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Yellen: Premature to Conclude Inflation Trend Is Falling Well Short of Target

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Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen said in her second day of testimony on Capitol Hill that a stronger labor market and rising prices of imported goods supported her expectation that a recent downturn in inflation would prove transitory.

Fed's Yellen: Tougher Capital Rule for Stress Tests Might Not Be Ready by 2018

The largest U.S. banks might not face a tougher capital rule when they take the Federal Reserve's annual stress tests next year, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Thursday.

Trump Budget Would Not Balance In 10 Years, CBO Says, CBO Says

The Congressional Budget Office estimates President Donald Trump's budget proposal would shrink deficits by nearly a third over the coming decade, but not nearly as much as the White House projects.

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Economists See Fed Balance Sheet Shrinking in September

Most economists polled by The Wall Street Journal expect the Federal Reserve will start shrinking its $4.5 trillion holdings of bonds and other assets in September, and next raise short-term interest rates in December.

Forecasters Lower Economic Outlook Amid Congressional Gridlock

Early optimism that President Donald Trump would be able to revitalize the U.S. economy is fading as Congress struggles to pass major legislation, The Wall Street Journal's monthly survey of economists finds.

U.S. Producer Prices Rose Slightly in June

A gauge of U.S. business prices ticked up in June, another signal of moderating inflation pressures.

ECB's Draghi to Speak at Jackson Hole, Giving Chance to Signal Shift

Mario Draghi's address at the Federal Reserve's Jackson Hole conference is expected to give a further sign of the ECB's growing confidence in the eurozone economy and its reduced dependence on monetary stimulus.

Stocks Climb, Driven by Tech Sector

U.S. stock indexes edged higher, buoyed by gains in shares of technology companies. The Dow industrials rose 0.1% after climbing to a record the previous session.

U.S. Jobless Claims Fell by 3,000 to 247,000

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell for the first time in a month, bolstering the Federal Reserve's view that the labor market is firming.

As Aramco Listing Looms, U.K. Regulator Mulls Rule Change

The U.K. securities regulator is considering a plan that would make it easier for state-owned companies to list on Britain's London Stock Exchange, a move that could give the LSE an edge in its continuing battle with the New York Stock Exchange to woo the listing of oil giant Saudi Arabian Oil Co.

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July 13, 2017 13:15 ET (17:15 GMT)