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  1. The Debate Over FHA's Growing Role in the Housing MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Wall Street Journal

    ... with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, and Paul Willen, a senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. In 2009, the FHA increased the maximum size of mortgages it would insure to $730,000. The number of FHA-insured mortgages has ...

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  2. Foreclosures Fall in U.S. to Pre-Bust Levels: MortgagesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Bloomberg

    ... borrowers with impaired credit during the bubble, said Paul Willen, a senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. About 80 percent of lenders that tightened credit from 2007 to 2010 after defaults spread from subprime to loans meant to ...

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  3. Does Extending Unemployment Benefits Raise Joblessness?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Economist's View

    Can unemployment benefits raise joblessness? : Did the extension of unemployment compensation during the Great Recession cause joblessness to go up? ... The latest research on this topic from Katharine Bradbury of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston ... finds that unemployment does go up when unemployment benefits are extended, but the question is ... (more)

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  4. Can unemployment benefits raise joblessness?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | CBS News

    ... their qualifications. The latest research on this topic from Katharine Bradbury of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston backs up these conclusions. As she noted, previous research on this question finds that unemployment does go up when unemployment ...

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  5. Donna BoulangerRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 13 | Banker & Tradesman

    ... last year to the First District Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, which advises the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on issues facing New England communities. In January, she was elected to the ...

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  6. Economy Slowly Recovers, But Millennials Still Choose to Live With Mom and DadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | MyBankTracker

    ... loans to households with especially poor credit histories," according to a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. "Households with credit scores below 620 essentially lost any access to mortgage borrowing." Deeper disturbances afflicted the ...

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  7. Here's How Poverty May Become a Thing of the PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    ... grow substantially. By that measure, 49 million people lived in food insecure households. The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston , like many other financial institutions, have a vested interest in keeping track of the numbers of impoverished individuals ...

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  8. Millennials are shunning full-time jobs and creating their ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | Detroit Free Press

    ... concern isn't misplaced. Alicia Sasser Modestino, a senior economist of 10 years with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, says that pay for workers with bachelor's degrees has increased by only 1% over the last decade. "Right now there aren't a lot ...

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  9. Cambridge Trust names Green as directorRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 26 | M2.com

    ... payments services. Prior to joining the Richmond Fed, Green held various positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston in its payments systems and economic research areas. The trust is a 124-year-old Massachusetts chartered commercial bank with ...

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  10. Jefferies energy analysts hold an analyst/industry conference callRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Theflyonthewall.com

    ... peak will mark initial resistance, with sources reporting good selling interest into $104. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Rosengren to speak at a lecture Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Rosengren speaks before the XXIII Cycle of ...

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  11. July front month equity options last day to trade July 18, 2014Read the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Theflyonthewall.com

    ... peak will mark initial resistance, with sources reporting good selling interest into $104. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Rosengren to speak at a lecture Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Rosengren speaks before the XXIII Cycle of ...

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  12. Sarah G. Green Joins Board of Directors of Cambridge Trust CompanyRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... payments services. Prior to joining the Richmond Fed, Green held various positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston in its payments systems and economic research areas. Green served on the Board of Directors of the United Way of Greater ...

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  13. Hovde Group Expands Its Capital Markets and Equity Research Platform...Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... Suisse First Boston (NY) for 5 years, and also served as a commercial bank examiner for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He was also a Lieutenant in the United States Navy. He graduated with his MBA, magna cum laude from the University of Notre ...

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  14. Being Out of Work Longer Makes Finding Work Much HarderRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... is long-term unemployed," Mr. Ghayad said in an interview. A former visiting scholar with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Mr. Ghayad is now an associate with The Brattle Group , a consulting group. A separate study yielded similar results . ...

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  15. Mass. economy improving, but worries persist, economists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Boston.com

    ... of the editorial board of MassBenchmarks journal. The board includes economists from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, University of Massachusetts, Northeastern University, State Street Corp., and the ...

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  16. Rosengren Hints At Cautious Exit Strategy In Guatemala SpeechRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Banker & Tradesman

    As the Federal Reserve begins to wind down an accommodative monetary policy, it might consider a gradual reduction in its balance sheet, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said this week.

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  17. Palladium price climbs to fresh three-year highsRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Mail & Guardian

    ... Central Bank would add to stimulus. Data this week may show US retail sales rose after Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said on Monday economic growth will be stronger in the second half. Bullion slid 28% last year on ...

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  18. Fed's Rosengren: May Extend Taper Process To Reinvestment BuyingRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    PALM BEACH, Fla.-Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said Monday the U.S. central bank might need to implement a second tapering of its bond-buying efforts.

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  19. Gold Holds Above 4-Month Low as Equity Rally Weighed With BuyingRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... Central Bank will add to stimulus. Data this week may show U.S. retail sales rose after Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said economic growth will be stronger in the second half amid "pretty strong" consumption. "Gold appears ...

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  20. 4 in 10 millennials overwhelmed by debtRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Mortgage News Daily

    ... up 7.3% from last April, at an average order price of $374,584, up 3.4% from a year ago. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said Monday the U.S. central bank might need to implement a second tapering of its bond-buying efforts. ...

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