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  • NEW YORK, July 15- U.S. stock prices held steady on Wednesday as Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen affirmed a likely interest rate increase by year-end, while the euro fell ahead of a Greek government vote on whether to accept tough terms for a vital third bailout. "If the economy evolves as we expect, economic conditions likely would make it appropriate at some...

  • Congressman: You did absolutely nothing, Yellen! Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 10:48 AM ET
    Congressman: You did absolutely nothing, Yellen!

    Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) tells Fed Chair Yellen it appears the Fed is jeopardizing the investigation of a two-year old leak of confidential monetary information.

  • Janet Yellen: Taylor rule, Fed providing great deal of info to public

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers Rep. Gwen Moore's question about the impact of the Taylor rule on monetary policy.

  • Janet Yellen: I promote a systematic monetary policy Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 10:44 AM ET
    Janet Yellen: I promote a systematic monetary policy

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen talks about Federal Reserve policy and strategy. Yellen disagrees that a rules-based policy is a better way to go.

  • The Latest: GOP lawmaker attacks Yellen on subpoena Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 10:39 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The latest on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's mid-year economic outlook and testimony to Congress:. While Republicans urged Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to consider adopting a rule to govern when the Fed raises interest rates, some Democrats urged her not to raise rates at all, at least not this year. Brad Sherman, D- California, said that...

  • Janet Yellen: Inequality for minorities concerns me Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 10:36 AM ET
    Janet Yellen: Inequality for minorities concerns me

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen appears before the House Financial Services Committee to answer questions from the House panel including concerns about higher interest rates for minorities.

  • NEW YORK, July 15- The dollar rose on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reinforced market expectations for a U.S. interest rate hike, possibly as soon as September. The top U.S. central banker said in testimony prepared for Congress that the Fed remains poised to raise interest rates this year, with labor markets expected to steadily improve and...

  • Yellen on Fed's role as lender of last resort Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    Yellen on Fed's role as lender of last resort

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen answers questions from Rep. Jeb Hensarling about the Fed's power to do an similar bailout like that of AIG.

  • Janet Yellen: Labor market shows progress for maximum employment

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the Federal Funds rate will be raised when the committee sees further improvement in the labor market and inflation moves back to its 2% objective.

  • *Silver prices fall nearly 2 percent. LONDON, July 15- Gold prices fell to four-month lows on Wednesday, extending losses for a third session as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. central bank remains on track to raise interest rates this year. Spot gold was down 0.6 percent at $1,147.43 an ounce at 1402 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for August delivery...

  • Janet Yellen: Expect rate hikes if this happens Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 10:21 AM ET
    Janet Yellen: Expect rate hikes if this happens

    A rate hike will signal healing from the trauma inflicted by the financial crisis, says Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

  • Janet Yellen: Unemployment rate to gradually decline Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 10:14 AM ET
    Janet Yellen: Unemployment rate to gradually decline

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen appears before the House Financial Services Committee to delivery a monetary policy report.

  • Janet Yellen: Inflation will move back to 2% objective Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 10:14 AM ET
    Janet Yellen: Inflation will move back to 2% objective

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the FOMC expects GDP growth to strengthen over the remainder of the year and unemployment to decline gradually.

  • *China Q2 GDP comes in at 7.0 pct vs 6.9 pct in poll. *China property floor space sales up, factory output jumps. LONDON, July 15- Copper steadied on Wednesday as investors weighed strong factory output and better-than-expected second-quarter growth in top consumer China against a renewed slide in Chinese equities and a dollar rally.

  • *Celgene soars on deal to buy Receptos. Celegene's shares jumped as much as 9.4 percent to a record high of $134.34 after the company said it would buy Receptos for $7.2 billion to get a potential multibillion-dollar drug. Receptos jumped 10.4 percent to $228.64, while the Nasdaq biotech index jumped more than 2 percent to hit a record high for the third time in...

  • Santelli: What 'whipped' rates? Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 9:43 AM ET
    Santelli: What 'whipped' rates?

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, on the heels of Wednesday morning's economic data.

  • July 15- U.S. stocks opened marginally lower on Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. central bank remained on track to raise interest rates this year. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 12.3 points, or 0.07 percent, to 18,041.28. The S&P 500 lost 0.76 points, or 0.04 percent, to 2,108.19 and the Nasdaq Composite gained 4.35 points, or 0.09...

  • TREASURIES-Yields rise as Yellen signals rate increase Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 9:31 AM ET

    NEW YORK, July 15- U.S. "If the economy evolves as we expect, economic conditions likely would make it appropriate at some point this year to raise the federal funds rate," Yellen said in testimony prepared for the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, affirming the view of a central bank prepared to gradually raise rates after more than six...

  • *Bank of America rises after profit more than doubles. July 15- Wall Street was set to open little changed on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank remained on track to raise interest rates this year, with turmoil abroad unlikely to throw the U.S. economy off track. "The fact that the Fed feels comfortable raising rates even with...

  • *New York state factory activity rebounds in July. WASHINGTON, July 15- U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in June as the cost of gasoline and a range of other goods rose, indicating the recent oil-driven downward spiral in prices was abating. Other data on Wednesday showed a rebound in factory activity in New York state this month.