Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 2:19pm

Reports from the twelve Federal Reserve Districts indicate that economic activity continued to expand across most regions and sectors from early January through mid-February. Six Districts noted that the local economy expanded at a moderate pace since the prior reporting period. Activity rose modestly in Philadelphia and Cleveland, while it increased slightly in Kansas City.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 8:11am

The Beige Book is due out Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET. The Beige Book usually comes out two weeks before policy meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee, with a commentary on the economic conditions from each of the 12 Federal Reserve districts. The focus is usually on prices, spending, employment and manufacturing, with regional reports on economic indicators.

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Monday, March 2, 2015 - 7:34pm

In his recent annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) shareholders, billionaire investing icon Warren Buffett showed that his support for the American economy goes far beyond actively participating in its free market system.

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Monday, March 2, 2015 - 4:42pm

Albert Einstein once said, "Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it … he who doesn't … pays it." One has to wonder what Albert, having lived in Europe most of his life, would do with his savings were he alive today.

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Education, Economics, General
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 1:48pm

Analysts have been betting on when the Federal Reserve will raise its key interest rates ever since the U.S. central bank began tapering its controversial bond buying plan in 2014.

While many were expecting a rate hike as early as next month when the year began, most have pushed their forecasts back in light of dovish comments from the Fed and questionable economic indicators.

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Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 10:56am

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B)'s annual shareholder letter is out for the 50th time.

Here are some of the key quotes:

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Friday, February 27, 2015 - 3:58pm
CNBC, Economics, Media
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 2:24pm

On Thursday afternoon, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruled that "Internet companies must act in ‘public interest' when providing mobile connection," according to the AP.

What Happened?

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News, Events, Economics, Tech