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4 years 6 months ago

Analyst: Fed to show confidence in recovery

One analyst predicts Federal Reserve policymakers will come out of today's meeting confident, yet cautious. The chief economist at John Hancock says the Fed will let the public know it has more confidence in the country's economic recovery. But Bill Cheney says Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues will...

4 years 6 months ago

CU Boulder receives $15 million in stimulus money

The University of Colorado at Boulder has received a $15 million grant through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to be used toward the ongoing construction of a biotechnology and biomedical research facility. Faculty and students will use the facility for fundamental research on everything from cancer and cardiovascular...

4 years 7 months ago

Taxpayers got even bigger windfall from Fed

A new report shows taxpayers got a record $47.4 billion last year in earnings from the Federal Reserve. The payment to the Treasury Department is slightly higher than the $46.1 billion first estimated in January. The new figure is based on more complete information contained in audited financial statements for...

4 years 8 months ago

Military spouses angry that DoD halts job grants

Military spouses across the U.S. are in an uproar over the abrupt suspension of a popular grant program that paid for college courses and career training. The Defense Department last week halted the program, which offered military spouses $6,000 grants for college tuition or professional licenses and certificates. The...

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