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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"s Powell between a rock and hard place: Ignore the yield curve or tight job market?

Unemployment near a 20-year low screams at the U.S. Federal Reserve to raise interest rates or risk a too-hot economy. The bond market, not far from a state that typically precedes a recession, says not so fast......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 21st, 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

Key Words: An ‘economic Iron Curtain’ is forming between the U.S. and China, warns former Treasury head Paulson

Trade squabbles between the U.S. and China pose a greater risk to the global economy than is likely being accounted for, according to former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 7th, 2018

The RBA is between "a rock and a hard place": Economist

Shane Oliver of AMP Capital says the Reserve Bank of Australia's report is a "mixed bag" and he sees risk in the Australian economy shifting to the downside......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcNov 6th, 2018

Bank of Japan Warns of Pressures From Global "Protectionist Moves"

The central bank kept its ultra-easy monetary policy in place as concerns grow about the impact of U.S.-China trade tensions on the Japanese economy......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 31st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Bank of Japan stays pat on rates, warns of risks from global ‘protectionist moves’

The Bank of Japan kept its ultra-easy monetary policy in place as concerns grow about the impact of U.S.-China trade tensions on the Japanese economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 31st, 2018

German slashes growth forecast on trade fears

The German government has cut its forecasts for growth this year and next in Europe's largest economy and sees an escalation in the global trade dispute as the main risk for the future. Thuy Ong reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 11th, 2018

Exclusive: German government cuts growth forecasts for 2018 and 2019 - document

The German government has cut its forecasts for growth this year and next in Europe's largest economy and sees an escalation in the global trade dispute as the main risk for the future, a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday showed......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 10th, 2018

Tales from the trade war: Businesses caught between retailers and a hard place

The past few years have been good for OMG Accessories, the teenage-girl-centered lifestyle brand that fashion industry veteran Anne Harper founded in 2009. And she owes much of that success to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 9th, 2018

Is the U.S. Economy ‘Too Good to Be True’? Fed Chair Says We’re in ‘Extraordinary Times’—But It’s a Reasonable Question

Fed Chair Jerome Powell foresees low unemployment and stable inflation for 2 years. If you believe the legend that “may you live in interesting times” is a curse, hold onto your hat. Yesterday U.S. Federal Reserve Chair.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 3rd, 2018

Asia stocks slip as NAFTA lift fades; oil near four-year highs

Asian stocks fell on Tuesday as the lift from an agreement that saved the North American free trade deal faded, with cautious views on the global economy curbing risk sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 2nd, 2018

The Fed: Fed should closely consider the real risk of a recession, former governor says

Former Fed Gov. Larry Meyer said in an interview with MarketWatch that the economy is now as good as it gets and the Fed has to start worrying about a recession......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 26th, 2018

The Fed: Fed has to start considering the risk of a recession, former governor says

Former Fed Gov. Larry Meyer said in an interview with MarketWatch that the economy is now as good as it gets and the Fed has to start worrying about a recession......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 21st, 2018

The Fed: Fed has to start considering the risk of a recession, former Fed Gov. Larry Meyer says

Former Fed Gov. Larry Meyer said in an interview with MarketWatch that the economy is now as good as it gets and the Fed has to start worrying about a recession......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 20th, 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. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 24th, 2018