Real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple reunited by hope Katie and Dalton Prager, a young couple who both have cystic fibrosis, celebrated happy news when they reunited Tuesday afternoon after nearly five months apart: Katie is on her way to getting a lifesaving lung transplant. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
Divided Fed Holds Fire, Signals 2016 Rate Increase Still Likely The decision comes as Fed officials become more convinced that the economy is experiencing a new normal. Policy makers scaled back their median projection of the long-term interest rate to 2.9 percent from 3 percent in June. The estimate shows how high ... 09/21/2016 - 8:06 am | View Link
European stocks close higher after Bank of Japan, oil gains Not a Scientific Survey. Results may not total 100% due to rounding ... it's doubtful they will to help the Japanese economy that much and in some ways it shows how little flexibility the central bank has, given how experimental policy is now becoming ... 09/21/2016 - 5:13 am | View Link
Is the timing right for a Fed rate hike? Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen ended August in picturesque Jackson Hole ... "Mortgage lenders were willing to undertake excessive risk." Survey: Upcoming election, a bigger threat to economy Among the pro rate hikers, Steve Rick, chief economist ... 09/19/2016 - 8:22 pm | View Link
This map shows how some US states are already in recession As the Philly Fed's latest coincident indexes survey shows, seven states — North Dakota, Alaska, Wyoming, Wisconsin, Illinois, Louisiana, and Mississippi — saw economic activity contract during the three months that ended in December. It's worth ... 02/1/2016 - 11:59 pm | View Link
Fed survey shows economy ended 2011 with strength WASHINGTON -- The final weeks of 2011 were the economy's strongest since it appeared to be slipping toward recession in late spring. Consumers spent more freely, factories made more goods, Americans stepped up travel and the auto industry enjoyed its best ... 01/11/2012 - 6:00 pm | View Link
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Economic Research The “natural” rate of interest—the real rate consistent with full use of economic resources and steady inflation near the Fed’s target level—is an important ... 09/21/2016 - 5:03 am | View Website
The Federal Reserve: CNBC Explains Yet most people have little idea how the Fed works, what it actually does and why its decisions have so much impact. Here are the details. What is the Federal Reserve? 03/18/2015 - 5:14 am | View Website
Fed officials tell activists rate hikes won't derail ... Read 'Fed officials tell activists rate hikes won't derail economy' on Yahoo Finance Canada . By Ann Saphir and Jason Lange JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - An ... 08/25/2016 - 10:03 pm | View Website
CHARTS: Gold vs Fed debt shows fair price today is $1,800 ... The Buffet indicator shows how unsustainable is the stock market rally. $18 trillion in easy Fed money shows how undervalued gold is. 02/24/2015 - 3:32 pm | View Website
Image source: Teck Resources. The stock market has done well over the past year, with most major market benchmarks producing returns in the 10% to 15% range since September 2015. The Dow and S&P 500 hit new record levels during the summer months, and although volatility has returned to the markets, investors seem reasonably comfortable with the prospects for stocks going forward.
In this clip from Industry Focus: Tech, Motley Fool analyst Dylan Lewis and Fool contributor Evan Niu talk about two less-publicized improvements in the iPhone line that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) revealed at this month's unveiling: a significant improvement in the camera systems, and, more importantly, an upheaval of the base-level storage system.
For-profit colleges have a ton of critics who've accused schools of luring in low-income students with false promises and then providing a subpar education.
The government found that to be true at the now defunct network of Corinthian Colleges.
European police agency Europol says the threat from ransomware has now eclipsed other forms of online theft, a sign of how quickly the computer-scrambling software has found favor in the electronic underworld.
The Latest on the U. S. presidential election (all times EDT):
Hillary Clinton is trying to build on her widely praised debate performance by making a direct appeal to younger voters.
Clinton is campaigning Wednesday in New Hampshire with Bernie Sanders.