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Economists React to the Fed Statement: ‘Surprisingly Hawkish’

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday announced the end of its long-running bond-buying program. The central bank also stuck to an assurance that short-term interest rates would remain near zero for a “considerable time.” Economists largely expected the end of the Fed’s third round of quantitative easing, as it was known.


Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/10/29/economics-react-to-the-fed-statement-surprisingly-hawkish/?mod=WSJBlog

Parsing the Fed: How the Statement Changed

The Federal Reserve releases a statement at the conclusion of each of its policy-setting meetings, outlining the central bank’s economic outlook and the actions it plans to take. Much of the statement remains the same from meeting to meeting. Fed watchers closely parse changes between statements to see how the Fed’s views are evolving.


Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/10/29/parsing-the-fed-how-the-statement-changed-42/?mod=WSJBlog

In China, 10% Boost to Minimum Wage Cuts Jobs By 1%, Paper Says

A Chinese worker gathers up sheep’s wool after it was processed and bleached at a factory near Zhangzhou, China.
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A 10% increase in


Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/10/23/in-china-10-boost-to-minimum-wage-cuts-jobs-by-1/?mod=WSJBlog

Want a Stable Job With Steadier Raises? Try Working for a Nonprofit

The nonprofit sector largely dodged massive job losses and weak wage growth experienced across most of the U.S. during the recession and first years of the economic recovery, new Labor Department data shows.


Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/10/20/want-a-stable-job-with-steadier-raises-try-working-for-a-nonprofit/?mod=WSJ_EC_RT_Blog

A Q&A With San Francisco Fed’s John Williams

San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams
Reuters

The Federal Reserve should end its bond-purchase program as planned at its policy mee


Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/10/19/a-qa-with-san-francisco-feds-john-williams/?mod=WSJBlog
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