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Federal Reserve

The Federal Reserve System (also known as the Federal Reserve, and informally as the Fed) is the central banking system of the United States. It was created in 1913, with the enactment of the Federal Reserve Act, and was largely a response to prior financial panics and bank runs, the most severe of which being the Panic of 1907. Over time, the roles and responsibilities of the Federal Reserve System have expanded and its structure has evolved. Events such as the Great Depression were some of the major factors leading to changes in the system.

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 4/17/14

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The ASX 200 ended Thursday's session with a flourish having posted highs in the late morning. The index tapered away in the afternoon although it kicked higher to end the week with a gain of almost 0. (6:22 pm)

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Asian shares rise as Fed Minutes Soothe Sentiment
Asian Stocks Struggle Higher, Lack Conviction

By Reuters

Asian share markets eked out gains on Thursday as dovish comments from the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve combined with an upbeat economic assessment from the central bank to lift Wall Street for a third straight session. (2:10 pm)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 4/17/14

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In US economic data, housing starts rose by 2.8% to an annual rate of 946,000 in March, below expectations for a result near 973,000. Industrial production rose by 0.7% in March, above expectations for a gain of 0. (8:44 am)

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Asian shares rise as Fed Minutes Soothe Sentiment
Asian Shares Offer Muted Cheer to China Growth

By Reuters

Asian share markets were mostly in the black on Wednesday after China reported economic growth a touch above forecasts, a relief for investors who had feared a much weaker outcome. (Apr 16)

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The sun rises to the east of the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington, July 31, 2013.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 4/16/14

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In US economic data, the headline and core measures of consumer prices (the latter excludes food and energy) both rose 0.2% in March, above forecasts for a 0.1% gain. The New York Federal Reserve manufacturing index eased from +5.61 to +1.29 in April. (Apr 16)

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UK retail sales
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 4/15/14

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In US economic data, retail sales rose by 1.1% in March, ahead of forecasts for an increase in sales of 0. It was the biggest gain in sales since September 2012. Excluding autos, sales rose by 0.7%, ahead of forecasts for a gain of 0. Business inventories rose by 0. (Apr 15)

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JP Morgan headquarters in New York
JPMorgan Profit Weaker than Expected as Trading Revenue Falls

By Reuters

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) posted far weaker-than-expected quarterly profit as uncertainty about the U.S economy weighed on investor trading volumes and consumer borrowing. (Apr 12)

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Shock Fall in Industry Output, Exports Deepen Economic Gloom
Shock Fall in Industry Output, Exports Deepen Economic Gloom

By Reuters

India's economic gloom deepened on Friday with a surprise contraction in industrial output, a fall in exports and a jump in the trade deficit, underscoring the enormity of challenges awaiting a new government that takes over in May. (Apr 12)

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Cool Reception for RBI Chief Urging Global Cooperation
Cool Reception for RBI Chief Urging Global Cooperation

By Reuters

The head of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ran into a wall of resistance on Thursday when he urged some counterparts in developed economies to more formally consider the effects their domestic stimulus has on emerging markets. (Apr 11)

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Recession in 2014? Why Experts are Predicting a Stock Market Crash in 2014
Recession in 2014? Why Experts are Predicting a Stock Market Crash in 2014

By IBTimes AU

Recent downturns like the Ukraine crises and a possible China slowdown have led to growing fears of another recession in 2014 and a possible stock market crash. (Apr 11)

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