Tagged: Economics reporting

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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...

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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...