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Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen (Win McNamee, Getty Images)
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Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben Bernanke era. Bernanke's Fed had steered the economy through a deep crisis by slashing interest rates and restoring confidence in banks. Yellen has so far carried on his approach with barely a hiccup.

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A homeless man pushes a shopping cart full of his belongings across an intersection in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles in 2013.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
A homeless man pushes a shopping cart full of his belongings across an intersection in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles in 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
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S&P: Wealth gap is slowing US economic growth

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Economists have long argued that a rising wealth gap has complicated the U.S. rebound from the Great Recession.

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In this June 23, 2014 photo, job seekers wait in line to meet with recruiters during a job fair in Philadelphia. The government issues the July jobs report on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
In this June 23, 2014 photo, job seekers wait in line to meet with recruiters during a job fair in Philadelphia. The government issues the July jobs report on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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US job growth eases but tops 200K for a 6th month

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A sixth straight month of solid 200,000-plus job growth in July reinforced growing evidence that the U.S. economy is accelerating after five years of sluggish expansion.

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As US job market strengthens but many don’t feel it yet

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent. And the July jobs report being released Friday will likely show a sixth straight month of healthy 200,000-plus gains.

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Job seeker Staci Sudduth, left, talks to job recruiters Cameron Quin, center, and Jay Kington, right, at a Hiring Fair For Veterans in Fort Lauderdale July 16. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
Job seeker Staci Sudduth, left, talks to job recruiters Cameron Quin, center, and Jay Kington, right, at a Hiring Fair For Veterans in Fort Lauderdale July 16. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
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Survey: US companies add 218,000 jobs in July

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A private survey shows that businesses hired at a healthy pace in July, though the job gains slowed from the previous month.

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New Jersey’s state economist leaving in August

New Jersey's chief economist is leaving his job next month to take a position as a resident scholar at Ramapo College.

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Is it possible to switch to a four-day work week? [Poll]

The weekend seems to fly by, and employees often find themselves wishing for one more day off. Studies are finding that having more time off from work can increase productivity in workers.

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President Barack Obama greets a small child on the sidewalk outside of Matt's Bar in Minneapolis, Thursday, June 26, 2014,  after having lunch with Rebekah Erler.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Barack Obama greets a small child on the sidewalk outside of Matt's Bar in Minneapolis, Thursday, June 26, 2014, after having lunch with Rebekah Erler. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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Obama pitches economic priorities in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- President Barack Obama says Republican obstructionism in Congress is keeping intact a system that is "rigged" against average people who are trying to do the right thing.

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Climate change vs. economy [AUDIO]

We all know climate change can have an immediate impact on the environment, but New Jersey's economic future is at stake as well, according to a national study led by a Rutgers scientist.

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Fed Chair Janet Yellen Holds News Conference On Interest Rates
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Yellen: US economy still needs help from Fed

The U.S. economy still isn't healthy enough to grow at a consistently strong pace without the Federal Reserve's help.

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