Fed minutes: Officials split widely on rate hike timingFed minutes: Officials split widely on rate hike timingSeveral policymakers predicted a rate hike in June, while others didn’t think a rate hike would be warrantedMoney
Fed minutes reveal divergence on first rate hikeFed minutes reveal divergence on first rate hikeFed policymakers say effects of low oil prices and the strong dollar argue for later than midyear.Money
Fed's Powell: Raise rates gradually so economy can healFed's Powell: Raise rates gradually so economy can healFed governor Jerome Powell says the Fed may be able to erase some of the recession scars.Local
March homes sales jump in DutchessMarch homes sales jump in DutchessMarch homes sales jump in Dutchess County 20.8 percent, but prices remain softBusiness
Barone: Reconciling contradictory economic dataBarone: Reconciling contradictory economic dataSome data indicate a weakening economy, but consumer confidence and job growth are up.BUSINESS
US hiring weakens with just 126K jobs added in MarchUS hiring weakens with just 126K jobs added in MarchThe weakening U.S. economy spilled into the job market in March as employers added only 126,000 jobs — the fewest since December 2013 — snapping a streak of 12 straight months of gains above 200,000.Small Business
What to do before interest rates riseWhat to do before interest rates riseA review of some basic financial maneuvers to consider before rates inch upMarkets
'Soft patch' could weigh on March job tally'Soft patch' could weigh on March job tallyWall Street is expecting job growth to tick down in March.