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People walk into a Board of Governors meeting at the Federal Reserve in Washington D.C.

Weekly Wrap: Jobs report, Federal Reserve and Grexit

Jun 5, 2015
John Carney and Leigh Gallagher join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Grexit, jobs report, Federal Reserve
Shoppers walk along Lexington Avenue in New York City in April. Consumer prices rose 0.1 percent last month.

Why the CPI doesn't figure in the Fed's calculations

May 22, 2015
Consumer prices ticked up just a 10th of a percent last month, the Labor Department reports.
Posted In: Consumer Price Index, Federal Reserve, Labor Department
The Federal Reserve building

Weekly wrap: GDP, the Federal Reserve and Greece

May 1, 2015
Sudeep Reddy and Catherine Rampell join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Greece, Federal Reserve, GDP
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will take on the role of senior adviser at Pimco.

Bernanke passes through the 'revolving door'

Apr 29, 2015
Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has a new job at Pimco.
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, PIMCO, Federal Reserve, Citadel
Heavy snow has affected restaurant revenues in Boston.

Fun facts from the Beige Book

Apr 15, 2015
The Federal Reserve released its eight-times-a-year regional look at the American economy.
Posted In: Beige Book, Federal Reserve
Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen gave remarks at the ninth biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research conference about the need for more research about trends that impact individual income inequality, on April 2, 2015 in Washington, DC.

What can the Fed do about income inequality?

Apr 2, 2015
The Fed's mandate is to monitor only employment and inflation.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, income inequality, Federal Reserve
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a press conference at the Federal Reserve in Washington, DC, March 18, 2015, following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting.

Janet Yellen isn't ready to raise interest rates

Mar 18, 2015
In which we deliver the latest on the Fed's movement regarding interest rates.
Posted In: Yellen, interest rates, Federal Reserve

Why so much hangs on the Fed's choice of words

Mar 18, 2015
We’ll get the latest read Wednesday on when the interest rates could be going up.
Posted In: interest rates, Federal Reserve, housing market
Around a third of unusable dollars are burned to generate electricity.

How money gets burned

Mar 13, 2015
Hundreds of tons of shredded money are burned each year to generate electricity.
Posted In: recycling, electricity, Federal Reserve, Money
Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies during a hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee February 24, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

Banks prepare for round two of stress tests

Mar 11, 2015
Results are due Wednesday and not all banks might pass this time.
Posted In: Banks, banking, stress tests, lending, Federal Reserve

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