected to hold interest rates unchanged at record lows, but President Mario Draghi is likely to drive home the case for ultra-loose monetary policy.

  • WASHINGTON— Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist who was born a slave, will stand with George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Benjamin Franklin among the iconic faces of U.S. currency. It will also feature suffragette leaders Lucretia Mott, Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Alice Paul. The back of the $20, which now shows the...

  • Donald Trump (l) and Janet Yellen (r)

    While low interest rates are the "best thing we have going for us," the Fed isn't making all the best moves, Trump says.

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump would be inclined to replace Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen if he wins the White House despite supporting the U.S. central bank's efforts to keep interest rates low, he told Fortune magazine. In his interview, Trump said he "absolutely" backed efforts to diminish the Fed's power and allow...

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would be inclined to replace Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen if he is elected U.S. president in the November election despite supporting the central bank's low interest rates, he told Fortune magazine. Yellen, the most powerful figure in world finance, took office in February 2014...

  • Fed sends message won't 'upset apple cart': Pro

    Pimco's Richard Clarida weighs in on why the Fed is not likely to hike too aggressively this year and provides his outlook on global markets and earnings. Also Clarida provides his thoughts on risk assets.

  • Do not see a June rate hike: Economist

    Ellen Zentner, chief U.S. economist at Morgan Stanley, says diverging central bank policy decisions makes it difficult for the Fed to hike rates.

  • NEW YORK, April 19- U.S. Oil prices have recovered from lows reached early on Monday, after a deal to freeze oil output by OPEC and non- OPEC producers fell apart on Sunday. "It does feel like we are really drifting and taking cues from risk sentiment at this point," said Gennadiy Goldberg, an interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New York.

  • Roller coaster risk tolerance

    Buckle up: The stock market is due for a drop of 25 percent or more, says Michael Pento. Here's why.

  • NEW YORK, April 19- U.S. Oil prices quickly recovered from lows reached early on Monday, after a deal to freeze oil output by OPEC and non- OPEC producers fell apart on Sunday. "It does feel like we are really drifting and taking cues from risk sentiment at this point," said Gennadiy Goldberg, an interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New York.

  • LONDON, April 19- Global stocks reached their highest levels since early December on Tuesday as oil prices rose, driven by a strike in Kuwait, and signs of economic stabilization in China improved demand for risky assets. MSCI's All Countries World Index, which tracks shares in 45 countries, rose as high as 407.45 points, its highest since Dec. 7, on strong gains in...