Dollar Edges Higher; Federal Reserve Leads Central Bank Week

© Reuters. By Peter Nurse Investing.com – The dollar edged higher in early European trading Tuesday, amid cautious trading with the focus very much on the Federal Reserve in a week dominated by central bank meetings. At 3:55 AM ET (0755 GMT), the Dollar Index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six other […]

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Waller sworn in as Federal Reserve Board governor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Christopher Waller was sworn in Friday to the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, whose members – along with the leaders of the 12 regional Fed banks – set U.S. interest rate policy for the world’s biggest economy. Waller was most recently the research director at the St. Louis Fed, and is the […]

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Audit finds Mississippi misspent millions in federal anti-poverty funds

(Reuters) – Nearly $ 100 million in federal anti-poverty funds for Mississippi were misspent to enrich local officials, along with a family of professional wrestlers and a firm owned by Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre, the state auditor has alleged. A review of how the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) spent the money […]

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