Federal Reserve

Greenspan: Debt Fight is ‘Shock to the System’

Alan Greenspan tells CBS News Congress is jeopardizing trust in the American economy, and in the U.S. dollar.

10/16/2013

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New $100 Bill Has Ink Well, More Color, 3-D

A glitzier, high-tech version of America’s $100 bill is rolling off the presses and headed for wallets soon.

09/25/2013

Bette Midler attends the "I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers" Broadway opening night on April 24, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Bette Midler Tweets Larry Summers Turned ‘Bankers Into Pimps’

Bette Midler wouldn’t normally be expected to trumpet her opinion on who should be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.

08/22/2013

Regulators want to require eight of the largest U.S. banks to meet a stricter measure of health to reduce the threat they pose to the financial system.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Regulators Proposing Stricter Rules For ‘Too Big To Fail’ Banks

Regulators want to require eight of the largest U.S. banks to meet a stricter measure of health to reduce the threat they pose to the financial system.

07/08/2013

More Americans are quitting their jobs, suggesting many are growing more confident in the job market. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Number Of Americans Quitting Their Jobs Rises, Sign Of Economic Confidence

More Americans are quitting their jobs, suggesting many are growing more confident in the job market.

06/11/2013

Ben Bernanke gave the graduating class of Princeton University one of the more unusual speeches for a Federal Reserve chairman: He quoted everyone from Lily Tomlin to Forrest Gump and scarcely mentioned economics. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Bernanke Avoids Economic Talk In Speech To Graduates

Ben Bernanke gave the graduating class of Princeton University one of the more unusual speeches for a Federal Reserve chairman: He quoted everyone from Lily Tomlin to Forrest Gump and scarcely mentioned economics.

06/02/2013

The Federal Reserve is widely expected Wednesday to stick with its aggressive efforts to strengthen a still-subpar economy. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Federal Reserve Ends Meeting, No Policy Changes Expected

The Federal Reserve is widely expected Wednesday to stick with its aggressive efforts to strengthen a still-subpar economy.

05/01/2013

Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke waits for the start of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) meeting during the 2013 World Bank/IMF Spring meetings in Washington on April 20, 2013. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Bernanke Leaving? Fed Head Skipping Conference Intensifies Speculation

Ben Bernanke is intensifying speculation that this year will be his last as Federal Reserve chairman by deciding to skip the Fed’s annual August conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo.

04/23/2013

As big financial institutions like Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase get set to report earnings over the next week, they are under pressure to show investors they can correct mistakes from the financial crisis and still post big profits. While profitable of late, there are worries that the recent run-up in earnings is just masking the problems. (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Looking To Avoid ‘Too Big To Fail’ Scrutiny, Banks Set To Announce Earnings

As big financial institutions like Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase get set to report earnings over the next week, they are under pressure to show investors they can correct mistakes from the financial crisis and still post big profits. While profitable of late, there are worries that the recent run-up in earnings is just masking the problems.

04/11/2013

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Nearly 340,000 Seek Weekly US Unemployment Benefits, A 5-Year Record Low

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid barely changed last week, and the average over the past month fell to a fresh five-year low. The decline in layoffs is helping strengthen the job market.

03/21/2013

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