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The Federal Reserve probably won't create new language about its unemployment rate threshold by the March meeting, Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser says.
Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser said Friday that the central bank's thresholds to increase the federal funds rate may have lost its meaning as a guidepost, while Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said the Fed has shown the ability to evolve its communication policy.
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen says economic data softened since her testimony two weeks ago to the House Financial Services Committee. But she offers a fluid response to senators' questions about 'too big to fail.'
Federal Reserve Chairwoman delivers her first Senate Banking Committee testimony on Thursday, and she can expect questioning about the Fed's attention to community banks and expanded role in preventing too big to fail.
Sallie Mae tells TheStreet it is reviewing a letter Sen. Elizabeth Warren sent to the lender asking for more transparency about how its default rate is 30% less than the national average.
Longtime users of Bitcoin say they were little surprised by exchange Mt. Gox's decision to shutter its Web site.
Senator Elizabeth Warren writes a note to lender Sallie Mae saying she is concerned the company is hurting student borrowers.
Gold prices gain as consumer confidence weakens and fails to meet economists' forecasts.
Ideology of hawkish Fed members was the biggest foe in monetary policy-making leading into the 2008 financial crisis.