Tagged: Economics reporting

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Volcker Rule back in the news

Reports Tuesday that Congress is considering changing some provisions of the Volcker Rule came as banks started to react to the new law. Floyd Norris wrote about the potential changes in the New York...

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Could deflation hit Europe?

As the U.S. economy picks up and the Federal Reserve Board pulls back on its economic stimulus, the rest of the world continues to struggle with weakness. The Wall Street Journal’s Stephen Fidler had...

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Bull leaving Reuters DC bureau

Alister Bull, who has spent most of the past nine years covering the Federal Reserve Board and the economy for Reuters, is leaving the news organization, his co-workers have confirmed. Bull has not yet...

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Fed decides to scale back stimulus

The Federal Reserve Board announced Wednesday its long-awaited decision to begin the pull back from its bond-buying program. While the speculation about when this would happen and how much they’d pull back has been...

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Obama picks Fischer for No. 2 spot at Fed

Stanley Fischer is the choice for the vice chairman role at the Federal Reserve Board, bringing an outsider to the No. 2 spot. The initial stories about his nomination were definitely positive with few organizations citing...

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Guessing the Fed’s next move

After Friday’s jobs gains, the speculation about the Federal Reserve Board ending the $85 billion a month bond-buying program picked up. Coverage began Friday and continued through the weekend about one of the economy’s...

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Covering the economic surprise

The U.S. gross domestic product grew more than expected in the third quarter. But some of the coverage wasn’t positive as reporters actually dug into the causes for the increase. Here’s the beginning of...