MIB: Len Kiefer, Deputy Chief Economist at Freddie Mac

This week, we speak with Len Kiefer from Deputy Chief Economist at Freddie Mac. His primary responsibility is to help develop Freddie Mac’s economic outlook, including forecasts of trends in the US economy and housing markets. Kiefer’s bio say.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJan 12th, 2019

Trump nominates Pence"s chief economist to lead Fannie, Freddie regulator

The White House late Monday said President Trump would nominate Mark Cal.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 11th, 2018

UPDATE - Media Advisory - Air Canada to Present Second Quarter 2019 Results

Please note that the date of the conference call has changed. MONTREAL, July 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Calin Rovinescu, Air Canada President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Rousseau, Deputy Chi.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzinga9 hr. 35 min. ago

Here"s why foreign purchases of US homes are declining, according to real estate pro

Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" to discuss why foreign buyers for U.S. homes are declining......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJul 17th, 2019

Media Advisory - Air Canada to Present Second Quarter 2019 Results

MONTREAL, July 16, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Calin Rovinescu, Air Canada President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Rousseau, Deputy Chief Executive Office and Chief Financial O.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaJul 16th, 2019

The Tell: Easy-money policies are sweeping the globe — one big problem: they’re losing potency

Global central bankers confront a nettlesome problem. Attempts to inject fresh life into anemic regional economies are proving increasingly less effective, argues Torsten Slok, chief economist at Deutsche Bank Securities in a recent report......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 3rd, 2019

Trump to name Tomas Philipson, a health-care expert, as his next chief economist

Philipson has been a key player in the Trump administration’s efforts to lower drug prices and push back against Democrats’ proposals for a Medicare-for-all system......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 30th, 2019

The state of commercial real estate: What to watch as indicators of a possible recession

To understand where the commercial real estate industry is heading, Cushman & Wakefield’s chief economist said there are three things to watch: demographics, technology and job growth......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2019

Here"s what Fannie Mae is forecasting for the housing market

Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae chief economist, joins "The Exchange" to discuss mortgage rates hitting their lowest level since November 2016......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJun 28th, 2019

Doubtful ECB Can Prevent Recession, Former IMF Chief Economist Warns

European equity and credit markets have exploded higher on the heels of Mario Draghi's "whatever it takes" double-down this week, former IMF Chief Economist, Olivier Blanchard spoke to CNBC Europe, pouring some rational .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 20th, 2019

Outside the Box: The proposed Long-Term Stock Exchange gets two things badly wrong

Stock markets already are oriented toward long-term growth — see Amazon, Lyft and Uber. And a system of “long-term voting rights” is bad for investors, says this former SEC chief economist......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 19th, 2019

UBS places chief economist Paul Donovan on leave, FT reports

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: theflyonthewallJun 14th, 2019

Peak Absurdity: UBS Chief Economist Put On Leave Over "Chinese Pig" Comment

Peak Absurdity: UBS Chief Economist Put On Leave Over "Chinese Pig" Comment.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 14th, 2019

Former IMF Chief Economist: Here’s How Amazon Bungled HQ2

Amazon's botched plan to build a second headquarters in Long Island City came down to a failure to communicate. When Amazon announced plans to build HQ2 back in 2017, mayors and state governors clambered.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 11th, 2019

Harvard study: Remodeling spending to slow

CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down a Harvard study that shows remodeling slowing with Kermit Baker, director of Remodeling Futures Program and chief economist at the American Institute of Architects......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJun 11th, 2019

What Modern Monetary Theory gets ‘plain wrong’ - former IMF chief economist

Olivier Blanchard, the former IMF chief economist, and a leading expert on fiscal policy, on Tuesday said Modern Monetary Theory gets some things right but also gets some things wrong......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 11th, 2019

Wall Street"s Most Bearish Analyst: "The Risk That I Am Right Is Playing Out"

Morgan Stanley's "Sunday Start", authord by Dominic Wilson, the bank's head of US equity research and the man who has been often called the most bearish analyst on Wall Street. In last week’s Sunday Start, our Chief Economist and Global Head of.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 9th, 2019

The Fed: If Fed wants to inject positive surprise, June interest-rate cut might be best: economist

If the Federal Reserve wants to get in front of the groundswell of doubt about the outlook, a June interest rate cut might work, says Carl Tannenbaum, chief economist at Northern Trust......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 7th, 2019

The Limits Of The Fed"s "Financial Engineering" Have Been Reached

Submitted by Joseph Carson, Former Chief Economist, AllianceBernstein, Decisions to change official rates can no longer be made exclusively on economic growth and price considerations as the dynamics of.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 6th, 2019

Chief White House Economist Kevin Hassett Resigns

Unfortunately for everybody who didn't "sell in May", stocks are on track to pick up where they left off in June, with the main indexes set.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 3rd, 2019

Fortune Magazine Masthead: June 1, 2019 (Vol. 179, No. 6)

A list of Fortune staff. FOUNDER Henry R. Luce (1898-1967) FORTUNE EDITORIAL EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Clifton Leaf EXECUTIVE EDITOR Adam Lashinsky DIGITAL EDITOR Andrew Nusca FEATURES EDITOR Matthew Heimer DEPUTY DIGITAL EDITOR Kristen Bellstrom .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 1st, 2019