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IMF joins warnings about potential U.S. default

The International Monetary Fund joined the chorus of warnings against a potential U.S. default. The international banking organization lowered its global growth expectations amid the uncertainty as well as weakening economic conditions across the...

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Economics reporters now can do something else Friday

Statement on release of September employment numbers  WASHINGTON – ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­The Department of Labor issued the following statement about the September 2013 Employment Situation report: “Due to the lapse in funding, the Employment Situation release...

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The Fed surprises everyone

The Federal Reserve Board surprised everyone Wednesday by saying it would actually continue its unprecedented stimulus efforts despite the expectations of everyone. And investors cheered the news, sending the stock market to record highs. The...

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Markets calm before Federal Reserve

In the biggest non-story of the month is that the stock markets aren’t moving. Normally this would warrant no coverage at all expect for the fact that it’s before the Federal Reserve Board is expected...

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Summers withdraws from Fed race

In an unexpected move, Larry Summers has decided not to try to succeed Ben Bernanke as the head of the Federal Reserve Board despite being the presumed front-runner for the job. Here’s the story from...