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  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Asian stocks rose early on Wednesday as Wall Street set record highs overnight after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke in support of an interest rate hike next month, while the dollar hovered near three-week highs. Yellen's comments boosted U.S. bank stocks, helping push Wall Street indexes to record highs overnight. The rise in U.S. stocks...

  • NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in a fireside chat before the Cornell College of Business Annual New York City Predictions Event organized by the Cornell College of Business and the Johnson Club of New York City- 0015 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers semiannual monetary testimony...

  • NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in a fireside chat before the Cornell College of Business Annual New York City Predictions Event organized by the Cornell College of Business and the Johnson Club of New York City- 0015 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers semiannual monetary testimony...

  • Pedestrians pass in front of a Bank of America branch in New York City.

    It would be "unwise" to put off raising interest rates, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said earlier Tuesday.

  • Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen speaks about the Federal Reserve's semiannual report during a hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill February 14, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Jim Cramer outlines how to navigate what a rate hike means to the new world of stocks.

  • Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen

    Sam Chandan, president at Chandan Economics, says there could even be the possibility of a fourth rate hike.

  • *Loonie touches its strongest since Feb. 6 at C $1.3025. Still, Trump's pledge to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement to focus on Mexico is almost impossible and Canada will not emerge unscathed, Canadian officials and trade experts said. Canada sends 75 percent of its exports to the United States.

  • TORONTO, Feb 14- Canada's main stock index posted a fresh record high on Tuesday as higher oil prices and bond yields supported energy and financials, while auto suppliers benefited from U.S. Bond yields jumped after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said it would be unwise to wait too long to raise U.S. interest rates. "Canadian banks are getting a bit pricey," said...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 14- A yearly checkup on leading Wall Street banks helps regulators protect the U.S. financial system and the reviews should be preserved, the Federal Reserve chair said on Tuesday. The largest 44 banks in the United States must satisfy regulators that they could weather a serious economic downturn in the annual' stress test' administered by the...

  • *Yellen says Fed to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting. *Dollar, Treasury yields, bank stocks gain. Feb 14- Major U.S. stock indexes established record highs on Tuesday, led by bank stocks after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said it would be unwise to wait too long to raise interest rates.

  • *Financials power Wall Street to record. NEW YORK, Feb 14- Financial stocks lifted the S&P 500 to a record closing high for a fourth consecutive session on Tuesday and the dollar strengthened as U.S. Yellen told the U.S. Senate Banking Committee the central bank will likely need to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting, although she expressed caution about...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 14- The Federal Reserve will likely need to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday, although she flagged considerable uncertainty over economic policy under the Trump administration. "Waiting too long to remove accommodation would be unwise," Yellen told the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, citing the...

  • That concern was evident on Tuesday in the U.S. central bank's semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress, in which commercial property prices were singled out as a "growing concern" even as the Fed described wider risks to financial stability as "moderate." "Commercial real estate valuations, which have been an area of growing concern over the past year, rose...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. equities posted new record highs as investors digested testimony from the top Federal Reserve official.

  • U.S. government debt prices were lower on Tuesday as investors digested the release of data and comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

  • Three takeaways from Yellen's Testimony

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses three takeaways from Fed Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's hearing at the Senate Banking Committee.

  • Feb 14- Major U.S. stock indexes established record highs on Tuesday, led by bank stocks after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said it would be unwise to wait too long to raise interest rates.

  • Gold came off its highs after Janet Yellen said the central bank will likely need to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting.

  • A customer puts gas into a vehicle at the U-gas station in Miami.

    Larry Lindsey, Lindsey Group president & CEO, former National Economic Council director, weighs in on Fed Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's hearing at the Senate Banking Committee, the "sick" economy and tax reform.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 14- Gold came off its highs on Tuesday, as the dollar advanced after U.S. Spot gold traded 0.4 percent higher at $1,229.49 an ounce by 2:36 p.m. EST, while U.S. gold futures settled down 0.03 percent at $1,225.40. The dollar index reached the highest in more than three weeks following Yellen's prepared remarks before the Senate Banking...