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Even with stocks at record highs, experts see 'Santa' jump
November 30th, 2017. 3:49 PM

Stocks are already at record highs as a strong year for the market comes to a close, but December is traditionally the best month of the year for stocks _ so experts think more gains are likely

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Eurozone unemployment drops further on buoyant recovery
November 30th, 2017. 5:58 AM

Official figures show that the unemployment rate in the 19-country eurozone has fallen to its lowest level since January 2009, further evidence that the buoyant economic recovery across the region is being felt in most corners of the labor market

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South Korea's central bank raises key interest rate to 1.50 percent from record low of 1.25 percent
November 29th, 2017. 7:59 PM

South Korea's central bank raises key interest rate to 1.50 percent from record low of 1.25 percent

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The Latest: Yellen enjoys warm reception as tenure nears end
November 29th, 2017. 11:42 AM

The Latest: Yellen enjoys warm reception as tenure nears an end

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The Latest: Fed chair nominee Powell's confirmation hearing
November 28th, 2017. 12:59 PM

The Latest: Fed chairman nominee Jerome Powell's Senate confirmation hearing

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Powell casts himself as a figure of stability for the Fed
November 28th, 2017. 4:48 AM

Jerome Powell seeks to project stability and continuity in his bid to become next Fed leader

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Powell casts himself as a figure of stability for the Fed
November 28th, 2017. 12:37 AM

Jerome Powell seeks to project stability and continuity in his bid to become next Fed leader

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Powell, in prepared remarks, backs further slow rate hikes
November 27th, 2017. 5:38 PM

Jerome Powell, Trump's nominee as Fed chairman, supports gradual rate hikes and appropriate deregulation

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How Powell could differ from Yellen: Nominee faces hearing
November 27th, 2017. 2:55 PM

3 questions: Fed nominee Jerome Powell likely to be pressed on rates, communications, regulations

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Asian stocks flat as Fed minutes show support for rate hike
November 22nd, 2017. 11:21 PM

Asian stock markets are largely flat as investors are little surprised by the latest Fed minutes showing most officials were comfortable raising interest rates soon

Asian stocks flat as Fed minutes show support for rate hike
Fed minutes show general support for 3rd rate hike this year
November 22nd, 2017. 5:17 PM

Fed officials likely to boost key rate soon, though some remain concerned about inflation

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As interest rates rise, banks are paying more for deposits
November 22nd, 2017. 10:32 AM

After years of paying next to nothing on deposits _ much to the determent of savers everywhere _ banks are starting to pay higher amounts in interest on the money people deposit with them

As interest rates rise, banks are paying more for deposits
Yellen says Fed needs to avoid 'boom-bust'cycle in economy
November 21st, 2017. 8:22 PM

Yellen says biggest challenge facing the central bank will be to craft an interest rate policy that avoids 'boom-bust' cycle

Yellen says Fed needs to avoid 'boom-bust'cycle in economy
Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board
November 20th, 2017. 6:00 PM

Janet Yellen announces she will leave Federal Reserve board after Powell becomes chairman

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US consumer prices barely up in October
November 15th, 2017. 9:02 AM

US consumer prices up slight 0.1 percent in October, smallest gain in 3 months, as energy retreated

US consumer prices barely up in October
A political shock throws Lebanon's economy back into crisis
November 11th, 2017. 3:49 AM

Just when things were starting to look up for Lebanon, a new political crisis is threatening to send the country crashing down again

A political shock throws Lebanon's economy back into crisis
US long-term mortgage rates decline to 3.9 percent
November 9th, 2017. 4:55 PM

US long-term mortgage rates decline to 3.9 percent, a sign of stable borrowing costs

US long-term mortgage rates decline to 3.9 percent
Business Highlights
November 6th, 2017. 5:30 PM

Business Highlights

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Fed leadership overhaul widens under Trump
November 6th, 2017. 5:06 PM

Revamping of Federal Reserve widens with announcement that Dudley will step down next year

Fed leadership overhaul widens under Trump
3 Things: Yellen's impact on the Fed and the US economy
November 3rd, 2017. 3:20 PM

3 Things: Fed Chair Janet Yellen's impact on the Federal Reserve and the US economy

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