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New York Fed President Dudley said Thursday that there's a high bar for stopping the gradual wind down of the central bank's bond-buying stimulus program.
Did the labor market’s winter slump continue in February? The monthly jobs report, due out Friday, could provide clues about whether the U.S. economy is losing steam or whether the cold weather is to blame.
Businesses struggled to squeeze much more out of their workers last year.
Workers feel more secure in the present jobs, a plus for consumer spending.
It’s Policy Thursday once again at the European Central Bank and, unusually, there seems to be very little consensus among analysts as to what Mario Draghi and Co. might have in store.
New York Fed President Dudley is speaking at a Wall Street Journal breakfast, where he will take questions from this newspaper, from a live audience and from people following the interview on our live video feed online and tweeting in questions.
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams said Wednesday he continues to have an optimistic view of the economy’s outlook despite recent weakness in growth.
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Thursday, March 6 Sign up for the newsletter: http://on.wsj.com/grandcentralsignup. HILSENRATH’S TAKE When New York Fed president William Dudley last spoke publicly about the U.S. Show More Summary
?Economic data are by nature imprecise, but a confluence of factors early this year is making it particularly difficult to gauge the state of Asia’s economies.
As world leaders seek to revive a fragile global recovery, the World’s Bank’s International Finance Corp. sees a vast untapped resource: women.
Dallas Fed President Fisher warned the U.S. central bank's easy money policies may have created significant market imbalances, as he welcomed the Fed's move to cut back on the pace of its bond-buying stimulus effort.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang set himself an ambitious target Wednesday, telling the country's legislature that he wants to see economic growth of "about 7.5%" in 2014. But how much leeway does the little word "about" give the premier?
Capital controls, once considered the enemy of free trade and open markets, should be viewed as a useful tool for managing financial stability that can work alongside conventional monetary policy, according to research from two regional Federal Reserve Bank economists.
The Senate Banking Committee’s postponement of a confirmation hearing on three Federal Reserve board nominees means the board will very likely have just four voting governors at the central bank’s policy meeting in two weeks, instead of the customary seven.
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would cut federal government outlays on food stamps by $4.6 billion per year, according to a study released Wednesday.
The Federal Reserve is still falling short of its goals of controlling inflation and fostering full employment, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Wednesday.
The Fed's beige book can be simultaneously insightful, charming, and telling. The latest report, covering January and February, focused on weather woes. But it wasn’t all bad
The Fed's latest "beige book" report Wednesday said economic activity continued to expand across most of the U.S. from January to early February. The following are excerpts from a district-by-district summary of economic conditions.
Sugar consumption should make up less than 5% of a person's daily diet to avoid health issues such as obesity or tooth decay, according to the World Health Organization Wednesday.
Draghi’s main message at last month’s ECB meeting was… wait until March. He also went into detail about what specifically the ECB was eying to determine whether it needed to do more.