Byline: By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER

Fed sees rates near zero through 2023

9/16/20

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve expects to keep its benchmark interest rate pegged near zero at least through 2023 as it strives to accelerate...

Jobless claims rise as benefit cutoff nears

7/23/20

WASHINGTON — The nation got another dose of bad economic news Thursday as the number of laid-off workers seeking jobless benefits rose last week...

WASHINGTON — Nearly 3 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week as the viral outbreak forced more companies to...

WASHINGTON — Nearly 3.2 million laid-off workers applied for unemployment benefits last week as the business shutdowns caused by the viral outbreak...

WASHINGTON — Some small businesses that obtained a highly-coveted government loan say they won’t be able to use it to bring all their laid-off...

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is unleashing its boldest effort yet to protect the U.S. economy from the coronavirus by helping companies and...

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve took emergency action Sunday to help the economy withstand the coronavirus by slashing its benchmark interest rate...

Trade war likely to cost US consumers

9/2/19

WASHINGTON — The United States and China on Sunday put in place their latest tariff increases on each other’s goods, potentially raising prices...

Kudlow: US consumers pay tariffs

5/12/19

WASHINGTON — The White House’s top economic adviser acknowledged Sunday that U.S. consumers and businesses pay the tariffs that the Trump...

Trump Fed pick Moore pulls out

5/3/19

WASHINGTON — Stephen Moore, a conservative commentator whom President Donald Trump had tapped for the Federal Reserve board, withdrew from...

US job openings jump to record high of 7.3 million

2/12/19

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers posted the most open jobs in December in the nearly two decades that records have been kept, evidence that the job...

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers shrugged off last month’s partial shutdown of the government and engaged in a burst of hiring in January, adding 304...

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