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Obama nominates Janet Yellen as Fed chief
Current deputy chief of Federal Reserve to replace Ben Bernanke as head of US' central bank.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2013 06:33 GMT
US central bank to continue bond stimulus
Federal Reserve to continue quantative easing policy until there is conclusive evidence that economy is strengthening.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2013 09:52 GMT
Summers drops bid for US Fed chairman's job
Dollar slips after President Obama accepts ex-treasury secretary's decision to withdraw his name from consideration.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2013 23:24 GMT
IMF chief urges caution on stimulus exit
Christine Lagarde warns major central banks not to withdraw their unconventional support for weak economies too soon.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2013 01:55 GMT
The Ben Bernanke pre-mature taper blues
The Federal Reserve chairman should be more daring when it comes to reducing unemployment rates in the US.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2013 15:38 GMT
US Fed weighs slowing down bond-buying
Investors sell both stocks and bonds after Bernanke cites strengthening economy as reason for winding down programme.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2013 03:37 GMT
The US and the Euro-crisis: Lessons from a comparison
There is a striking contrast between how the eurozone and the United States are handling their financial crises.
Last updated: 26 May 2013 23:25 GMT
US Fed broadens oversight beyond banks
Chairman says Fed still monitoring banks, but has widened scope to include participants that could also trigger crisis.
Last updated: 10 May 2013 20:57 GMT
America's sequestered recovery
The sequester has no economic justification - it is the product of ideology and political stalemate.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2013 17:10 GMT
Four more years of 'it could have been worse'
Four years after Obama's historic inauguration, the biggest change is that there is no hope for the economy.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2013 10:48 GMT
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