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Fed still faces challenges keeping economy growing

WASHINGTON — We may be into the second year of the economic recovery, but Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues are still facing plenty of challenges as they try to keep a fragile expansion on track. A host ...

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Supreme Court won’t stop Fed from revealing loan data

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won’t stop the release of Federal Reserve Board documents identifying financial companies that received Fed loans to survive the financial crisis. An association of bankers wanted to stop the release but the court refused Monday ...

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Fed pays US Treasury record $78.4B last year

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve paid a record $78.4 billion in earnings to the U.S. government last year, reflecting gains from the central bank’s unconventional efforts to lift the economy. The payment to the Treasury Department is the largest since ...

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