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March 16, 2020
AP FACT CHECK: The Dems on pandemic, Social Security, more
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders sparred one-on-one Sunday in a Democratic debate held without a live ...
March 15, 2020
As virus roils markets, Trump again threatens Fed chairman
President Donald Trump said Saturday he had the power to fire or demote Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, adding new ...
March 13, 2020
Fed takes extra steps to sooth virus-rattled bond market
The Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank have taken large steps this week to try to calm financial markets and ...
March 12, 2020
US wholesale prices fall 0.6%, biggest decline in 5 years
U.S. wholesale prices fell 0.6% in February, the biggest decline in five years, led by a sharp drop in energy costs.
March 07, 2020
Plunging yields force investors and Fed to rethink strategy
The response in stock markets to the growing risk from the coronavirus has been swift and fierce. But a better gauge of fear ...
March 05, 2020
To gauge economic damage from virus, watch for US jobs data
Companies and consumers have scrapped travel plans, and factories have endured broken supply chains from the coronavirus ...
March 04, 2020
Fed survey finds coronavirus impacting parts of US economy
The Federal Reserve’s latest nationwide survey of business conditions has found that the coronavirus outbreak has begun to ...
March 04, 2020
Fed's Powell faces a puzzling crisis with no simple solution
Jerome Powell is confronting his stiffest test yet as head of the Federal Reserve in an atmosphere vastly altered from what ...
March 03, 2020
Virus spread prompts Fed to slash rates in surprise move
In a surprise move, the Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate by a sizable half-percentage point Tuesday in an ...
March 01, 2020
Trump, on 1st death from virus in US: 'No reason to panic"
Seeking to reassure the American public, President Donald Trump said there was "no reason to panic" as the new coronavirus ...
February 24, 2020
Fed's Mester says rate cut unnecessary to offset virus risks
A Federal Reserve official said Monday that she does not see a need to cut interest rates yet, even as worries about the ...
February 24, 2020
Virus outbreak chills markets, outlook for global economy
The widening coronavirus outbreak threatens to seriously disrupt the global economy, just as it was steadying itself against ...
February 21, 2020
Fed officials downplay virus even as markets see rate cuts
When Wall Street expects the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, should that influence the Fed's decisions? Two Fed ...
February 19, 2020
Fed seems inclined to keep rates low as virus poses risks
Federal Reserve officials were mostly optimistic about the U.S. and global economies last month, though they noted the risk ...
February 14, 2020
Trump Fed nominee Shelton faces skepticism at Senate hearing
One of President Donald Trump's nominees for the Federal Reserve came under sharp questioning Thursday from senators over her ...
February 13, 2020
A Trump Fed choice faces Senate scrutiny over policy views
One of President Donald Trump's nominees for the Federal Reserve will likely face skeptical questioning from a Senate ...
February 12, 2020
Powell hears bipartisan Senate support for Fed independence
Republican and Democratic senators voiced strong support for an independent Federal Reserve during a hearing with Fed Chair ...
February 08, 2020
Williams remains perfect in Fed Cup; US leads Latvia 2-0
Nearly five years passed since Serena Williams last played singles in a Fed Cup competition. Even though she struggled for ...
February 07, 2020
Fed signals steady interest rates as economic risks lessen
The Federal Reserve believes that downside risks to the U.S. economy have lessened with the easing of trade tensions and ...
February 05, 2020
Stocks rise on hopes China virus damage can be curbed
Stock markets rose Wednesday on optimism that China's latest actions may help curtail some of the expected economic damage ...
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