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U.S. central banker John Williams said on Friday he does not expect any market turbulence as the Fed gets underway with reducing the huge balance sheet.
IamtheCODE’s vision is to reach 1 million girls in Africa, the Middle East and South America by 2030, contributing to the UN Goal on Quality Education.
The White House is trying to preserve Republican votes on tax reform, according senior administration officials and others.
The third round of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement is set to kick off Friday.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell, but the data continued to be influenced by stormy weather.
The Fed was not expected to raise its benchmark interest rate at this week's meeting.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen hinted at what may stop the central bank's stimulus-unwind plans at a press conference in Washington.
The central bank noted the harm Harvey and Irma caused but said it's unlikely to be long-lasting.
The Fed, however, lowered its 2019 outlook for the federal funds rate from its June projection.
This is a comparison of Wednesday's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policymaking meeting on July 26.
Applications to refinance a home loan and purchase a home fall sharply.
The Fed is reversing the most ambitious monetary stimulus program in history amid questions over how much impact it really delivered.
Some 76 percent of respondents to the CNBC Fed Survey say there will be a hike in December.
"I don't see anything that would cause a downturn right now" except tighter monetary policy, the billionaire says.
Incomes are rising for many American households, yet those gains are not shared equally across the board.
"If you have a downturn, I think it becomes a social and political question," the head of Bridgewater Associates says.
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