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1. Text of the Fed's Statement After its Meeting Wednesday
- Thursday, March 16, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – Below is the statement the Fed released Wednesday after its policy meeting ended:
Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in February indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has continued to expand at a moderate pace. Job gains remained solid and the unemployment rate was little changed in recent months.
2. With Fed Expected to Hike, Attention Turns to What It Says
- Tuesday, December 13, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – There isn't much doubt about what the Federal Reserve will do when its latest policy meeting ends Wednesday: It's all but certain to raise its benchmark interest rate – its first increase in a year.
3. Fed Doesn't Move Key Rate But Hints of Coming Hike
- Saturday, September 24, 2016
The Federal Reserve is keeping a key interest rate unchanged but sending a strong signal that it will likely boost rates before the end of the year.
The Fed said in a statement Wednesday that the U.S. job market has continued to strengthen and economic activity has picked up.
4. Fed Keeps Key Rate Unchanged But Hints of Coming Hike
- Thursday, September 22, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve is keeping its key interest rate unchanged but signaling that it will likely raise rates before year's end.
The Fed said in a statement ending its latest policy meeting Wednesday that the U.S. job market has continued to strengthen and economic activity has picked up. But it noted that business investment remains soft and inflation too low and that it wants to see further improvement in the job market.
5. With Economic Outlook Hazy, Fed Likely to Leave Rates Alone
- Tuesday, September 20, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – Again and again in recent months, the Federal Reserve has signaled that it's edging closer to resuming the interest-rate hikes it began in December.
It just doesn't seem to be there quite yet.
6. Yellen Suggests Rate Hike is Coming, Offers No Timetable
- Monday, August 29, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the case for raising interest rates has strengthened in light of a solid job market and an improved outlook for the U.S. economy and inflation. But she stopped short of offering any timetable.
7. Yellen, in Speech Friday, Could Send Signal About Next Hike
- Friday, August 26, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – The job market is humming, and so are the U.S. financial markets, with major stock indexes near record highs.
All that would normally trigger a green light for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates – especially when they're barely above all-time lows. Yet the Fed, still casting a wary eye on the economy, has yet to signal that it will resume raising rates soon.
8. Fed Keeps Key Rates Unchanged; Foresees Fewer Hikes In 2016
- Thursday, March 17, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve is keeping a key interest rate unchanged in light of global pressures that risk slowing the U.S. economy.
As a result, Fed officials are forecasting that they will raise rates more gradually this year than they had envisioned in December. The officials now foresee two, rather than four, modest increases in their benchmark short-term rate during 2016.
9. With No Rate Hike Seen, Fed's Outlook on Economy is Awaited
- Tuesday, March 15, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – The financial world is awaiting the Federal Reserve's response to a critical question: How stable are the world's economies and financial markets?
Whatever picture the Fed sketches will help shape expectations of when it will resume the interest rate increases it began in December. That's when the Fed raised its key rate from record lows to reflect an economy finally strong enough 6½ years after the Great Recession ended to withstand higher loan rates.
10. Fed Vice Chair Sees Hints of Too-Low Inflation Moving Up
- Tuesday, March 08, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said Monday that inflation in the U.S. may be starting to tick up from too-low levels, a key condition for further interest rate hikes.
11. Fed Minutes: Some Saw December Rate Hike as 'Close Call'
- Thursday, January 07, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite the Federal Reserve's unanimous vote to raise a key interest rate last month, some policymakers viewed their decision as a "close call" because of stubbornly low inflation.
12. As Fed Meets, Decision on Rate Hike Seems Like a Toss-Up
- Wednesday, September 16, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — Will they or won't they?
Nine years after they last raised their benchmark interest rate and after months of feverish speculation, Federal Reserve policymakers this week may finally raise that rate from a record low near zero.
13. US Stocks Close Flat Friday After Volatile Week
- Monday, August 31, 2015
U.S. stocks ended the day little changed Friday, letting investors breathe a little easier after a week where both the highs and lows were extreme.
The market gave investors a hard jolt the first two days of trading this week on concerns about the health of China's economy. The rebound Wednesday and Thursday was just as sharp as investors decided to scoop up beaten-up stocks.
