Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 8:19am

The Obama administration earlier this week announced plans to help save the declining population of honey bees in the United States after studies showed that bee colonies have been struggling under a number of environmental factors.

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Politics, Economics, General
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 2:02pm

A meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee was held in the offices of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. and continued on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 9:00 a.m.
PRESENT:
Janet L. Yellen, Chair
William C. Dudley, Vice Chairman
Lael Brainard
Charles L. Evans
Stanley Fischer
Jeffrey M. Lacker

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 2:30pm

Bank of America released a report this week on the results of its most recent monthly Fund Manager Survey. The survey’s 208 participants control a combined $607 billion in assets.

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Monday, May 18, 2015 - 3:22pm

The six-year bull market lives on after the S&P 500 (SPX) finished at record highs—and in a week for mediocre economic and earnings numbers.

The broad-market index is now up 1.8 percent in May and 3 percent year to date. With its gain, risk perceptions seem to be easing along with market volatility.

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Monday, May 18, 2015 - 12:46pm

U.S. airlines have been flying high this year, as the decline in fuel prices gave way to higher margins for many companies.

In addition to lower fuel prices, the improving U.S. economy has also created room for growth in the industry, as more Americans use their disposable income to travel further and more frequently than in previous years.

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Friday, May 15, 2015 - 1:44pm

A lot can change in a decade. But what about three? We set out to answer a simple question: what will the United States be like in the year 2050?

How will the population change? What will happen to marriage and divorce? How valuable will a bachelor's degree be? And how much will you be making?

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Politics, Economics, General
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 5:31pm

This article was originally published on Moneyball Economics, home of the world's most unique economic commentary.

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to:

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Opinion, Economics, Markets, Tech
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 3:08pm

Patchy economic data from the U.S. sent Federal Reserve rate hike predictions on a rollercoaster over the past months as investors tried to figure out when the bank will feel comfortable easing further and allowing the U.S. economy to stand on its own.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 11:30am

According to a new report by Susquehanna, U.S. oil exploration and production (E&P) companies could be back drilling again sooner than many experts expected.

Susquehanna analysts see an improving landscape for many oil projects due to higher well productivity and lower service costs.

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