Binyamin Appelbaum

New York Times

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Binyamin Appelbaum is a domestic correspondent in the New York Times’ Washington Bureau. He is a former national banking reporter for the Washington Post.

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The latest report on employment makes it more likely than ever that the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates in a couple of weeks — even though workers are not being paid what…

Strong jobs report makes fed action likely

The latest report on employment makes it more likely than ever that the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates in a couple of weeks — even though workers are not being paid what…

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet  Yellen told the Senate Banking Committee  today the Fed is pleased with economic improvement.

Yellen Cautious about Rate Hike amid Positive Economic Growth

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told the Senate Banking Committee today the Fed is pleased with economic improvement.

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Janet Yellen, the first woman to chair the Federal Reserve,  testified  today before the House Financial Services Committee.

Janet Yellen Testifies on Capitol Hill

Janet Yellen, the first woman to chair the Federal Reserve, testified today before the House Financial Services Committee.

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