14. Fed Vice Chair in Spotlight as Markets Seek Rate Hike Clues
- Monday, August 31, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — What once seemed a sure bet — that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates in September — suddenly appears less certain following a wild week of stock market turbulence.
15. Yellen: A Rate Increase May Be Warranted Later This Year
- Monday, March 30, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that continued improvement in the U.S. economy means an increase in the Fed's key interest rate could come later this year.
16. Ailing Global Economy Could Lead Fed to Delay Hike
- Wednesday, October 15, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Just as the U.S. job market has finally strengthened, the Federal Reserve now confronts a new worry: A sputtering global economy that's spooked investors across the world.
17. US Housing Recovery Appears to be Back on Track
- Friday, August 22, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – A fourth straight monthly increase in sales of existing homes provided the latest evidence Thursday that the U.S. housing market is rebounding from a weak start to the year.
18. Fed No. 2 Fischer Says Care Needed to Avert Crisis
- Friday, July 11, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve's new No. 2 official says regulators must continue to work to end the need for the government to bail out big banks in a crisis. Stricter capital requirements, rather than breaking up the biggest banks, is the better remedy, he says.
19. Yellen: US Economy Still Needs Help From Fed
- Thursday, June 19, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy still isn't healthy enough to grow at a consistently strong pace without the Federal Reserve's help.
That was the message Fed Chair Janet Yellen sent Wednesday at a news conference after the central bank ended a two-day policy meeting.
20. Fischer Sworn In as Member of Fed Board
- Thursday, May 29, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Stanley Fischer has been sworn in as a member of the Federal Reserve Board and will be able to vote at the central bank's next interest-rate meeting in June.
21. Despite Market Unrest, Fed Likely to Pare Stimulus
- Tuesday, January 28, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Just as Ben Bernanke prepares to turn the chairmanship of the Federal Reserve over to Janet Yellen, global markets are on edge over the prospect that she'll extend a policy he began: a steady pullback in the Fed's extraordinary economic stimulus.
22. Obama Picks Ex-Bank of Israel Head as No. 2 at Fed
- Monday, January 13, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama took a step Friday toward reshaping the Federal Reserve under incoming chairman Janet Yellen, choosing a leading expert on the global economy to be her vice chairman.
23. Fed Reduced Bond Buys After Seeing Big Job Gains
- Thursday, January 09, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve agreed last month to modestly reduce its bond purchases because of improvements in the job market that many Fed members felt would be sustained.
Many participants called the job gains "meaningful," according to the minutes.
24. Morgan Keegan Plots 2011 Growth
- Monday, January 17, 2011
Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. has kicked off 2011 with plans to open several new offices in the Northeast and by adding new executives to the firm’s public finance and investment banking teams.
25. Morgan Keegan Adds Staff, Plans Expansion
- Friday, January 14, 2011
Morgan Keegan & Co. has announced new hires in several areas of the Memphis-based investment banking firm.
26. Cordova Leadership CouncilTo Receive $20K Grants
- Friday, February 29, 2008
The Cordova Leadership Council will be presented two grants from state Sen. Paul Stanley, R-Memphis, and state Rep. Steve McManus, R-Cordova, today at Gameday Baseball, 7800 Fischer Steel Road.
27. FBI Special Agent Harrison Named PRSA Communicator of the Year
- Wednesday, January 17, 2007
My Harrison has been named the 2006 PRSA Communicator of the Year by the Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She is a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in charge of the Memphis field office. Since her arrival in Memphis two years ago, she has supervised a number of high-profile federal investigations, including "Operation Tennessee Waltz," "Operation Tarnished Blue" and "Operation Main Street Sweeper."
28. St. Jude Researcher Earns National Recognition
- Wednesday, December 14, 2005
Scientific American named Dr. Robert G. Webster, the Rose Marie Thomas chair at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, as a research leader in the 2005 Scientific American 50 - a list compiled by the magazine that recognizes outstanding acts of leadership in science and technology from the past year.
29. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, May 17, 2005
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Shops of Wolflake Property Sells for $5.7 Million
2965 N. Germantown Road
Bartlett, TN 38133
Cost: $5.7 million
Buyer: PREF Wolflake Partners GP
Seller: 64 Investments Partnership
Property: The Shops of W...