Tagged: Economics reporting

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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...

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Wessel leaving WSJ for Brookings

David Wessel, the economics editor for The Wall Street Journal, has resigned to accept a job with the Brookings Institution, a think tank based in Washington. Wessel will be a senior fellow and oversee...

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Reuters launches Equals blog

The Reuters financial news service has launched a blog called Equals that focuses on  gender equality and the role women play in the economy. In a post on the blog, journalist Shane Ferro writes: We’ll...

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The end of easy money

The Federal Reserve Board is considering pulling back on its bond purchases, but it won’t be easy to wean the market from the stimulus it now considers nearly essential. The release of the minutes...

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Maria Bartiromo Moves to Fox

CNBC’s “Money Honey” is moving to Fox Business Network after a 20-year career at the business channel. Bartiromo’s move was first reported by Drudge Report. The move brings Fox Business Network one of the...