Economy

Fed officials take wait-and-see approach on stimulus

reuters.com / economy - 2012, április 2 - 23:30
MARIETTA, Ohio (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policymakers on Monday signaled little appetite for further monetary steps to stimulate U.S. growth in an economy that is gradually strengthening.
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Manufacturing sector picks up in March: ISM

reuters.com / economy - 2012, április 2 - 23:11
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The pace of growth in the manufacturing sector picked up a tad in March, while new orders dipped modestly, according to an industry report released on Mon day.
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Barney Frank says he will fight derivatives bills

reuters.com / economy - 2012, április 2 - 21:40
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Representative Barney Frank said he will fight efforts by House Republicans to loosen restrictions on derivatives trading that were included in the 2010 financial oversight law...
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Municipal bond sales up 68.3 percent to $78.9 billion in first quarter

reuters.com / economy - 2012, április 2 - 21:07
(Reuters) - Municipal bond issuance totaled $78.9 billion in the first quarter of 2012, a 68.3 percent jump from the same period in 2011, according to Thomson Reuters data released on Monday.
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Manufacturing up, construction spending falls

reuters.com / economy - 2012, április 2 - 20:43
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The pace of growth in manufacturing picked up last month, even as measures of new orders and exports eased, underscoring how the economy is recovering at a gradual clip.
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Pianalto stakes out middle ground at Fed

reuters.com / economy - 2012, április 2 - 19:53
MARIETTA, Ohio (Reuters) - A top Federal Reserve official said on Monday that adjusting the Fed's current easy-money stance risks inflation on one hand or handicapping the economic recovery on the...
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Fed's Bullard: U.S. inflation may reflect global growth

reuters.com / economy - 2012, április 2 - 17:01
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Federal Reserve official said faster global growth may be keeping inflation higher than expected in the United States.
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Fed's Fisher: too soon to discuss higher rates

reuters.com / economy - 2012, április 2 - 16:12
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy is gaining momentum, but it is too soon to talk about raising interest rates, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Richard Fisher said on Monday.
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February construction spending drop largest in 7 months

reuters.com / economy - 2012, április 2 - 16:07
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Construction spending in February recorded its largest drop in seven months as investment in private and government projects fell, which could cause economists to slightly mark...
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Fisher says Fed won't let inflation take off

reuters.com / economy - 2012, április 2 - 15:15
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Richard Fisher said on Monday that the U.S. central bank won't allow inflation to get out of control and said that investors should beware...
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After grad job slump, big hiring is back at U.S. colleges

reuters.com / economy - 2012, április 1 - 18:46
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sean Chua expected the hunt for his first job after college to be tough. After all, he watched his brother struggle to find a position when he graduated back in 2008.
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Bonds fall to end worst quarter since 2010 fourth quarter

reuters.com / economy - 2012, március 30 - 23:10
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Prices of U.S. government debt fell on Friday, ending the worst quarter for Treasuries since the final quarter of 2010, but some strategists said the stage could be set for...
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Dollar long bets rise to largest since January: CFTC

reuters.com / economy - 2012, március 30 - 22:12
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Currency speculators boosted their bets in favor of the U.S. dollar in the latest week to their largest since January, according to data from the Commodity Futures Trading...
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Bankers see firms tapping equity markets as clouds clear

reuters.com / economy - 2012, március 30 - 20:45
(Reuters) - A growing number of U.S. companies such as Facebook and Carlyle Group lining up to go public and a smattering of U.S. and European secondary offerings are once again giving investment...
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Fed to buy $44 billion Treasuries in April, sell $43 billion

reuters.com / economy - 2012, március 30 - 20:11
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve will buy about $44 billion of Treasuries in 15 operations from April 2 through April 30 and will sell about $43 billion of Treasuries in six operations from...
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February jobless rates drop in U.S. states, swing states perk up

reuters.com / economy - 2012, március 30 - 19:03
(Reuters) - Unemployment rates dropped in almost all U.S. states in February, with many of those considered up for grabs in the 2012 presidential election registering the biggest improvement, data...
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Consumer spending jumps, GDP prospects brighten

reuters.com / economy - 2012, március 30 - 18:41
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in seven months in February as households shook off a rise in gasoline prices, leading economists to raise forecasts for...
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Fed buys $2.085 billion in Treasuries

reuters.com / economy - 2012, március 30 - 17:50
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Friday bought $2.085 billion in Treasuries with maturities ranging from February 15, 2036 to February 15, 2042.
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Consumer sentiment highest in over a year

reuters.com / economy - 2012, március 30 - 16:45
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Consumer confidence rebounded to its highest level in 13 months at the end of March as optimism about jobs and income overcame higher prices at the gasoline pump, according to a...
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Economic growth gauge rises in latest week: ECRI

reuters.com / economy - 2012, március 30 - 16:31
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A measure of future U.S. economic growth rose in the latest week, and the growth rate on an annualized basis was non-negative for the first time since August, a research group...
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