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Bernanke tells Congress the Fed is ready to act if necessary

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Fed leaves rates steady

The Federal Reserve, as widely expected, left interest rates unchanged Wednesday and vowed to keep rates low at least through 2014. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Markets weak Wednesday on Fed anxiety

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Stocks suffered a sharp sell-off Wednesday morning as investors grew increasingly anxious about what the markets might do without additional stimulus from the Federal Reserve. Just after 10 a.m., the Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 147 points, the Standard & Poors 500 […]

While White House Emphasizes Easing Student Debt Burden, Fed Contractors Play Hardball with debtors

 It was with some fanfare that the Obama administration announced last fall that it was ramping up a program to help students with federal loans reduce their monthly payments. Under the program, payments are adjusted based on how much students earn — what’s known as income-based repayment. Yet, even while the administration has emphasized easing […]

Gold falls following Fed policy decision

Gold fell Wednesday, on track for a third straight session of losses. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Weak U.S. dollar keeps gold glistening

Gold prices rallied for a third straight day Friday spurred on by a weaker U.S. dollar and the Fed’s comments earlier in the week. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Wall Street up Thursday on follow-through from Fed comments

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks opened higher Thursday as investors continued to focus on comments from the Fed and better than expected corporate earnings. Just before 10 a.m. on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 66 points, the Standard & Poor’s 500 […]

A Spiraling Market and Rising Penny Stock Opportunities

by C. G. P. Grey A Spiraling Market and Rising Penny Stock Opportunities Article by Penny Stock Pro It’s been a wild and wooly couple of weeks on the international stock markets. But is the recent slide grinding to a halt…or just taking a breather before tumbling some more? And more importantly, what does it […]

U.S. stocks rebound Tuesday after steep sell-off Monday

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks jumped right after the opening bell on Tuesday, trying to make up for the steep losses equities faced Monday. Just after 9:30 a.m., the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 143 points, the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index was up 16 […]

Bernanke’s QE2 Averts Deflation, Expands Credit

The Fed’s $600 billion bond-buying program has paid off, even if critics still don’t like it View full post on Finance Stories