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Federal Reserve Signals Worry Over Financial Markets, Leaves Rates Unchanged

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

FOMC says it is ‘closely monitoring’ global economic and financial developments

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Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate After Seven Years of Near-Zero Rates

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Congressman: Question should be whether Fed is giving economy sustainable interest rates

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Fed Chair Yellen: Labor Market Has Not Yet Reached Full Employment

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Says some individuals not in labor force would accept jobs in stronger labor market

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Congressman: Fed’s Rate Policy ‘Absolutely’ Helps the Obama Administration

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

House Republicans frustrated Obama hasn’t appointed vice chair of supervision for Fed

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Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rate Steady at Zero

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Some speculate bank will hike rates at its next meeting in December

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1,925 Days After Position Created to Conduct Oversight of the Fed, Obama Has Yet to Appoint Someone

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Yellen to testify on vacancy next week

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Economists Disagree With Fed Claim That U.S. Nearing ‘Full Employment’

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Say jobs, economy not recovering as quickly as unemployment rate might suggest

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French Multinational Bank: Federal Reserve is Losing Credibility

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Société Générale says markets are questioning effectiveness of monetary policy

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Still Zero: Federal Reserve Doesn’t Increase Interest Rates at September Meeting

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Fed has kept interest rates at zero for 82 consecutive months

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Clinton Foundation, DNC Donor Appointed as Federal Reserve Official

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

New appointee replaces a popular critic of the Fed weeks before pivotal meeting