February 29 2012

Highlights from the Fed’s economic survey

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The said Wednesday that a survey of its 12 banking districts found that they all reported solid growth at the start of the year.The survey, known as the Beige Book, found that manufacturing …

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February 29 2012

BLM rejects biggest Wyo. coal bid in 7 years

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The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday rejected the biggest total bid it has received for Wyoming coal reserves in more than seven years, saying it was below the reserves’ estimated fair market …

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February 29 2012

All areas of the country show growth, Fed reports

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The U.S. economy started the year off well with busier factories, higher retail sales, more and growth in home sales.The said Wednesday that all 12 of its banking districts reported …

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February 29 2012

Wall Street trims losses after Fed Beige Book

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Wall Street trims losses after Fed Beige BookStocks trimmed losses on Wednesday after the said the U.S. economy expanded modestly in January and through mid-February. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 10.25 points, or 0.08 …

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February 29 2012

Bernanke notes economy better than expected

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Chairman Ben Bernanke told lawmakers Wednesday that the economy has performed better in recent months than the had expected. If the trend continues, he said the Fed might have to reassess …

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February 29 2012

Bernanke’s Q&A testimony to House panel

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Below are highlights from the question and answer session of a House Financial Services Committee hearing with Chairman Ben Bernanke testifying on monetary policy and the U.S. economy. …

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February 29 2012

Fed’s Fisher: Top 5 U.S. banks should be broken up

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The biggest five in the United States are too powerful and should be broken up, said on Wednesday. The financial crisis has left the five biggest even more …

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February 29 2012

Fed’s Fisher says inflation mostly under control

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U.S. inflation is mostly under control, President Richard Fisher said on Wednesday. Overall U.S. consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in January for annual inflation of 2.9 percent.

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February 29 2012

Analysts say Consol cut is necessary

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’s decision to cut back coal mining operations as demand for coal remains weak is drawing support from two analysts who rate the stock as a “Buy.”Pennsylvania-based Consol said Tuesday …

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February 29 2012

Why the Economic Recovery Might Be Real This Time

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We’ve seen this movie before, right? It begins with signs of an improving economy, but the plot reversal happens as oil and gas prices surge, implodes, Washington threatens reckless policies, or …

Why the Economic Recovery Might Be Real This Time

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