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

At the United Nations, Micronesia denounces Japan’s plan to release Fukushima waters into the Pacific Ocean

A worker, wearing protective suits and masks, takes notes in front of radioactive water storage tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant of Tokyo Electric Power Corporation (TEPCO) in Okuma City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Toro Hanai Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The … Read more