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The Fed Janet Yellen

  • *Federal Reserve officials, including Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and his Boston counterpart, Eric Rosengren are scheduled to speak at separate events and may comment on the central bank's interest rate outlook. *While Fed Chair Janet Yellen did not comment on monetary policy at a conference on Tuesday, Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer hinted on CNBC...

  • U.S. government debt prices were mixed on Tuesday as investors focused on a fresh batch of economic data and eyed an auction.

  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday that investments in education and skills training are vital to address persistently high unemployment among lower-income and minority communities. "Education levels have historically lagged in low- and moderate-income communities, particularly communities of color," Yellen said in prepared remarks on...

  • *Wall Street shares up as banks gain. NEW YORK, March 28- Stocks recovered on Tuesday as investors chose to look beyond U.S. Advancing shares in Asia and Europe helped boost the MSCI's all-country world equity index, which hit a near-two-week low on Monday.

  • *Fed Chair Janet Yellen to speak later in the day. March 28- The Dow was on track to snap an eight-day losing streak on Tuesday as financial stocks rose on the back of strong consumer data, offsetting losses in the healthcare sector. "This market is driven by two things- the hope of policy agenda getting put into place and improving fundamentals," said Art Hogan, chief...

  • *White House says to lead efforts on tax reforms. March 28- U.S. stock struggled for direction on Tuesday as investors chose to look beyond President Donald Trump's first major policy setback, while awaiting comments from several Federal Reserve officials, including Fed Chair Janet Yellen. The White House later said it would lead the role in reforming the U.S. tax...

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Tuesday on tentative hopes over planned stimulus policies.

  • *White House says to lead efforts on tax reforms. March 28- U.S. stocks looked set to open slightly lower on Tuesday as investors assessed President Donald Trump's first major policy stumble, while awaiting comments from several Federal Reserve officials, including Fed Chair Janet Yellen. The White House said late Monday it would take a lead role in crafting...

  • *However, losses on Wall Street were kept in check on hopes that Trump would be able to deliver on his pledge to lower taxes- a proposition that has driven a record-breaking rally on Wall Street. *Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at a conference in Washington at 12:50 p.m. ET and could provide some insight into the timing of the central bank's next...

  • *However, losses on Wall Street were kept in check on hopes that Trump would be able to deliver on his pledge to lower taxes- a proposition that has driven a record-breaking rally on Wall Street. *Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at a conference in Washington at 12:50 p.m. ET and could provide some insight into the timing of the central bank's next...

  • MORGANTOWN, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor, Jerome Powell speaks on " America's Central Bank: This History and Structure of the Federal Reserve" before the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics Distinguished Speaker Series 2030 GMT. ONTARIO- Bank of Canada Governor, Stephen Poloz will give speech at Durham College, UOIT and...

  • MORGANTOWN, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor, Jerome Powell speaks on " America's Central Bank: This History and Structure of the Federal Reserve" before the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics Distinguished Speaker Series 2030 GMT. ONTARIO- Bank of Canada Governor, Stephen Poloz will give speech at Durham College, UOIT and...

  • Charles Evans, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

    Chicago Fed. President Evans said Monday that inflation looks "well on its way" to reaching economic objectives.

  • *Congress pulls healthcare bill on Friday. *Bank stocks, dollar drop; gold hits one-month high. March 27- Wall Street main indexes hit their lowest levels in six weeks on Monday after Republican's pulled a healthcare bill, raising questions about President Donald Trump's ability to deliver on his ambitious economic agenda.

  • *Congress pulls healthcare bill on Friday. March 27- Wall Street was set to open lower on Monday after the defeat of President Donald Trump's healthcare reform bill cast doubts over his ability to deliver on his agenda of tax cuts and simpler regulations. In a stunning setback, Congress controlled by Trump's Republican party pulled a bill to overhaul the...

  • *A Congress controlled by Trump's Republican party on Friday pulled a bill to overhaul the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, in a stunning setback for the President's first major legislative move since taking office. *Still, the drop in futures appeared to be kept in check on Trump's comment to turn his attention to getting "big tax cuts" through Congress.

  • NEW YORK, March 24- Delicate interest-rate hikes are necessary given the United States may be on the cusp of a jump in inflation, one of the Federal Reserve's most influential officials said on Friday before a local gathering that questioned the wisdom of even gradually trimming economic support for poorer Americans. Addressing residents, professors,...

  • William Dudley

    New York Fed President William Dudley spoke to students during a fireside chat at York College Friday morning.

  • President Donald Trump is seated for a a lunch with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (L) and House Speaker Paul Ryan.

    European markets closed lower on Friday amid investor uncertainty over a delayed vote on Trump's health-care bill.

  • SYDNEY, March 24- U.S. soybeans dropped 0.5 percent to hit their lowest in four months on Friday, with ample global supply pushing the oilseed towards its third straight weekly decline. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were down nearly 1.5 percent for the week. *Soybeans hit a low of $9.86 a bushel on Friday, the weakest since Nov. 18.