Janet Yellen

Yellen Stands Her Ground on Slack in Job Market

By HOWARD SCHNIEDER,ReutersAugust 22, 2014
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen called for a "pragmatic" approach to U.S. monetary policy on Friday, amid calls...

Silicon Valley’s Average Wage Goes through the Roof

By Marine Cole,The Fiscal TimesAugust 22, 2014
High-tech employees in Silicon Valley remain the highest paid in this industry, while those in San Francisco are...
North Dakota

Cracks in the Armor of North Dakota’s Fracking Boom

By Brad Quick and Morgan Brennan,CNBCAugust 22, 2014
From his driveway, Tom Wheeler's view of North Dakota's sprawling grasslands seems endless. Fields of soy, wheat...

Why Obama Is the Most Polarizing President Ever

By Eric Pianin,The Fiscal TimesAugust 22, 2014
The summer of 2014 is going down as an extraordinary period of social, political and international upheaval and...

Failure to Rescue Foley Shows Special Ops Limitations

By David Francis,The Fiscal TimesAugust 22, 2014
The failure of the mission to rescue American hostages in Syria shows the limitations of Special Operations.

Your Medical Records: How to Know If They’re Safe

By Eric Whitney,Kaiser Health NewsAugust 21, 2014
A decade ago almost all doctors kept paper charts on every patient. That is changing quickly as laptops become as...

Obama’s Gitmo Transfers Were Illegal, Says GAO

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesAugust 21, 2014
Critics of President Obama have relished calling him “lawless” and often rely on tortured readings of statutes or...

Rick Perry Calls for More U.S. Troops, Airstrikes Against ISIS

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesAugust 21, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, in a speech in Washington Thursday, called for the U.S. to send more military personnel...

Retiree Alert: How to Read Your New Social Security Benefit Statements

By Mark Miller,ReutersAugust 21, 2014
The Social Security Administration will be mailing annual benefit statements for the first time in three years to...
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The FDA’s ‘War’ on Artisanal Cheeses

By Marine Cole,The Fiscal TimesAugust 21, 2014
The artisanal cheese world in the U.S. is in danger of extinction due to regulatory uncertainty from the Food and...

It May Be Time for Obama to Come Home from Vacation

By Eric Pianin,The Fiscal TimesAugust 21, 2014
When British Prime Minister David Cameron learned that a British-sounding ISIS terrorist had beheaded American...

Startups, Crowdfunding and the States: Potent New Mix

By Jenny Bergal,StatelineAugust 21, 2014
Creating a startup company takes a lot of time and effort. It also takes money, which is something that...

Obama’s 3 Options for Bringing Foley’s Killer to Justice

By David Francis,The Fiscal TimesAugust 21, 2014
President Obama has pledged to punish ISIS for the execution of an American journalist. However, he has few...