Monetary policy

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell gestures while he testifies to the House Financial Services Committee, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 27, 2018 - 12:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's testimony to the Joint Economic Committee (all times local): ___ 10:50 a.m. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will not say whether the Fed's projection for three rate increases will change when the central bank next month...
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FILE - This Jan. 4, 2010, file photo shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 27, 2018 - 12:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Treasury yields rose Tuesday, and U.S. stock indexes fell after the head of the Federal Reserve said that he's feeling more optimistic about the economy. The testimony by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell before Congress was highly anticipated, and investors dissected his every word for...
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FILE - This Jan. 4, 2010, file photo shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 27, 2018 - 11:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Treasury yields rose Tuesday, and U.S. stocks were down modestly after the head of the Federal Reserve said that he's feeling more optimistic about the economy. The testimony by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell before Congress was highly anticipated, and investors dissected his every word...
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FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2017, file photo, Jerome Powell, President Donald Trump's nominee for chairman of the Federal Reserve, sits in the audience before being called to testify during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Powell testifies to Congress on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in his first public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 27, 2018 - 10:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told Congress Tuesday that the outlook for the U.S. economy "remains strong" despite the recent stock market turbulence, keeping the central bank on track to gradually raise interest rates. Making his first public comments as leader of the...
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FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2017, file photo, Jerome Powell, President Donald Trump's nominee for chairman of the Federal Reserve, sits in the audience before being called to testify during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Powell testifies to Congress on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in his first public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 27, 2018 - 12:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Jerome Powell testifies to Congress on Tuesday in his first public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve, investors will be paying close attention to his every word. Financial markets are always on high alert for any hints of policy shifts when the leader of the world...
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FILE - This Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 26, 2018 - 4:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks jumped on Monday, with gains again accelerating in the last hour of trading, as markets around the world continue to claw back from a sharp tumble earlier this month. The Standard & Poor's 500 powered to a third straight gain, and the index has erased about two-thirds of...
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FILE - This Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 26, 2018 - 2:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are climbing again on Monday as markets around the world continue to claw back from their sharp tumble last month. The Standard & Poor's 500 index has regained nearly two thirds of its 10.2 percent loss since setting its record a month ago. Treasury yields, which have...
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FILE- In this Jan. 10, 2018 file photo, a man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index and other country's index at a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian stocks rose Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, after Wall Street rallied as investors looked ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman's congressional testimony this week for insights into its economic outlook. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
February 26, 2018 - 7:59 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks rose Monday as investors looked ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman's congressional testimony this week for clues on how quickly interest rates may rise. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX was up 0.3 percent to 12,516 and France's CAC 40 added 0.5 percent to 5,344...
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FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, Jerome Powell arrives to take the oath of office as Federal Reserve Board chair at the Federal Reserve in Washington. On Friday, Feb. 23, the Federal Reserve will issue its semi-annual monetary report to Congress, which its new chairman, Powell, will testify about on Capitol Hill next week. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 23, 2018 - 6:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says it expects that the ongoing strength of the U.S. economy will warrant gradual increases in interest rates this year, delivering the same steady-as-it-goes message under new leader Jerome Powell as it had provided under Janet Yellen. The Fed's projection on...
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FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, Jerome Powell arrives to take the oath of office as Federal Reserve Board chair at the Federal Reserve in Washington. On Friday, Feb. 23, the Federal Reserve will issue its semi-annual monetary report to Congress, which its new chairman, Powell, will testify about on Capitol Hill next week. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 23, 2018 - 2:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says it expects that the ongoing strength of the U.S. economy will warrant gradual increases in interest rates this year, delivering the same steady-as-it-goes message under new leader Jerome Powell as it had provided under Janet Yellen. The Fed's projection on...
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