International Business Journal

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Brian Halter 3/25/14 Domestic URL: - yellen-interest-rate-20140325,0,3797160.story#axzz2x1ggPeGA Foreign (Reuters) URL: - idUKBREA2I1PY20140319 On March 19 th , 2014, Janet Yellen the United States chairwoman held a press meeting addressing the state of the economy. With winter storms affecting companies’ balance sheets, many are looking to this address to give investors and the rest of world some direction and insight into what is truly occurring in specifically the northeast region of the United An unusually cold winter in the United States has driven certain securities and commodities prices higher such as natural gas and natural gas companies and providers. Janet Yellen has previously stated that unless any economic data truly goes awry, the federal government will continue the tapering of quantitative easing by reducing the buyback of $10 billion a month in assets. The United States stock market experienced a 170 point regression on the Dow Jones Industrial Average with the occurrence of this press meeting. As soon as Yellen
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