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Yellen works to reassure markets

After her debut to mixed results, Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen worked to clarify her earlier comments on how long the Fed would continue its easy money policy. Bloomberg had this story by...

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WSJ economics team adds two reporters

Wall Street Journal economics editor Neil King sent out the following staff announcement on Monday: We’re pleased to announce two big additions to the Journal’s expanding economics team: Nick Timiraos, Journal housing reporter extraordinaire,...

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How to take the economy’s measure

An economist told business and financial journalists Saturday to beware of aggregated data because sometimes it hides important trends. “Companies are increasingly managing and mining data to augment government sources,” said Scott Anderson, chief...

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Bloomberg seeks economy editor in DC

Bloomberg News is seeking an experienced and energetic editor in Washington D.C. to join its economic policy team, which covers the Federal Reserve, the U.S. Treasury Department and the International Monetary Fund. Duties range...

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Yellen makes Federal Reserve debut

Janet Yellen’s debut didn’t say anything out of the ordinary, but apparently, investors didn’t care for her commentary. The Wall Street Journal story by Jon Hilsenrath and Victoria McGrane led with investor reaction to...