Federal Reserve officials stare at the markets, say inflation is the focus

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Reserve officials on Monday shrugged off heightened volatility in global markets from falling U.S. stocks to currency turmoil abroad and said their priority remained controlling domestic inflation. “There are interactions out there,” said Loretta Meester, president of the Federal Reserve Bank … Read more

Ukraine incursion into liberated lands, separatists call for urgent referendum

Ukraine says its forces have captured a village near Lyschansk Separatist leader calls for urgent referendum to join Russia “Obviously the occupiers are in a panic,” Zelensky IZYUM (Ukraine) (Sept 20) (Reuters) – Ukraine said its forces have pushed east into an area recently ceded by Russia, paving the way for a possible attack on … Read more