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  • Fed looks beyond stimulus to timing of interest rate increases

    Chairwoman Janet Yellen and the Fed's monetary policy committee will meet this week. The Fed will decide how long it will wait to raise short-term interest rates after reducing purchases of Treasury and mortgage-backed securities to zero.

  • Europeans ramp up stimulus

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank's governing council was "unanimous in its commitment to using additional unconventional instruments within its mandate" if they became necessary to prevent inflation from falling too low.

  • Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.1 percent

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The average 30-year U.S. mortgage rate remained at a 52-week low of 4.10 this week. Mortgage company Freddie Mac also said Thursday that the average for a 15-year mortgage, a popular choice for people who are refinancing, rose to 3.25 percent from 3.23 percent. At its 52-week...

  • Budget crunchers now expect a permanently weaker economy

    Updated CBO projections of the US economy predict a future of slower growth and lower productivity.

  • WEX BackStory: Janet Yellen's trillion-dollar question

    Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's speech Friday at an annual summit of central bank leaders paints a picture of what to expect in the coming months.

  • More Federal Reserve officials show support for ending stimulus earlier

    Most Fed officials expect that job gains will continue to accelerate and inflation will start rising in 2014.



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