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

Media Advisory - Air Canada to Present Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results

MONTREAL, Jan. 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Calin Rovinescu, Air Canada President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Rousseau, Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer, and Lucie Guillemette,.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzinga9 hr. 21 min. ago

New York magazine goes in-house for new editor

David Haskell, a longtime deputy editor at New York, will become its editor in chief April 1, succeeding Adam Moss, who is leaving after 15 years in the job. [] Plus: Longtime host Bob Costas has... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork15 hr. 21 min. ago

Former French Central Bank Chief Joins Blockchain Startup Board

French economist and former central bank head Christian Noyer is joining blockchain-based financial services startup SETL's board of director......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 18th, 2019

Baker taps Cathy M. Judd-Stein as chair of Mass. Gaming Commission

Gov. Charlie Baker has tapped Cathy M. Judd-Stein, his office’s deputy chief legal counsel, to serve as chair of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. Former commission chair Stephen Crosby, 74, announced his surprise resignation last September......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 2019

Transcript: Len Kiefer of Freddie Mac

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Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJan 13th, 2019

Other U.S. companies will take hit to earnings because of China slowdown, White House economist predicts

Other U.S. companies besides Apple Inc. are likely to take a hit to earnings because of the slowdown in China, said White House chief economist Kevin Hassett, on Thursday. "It is not just going to be Apple,.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 3rd, 2019

"Something Is Wrong": Deutsche Bank Spots An Odd Market Divergence

One of the closest correlations between major asset classes has been that between stocks and bonds. But not anymore, because as Deutsche Bank's chief international economist notes in a Wednesday note, the historical relation.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 27th, 2018

China ex-deputy intelligence chief given life sentence

China's former deputy intelligence chief has been sentenced to life in prison for corruption......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 27th, 2018

Housing market will continue to cool in 2019, says Redfin economist

CNBC's "Power Lunch" discusses the housing market in 2019 with Daryl Fairweather, chief economist at Redfin......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcDec 26th, 2018

Trump Derangement Goes International

Authored by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, Dirk Kurbjuweit, deputy editor-in-chief of Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine for the past 4 years, unwittingly put his foot a mile deep in his mouth this week when he reacted to a lett.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 25th, 2018

The Tell: ‘Algo-driven fire sale,’ China slowdown are 2019’s top risks, says Torsten Slok

Deutsche Bank Securities’ Chief Economist Torsten Slok reports clients are worried about algorithmic trading.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 22nd, 2018

Trump to Nominate Fannie, Freddie Critic to Oversee Mortgage Giants

The White House is preparing to pick economist Mark Calabria, a vice presidential aide and critic of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, to the post responsible for overseeing the housing-finance companies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 11th, 2018

The Fed: Goldman Sachs throws in towel on four Fed hikes in 2019. But there are still some holdouts

Goldman Sachs chief economist Jan Hatzius on Sunday lowered his estimate of the total number of Fed interest-rate hikes in 2019 from four to three......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 10th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: White House may nominate Mark Calabria, economist to Pence, as Fannie-Freddie regulator

Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that Mark Calabria, Vice President Mike Pence’s economist, may be named head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the regulator of the two giant mortgage liquidity companies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 10th, 2018

IMF"s Departing Chief Economist Issues a Rare Warning on U.S. Growth

Maurice Obstfeld, the retiring chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is on his way out the door with a warning that global growth is slowing and the U.S. will likely feel the drag as well......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 10th, 2018

Incoming Mexican Leader to Name Close Aide to Central Bank

Mexican President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador plans to nominate Gerardo Esquivel, a Harvard-trained economist and aide, as deputy governor of the Bank of Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 28th, 2018

Huw Pill to retire as Goldman"s chief European economist, Bloomberg 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: theflyonthewallNov 26th, 2018

How A 150bps "Rate Shock" Would Hit The US Economy

In one of the more whimsical notes published by Goldman in recent months, chief economist Jan Hatzius writes that he has received numerous questions about various "rules of thumb" for anal.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 25th, 2018

Market is in correction, says Spartan Capital"s Peter Cardillo

Today's drop gets us closer to bear market, says Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Spartan Capital. Aleksandra Michalska reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 20th, 2018