September 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic
NEW YORK Investors spent Tuesday preparing for two events sure to move markets this week: a Federal Reserve meeting and a court decision on whether Germany can help support its struggling neighbors. Continue Reading
July 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke painted a dark picture of where the U.S. economy is headed if Congress fails to reach agreement soon to avert a budget crisis.
September 22, 2011 in The Daily Republic
The Federal Reserve’s latest effort to boost the economy by driving down long-term interest rates won’t have a big impact on home and car buyers, savers or credit card users.
August 9, 2011 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON (AP) The Federal Reserve guaranteed super-low interest rates for two more years Tuesday an unprecedented step to arrest the alarming decline of the stock market and the economy. Wall Street roared its approval and finished a wild day with a 429-point gain.