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U.S. National Archives removes exhibit that altered images of Women's March

18 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. National Archives, home to foundational documents such as the Bill of Rights, apologised on Saturday for altering images critical of President Donald Trump at an exhibit on women's fight for voting rights and said it had removed the display.

Fed's Bullard: "Material reassessment" is "big tent language"

17 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard expounded on what might comprise a "material reassessment" of the economic outlook, the Treasury yield curve, the central bank's framework review and more in a Reuters interview.

Fed's Bullard: "Material reassessment" is "big tent language"

17 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard expounded on what might comprise a "material reassessment" of the economic outlook, the Treasury yield curve, the central bank's framework review and more in a Reuters interview.

RPT-The yield curve's still weird. Fed's Bullard is okay with that

17 Jan 2020

ST. LOUIS, Jan 17 It was more than a year ago when St. Louis Federal Reserve bank President James Bullard started raising the alarm about a U.S. bond market where interest rates seemed to show investors losing faith in the economy, a risky environment for the Fed to carry out planned rate increases.

Fed on hold, but will financial risks matter?

13 Jan 2020

U.S. Federal Reserve officials may be in broad agreement that interest rates are unlikely to change soon, but they differed Monday on how concerned they are about developing financial risks in assessing when a rate hike might be appropriate.

U.S. employment in the 2010s in five charts

10 Jan 2020

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON The last U.S. employment report of the 2010s out Friday had few surprises, but it wrapped up a decade that featured some notable milestones in a job market that has changed dramatically in the space of 10 years.

Fed's 2014 'normalization' debate sowed seeds for today's hot labor market

10 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON By late 2014, U.S. central bankers knew the crisis-driven era of near-zero interest rates might be about to end and that they could within weeks approve the first U.S. rate hike in eight years.

Majority of Americans favor wealth tax on very rich: Reuters/Ipsos poll

10 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The idea of imposing a wealth tax on the richest Americans has elicited sharply divergent views across a spectrum of politicians, with President Donald Trump branding it socialist and progressive Democratic presidential contenders Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders prominently endorsing it. | Video

Trade risks easing may mean bluer sky for 2020: Fed officials

10 Jan 2020

MADISON, Wis. The global trade wars may not be over, but U.S. Federal Reserve officials on Thursday said the economy may have weathered the worst of it as risks begin to ease and businesses adjust to a new trade environment.

St. Louis Fed's Bullard: Likely 'soft landing' for U.S. in 2020

09 Jan 2020

MADISON, Wis The United States has likely skirted the recession risks of last year, with businesses adjusting to a new trade environment and the most acute worries about a trade war "abated somewhat," St. Louis Federal Reserve bank President James Bullard said on Thursday.

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