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2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Senate Banking Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington 2/2 By Stanley White and Elizabeth Dilts Marshall TOKYO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian shares and U.S. stock futures rose on Thursday after the Federal Reserve committed to maintaining accommodative monetary policy and projected a rapid jump in U.S. economic growth this year …

Technology companies led losses among U.S. stock futures as investors awaited the Federal Reserve’s latest economic outlook and any signals on interest rates and bond purchases for the next few years. Futures tied to the tech-heavy Nasdaq-100 slipped 1.3%, while S&P 500 futures fell 0.4%. Contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average were relatively …

Junk bonds still in la-la-land as investors chase yield – risks be damned. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. The bond market settled down on Friday. And that was a good thing for the crybabies on Wall Street that had started to hyperventilate on Thursday, when the Treasury 10-year yield, after rising for months, and accelerating over the …

© Reuters. U.S. flags fly out in front of the NYSE is seen in New York (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes opened lower on Wednesday as investors stayed away from making big bets ahead of the release of minutes from the U.S Federal Reserve’s January meeting. The fell 37.1 points, or 0.12%, at the …

HOUSTON – A Houston family was forced to install surveillance cameras and put up “No Trespassing” signs throughout their vacant home after intruders kept making themselves at home. Sara Florida said on Jan. 13 they were notified by neighbors that several people were breaking in and stealing items from their house. She said the intruders …

(AP) – The stock market posted its biggest drop since October Wednesday, led by declines in several Big Tech companies. The S&P 500 gave up 2.6%. The benchmark index had set a record high just two days earlier. The selling was broad, though technology giants including Facebook, Netflix and Google’s parent company accounted for a …

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) on Wednesday announced that it left the benchmark interest rate, the target range for federal funds, unchanged at 0%-0.25% as widely expected.  Follow our live coverage of the FOMC decision and the market reaction. In its policy statement, the Fed reiterated that it remains committed to using its full …

IPSWICH FROM FRAMINGHAM, WHERE PEOPLE ARE STEPPING UP WITH NEW TECHNOL TO HELP SAY THEY WERE TWO THOUSAND FAMILIES IN FRAMINGHAM THAT NEED FOOD. WE ALL COULD BE FEEDING THE SAME 500 FAMILIES, BUT WE DON’T KNOW IF WE ARE OR NOT. AND THAT’S A PROBLEM. AND SO WHAT YOU SEE HERE ON THIS SCREEN …

HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. – The spirit of giving is starting to fill the air. In central Arkansas, one program is already on the front lines making sure kids stay fed during the fall break. With Thanksgiving coming up in a couple of days there are countless programs out there that will help feed families, but …

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell share an elbow bump greeting prior to testifying before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on oversight of the Treasury Department’s and Federal Reserve’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 22, 2020. Joshua Roberts | Pool | Reuters Treasury …