Stanley Fischer, who is resigning as Federal Reserve vice chair, says releasing transcripts of Fed meetings immediately could inhibit frank discussions among policymakers.
October 11, 2017 Stanley Fischer says that despite record highs in the stock market — boosted by the Fed's low interest rates — he doesn't see a bubble. But he says the U.S. debt could be a problem if rates go up.
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks to reporters in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday after the Fed announced it would increase interest rates by a quarter-point.
June 14, 2017 The quarter-point increase in the Federal Reserve's benchmark rate was widely expected. Rates are still near historic lows, but the increase will mean higher borrowing costs for consumers.
Former FBI agent Clint Watts testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday in Washington, D.C.
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April 3, 2017 Clint Watts, a former FBI agent, describes a diffuse network of Russian hackers and propagandists conducting a misinformation campaign that didn't stop with the election of President Trump.
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Devin Greene sits in the front seat of an Uber driverless car during a test drive in San Francisco on Dec. 13.
December 21, 2016 Uber will have to park its self-driving cars in California for now. The state's Department of Motor Vehicles said it revoked the registrations of 16 vehicles owned by the ride-hailing company.
Managing Director Christine Lagarde thanked the IMF executive board for the vote of confidence "in my ability to do my job."
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December 19, 2016 The IMF's board expressed "full confidence" in Managing Director Christine Lagarde after she was convicted of negligence for improperly overseeing a 2008 case when she was France's finance minister.