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Fed: Several members could support further easing

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers are open to further efforts to stimulate the U.S. economy if growth falters or threats escalate. Minutes of the central bank’s April 24-25 meeting released Wednesday stated that “several members” thought additional Fed support could ...

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Bumpy earnings season ahead for banks

NEW YORK  — You can usually tell a lot about the health of the U.S. economy by looking at the financial results of banks. They’re the people who finance new factories, plant expansions and fatter payrolls. But don’t count on ...

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White House to seek increase in borrowing limit

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration says the federal government has nearly reached its borrowing limit — again. Treasury officials said Tuesday that the White House plans to request another $1.2 trillion in borrowing authority Friday. The increase is necessary, they ...

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