Fed"s Powell: Economy in "good place" but trade is a risk

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell gave an upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy but warned a sustained period of high tariffs on a wide variety of imports could be harmful to growth......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 12th, 2018

Fed Chair Powell says economy in "good place" at moment

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the economy is in a "good place" at the moment with low unemployment and inflation rising toward the Fed's optimal range......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 12th, 2018

Most Economists See Tariff Effects on U.S. Economy as Limited

Tariffs have yet to meaningfully affect the U.S. economy because of the relatively small amounts imposed so far, but trade tensions remain the biggest risk to the economic outlook, according to forecasters surveyed by The Wall Street Journal......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 13th, 2018

Canada"s Freeland cites NAFTA progress, but slams U.S. metals tariffs

Talks between the United States and Canada on the North American Free Trade Agreement have taken place in a good atmosphere, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Thursday, the second straight day of talks this week to save the pact......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 6th, 2018

Intraday Update: Dow Drops 116 Points Because There Can Be Too Much of a Good Thing

All the major indexes are in the red today as concerns that the economy might be growing too quickly are added to lingering trade worries......»»

Category: blogSource: barronsSep 4th, 2018

Wall St. on track for higher open on NAFTA progress

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Monday as news that the United States and Mexico were closing in on a trade deal added to optimism about the economy, following recent reassuring comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 27th, 2018

Fed chairman sees no "elevated risk of overheating" for US economy

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says he sees no sign that the US economy is overheating......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 24th, 2018

Fed Chairman Powell sees "good reason" economy will remain strong

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 24th, 2018

Powell Speaks: Rate Hikes Appropriate, No Risk Of Overheating; Strong Economy To Continue

The day's most anticipated moment arrived when moments ago Fed chair Jerome Powell released his speech titled "Changing Market Structure and Implication.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 24th, 2018

Mexico"s Guajardo Plays Down Chances of Quick Nafta Deal

Mexico’s economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo played down the chances of Mexico and the U.S. reaching a preliminary trade deal Thursday, saying that it’s “better to have a good agreement than a fast agreement.”.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 23rd, 2018

Fed Chair Powell"s take on economy is awaited as risks loom

Is financial turmoil in Turkey and other emerging economies at risk of spreading? Wil.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 22nd, 2018

Buy risk assets on optimism over U.S.-China trade talks, says John Vail

Nikko Asset Management's chief global strategist tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why he's optimistic the U.S. and China will resolve their trade dispute. He says it's a good time to buy beaten down trade-sensitive stocks, especially those in China and Japan......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 20th, 2018

German Economy Minister optimistic on EU-U.S. trade talks prospects

German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Thursday he was hopeful that trade talks between the United States and the European Union would yield a good outcome after the two sides agreed to move to ease the threat of a transatlantic trade war......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 26th, 2018

Trump Threatens to Dramatically Expand Trade War With China

Says he is 'ready' to put tariffs on $505 billion worth of goods. President Donald Trump says he is “ready” to place tariffs on every Chinese good im.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 20th, 2018

Fed"s Powell quizzed again on trade risks by U.S. House

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, questioned by members of a House congressional committee, repeated on Wednesday that rising world protectionism would over time pose a risk to a U.S. and global expansion that appears largely on track to continue......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 18th, 2018

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) No News is Good News

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) No News is Good News Wall Street has risen as Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell’s optimistic view on the US economy and solid earnings from Dow component Joh.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 18th, 2018

Fed's Powell: Gradual rate hikes likely but trade fights are starting to hurt the economy

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell tells Congress the central bank will keep raising interest rates gradually amid a growing economy and ris.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 17th, 2018

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell discounts the risks of a trade war, says economy remains strong

Joshua Roberts/Reuters Fed Chairman Jerome Powell appeared before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday as part of his semi-annual t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar gains buoyancy after Powell’s upbeat comments about the U.S. economy

The U.S. dollar gains momentum versus most of its rivals on Tuesday, as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell had favorable things to say about the U.S. economy even in light of the continuing trade spats surrounding the Trump administration......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 17th, 2018

The Dow (.DJI) , Like the Economy, Is in a Really Good Place

The Dow (.DJI) , Like the Economy, Is in a Really Good Place The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 200 points, while the Nasdaq closed at an all-time high. In today’s After the Bell, we… •…explain wh.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 13th, 2018

After the Bell: The Dow, Like the Economy, Is in a Really Good Place

The stock market soared today as investors continue to wrestle with the potential impact of tariffs. Broadcom was the biggest loser today after agreeing to buy CA, the biggest winner......»»

Category: blogSource: barronsJul 12th, 2018