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New Data Shows Federal Reserve Is Causing More Inequality

Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, Back in August, Bloomberg interviewed Karen Petrou about her research on quantitative easing and the Fed's policies since the 2008 fi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 11th, 2018

Dallas Fed: Texas manufacturing expands amid uncertainty from trade war

While the Texas manufacturing industry continues to expand, uncertainty and negative impacts from tariffs in the ongoing trade war are sources of concern, new data from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas shows. The Dallas Fed's monthly evaluation of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2018

Top 0.001%, Bottom 50% of US Taxpayers Pay Equal Shares of Income Tax

Recently released data from the IRS shows that the top 0.001% of U.S. taxpayers pay nearly the same proportion of all U.S. federal income tax as the bottom 50%......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallst17 hr. 37 min. ago

Atlanta Fed raises third-quarter GDP growth view to 4.2%

The U.S. economy is expanding at a 4.2 percent annualized rate in the third quarter, the Atlanta Federal Reserve's GDPNow forecast model showed on Wednesday, following the release of the latest data on producer prices and wholesale trade......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 10th, 2018

U.S. data "looking good" ahead of December rates meeting, Fed"s Bullard says

St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said on Monday that any further interest rate hike in United States this year should depend on data, but that indicators were "looking good"......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2018

Dow Tumbles 180 Points Because the Jobs Report Is Really an Inflation Gauge

Labor data is an inflationary threat that could trigger a “more aggressive response” from the Federal Reserve, noted Ameriprise......»»

Category: topSource: barronsOct 6th, 2018

Wall Street flat as bond yields gain on jobs data

U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday, kept in check by Treasury yields at seven-year highs after the September jobs report did little to alter the view that the Federal Reserve would continue to gradually raise interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 5th, 2018

Atlanta Fed keeps U.S. third-quarter GDP growth view at 4.1 percent

The U.S. economy is expanding at a 4.1 percent annualized rate in the third quarter, the Atlanta Federal Reserve's GDPNow forecast model showed on Friday, following the release of the latest payrolls and trade data......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 5th, 2018

Fed"s Williams Says Jobs Data Reflects Strong Economy

Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams embraced September hiring data as good news and reiterated his view that the U.S. is enjoying a ‘Goldilocks’ economy......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 5th, 2018

U.S. Treasuries sell-off has ripple effect across globe, stocks sink

A two-day unloading of U.S. Treasuries pushed their yields to multi-year peaks on Thursday as robust economic data and hawkish speeches by Federal Reserve officials stoked concerns about inflation, hitting Wall Street and stock markets globally......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 4th, 2018

Wall Street hammered by surging bond yields

Wall Street tumbled on Thursday, mirroring a slump in global financial markets, as U.S. Treasury yields surged to multi-year highs on robust economic data and upbeat comments from the Federal Reserve, sparking fears of accelerating inflation......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 4th, 2018

Bond yields follow U.S. Treasuries sell-off globally, stocks sink

A sell-off in U.S. Treasuries pushed yields to multi-year peaks on Thursday as robust economic data and hawkish speeches by Federal Reserve officials stoked concerns about inflation, weighing on stock markets globally......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 4th, 2018

Wall Street succumbs to soaring bond yields

U.S. stocks fell broadly on Thursday, mirroring weakness in the global markets, as government bond yields surged to multi-year highs on robust U.S. economic data and optimistic views from the Federal Reserve......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 4th, 2018

Atlanta Fed pares U.S. third-quarter GDP growth view to 3.6 percent

The U.S. economy is expanding at a 3.6 percent annualized rate in the third quarter, the Atlanta Federal Reserve's GDPNow forecast model showed on Friday, following the release of August data on domestic consumption and income......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 28th, 2018

Asian shares rebound on strong US economic data

Asian markets rebounded on Friday as strong U.S. economic data supported the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 28th, 2018

Dollar holds firm after upbeat data, hovers near nine-month high vs yen

The dollar stood tall against its peers on Friday, hovering near a nine-month high versus the yen, after data reinforced upbeat views about the U.S. economy and backed the Federal Reserve's signal for a steady course of rate increases over the next year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 28th, 2018

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) data showed industrial profit growth in China continuing to slow

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) data showed industrial profit growth in China continuing to slow China stocks ended lower Thursday after data showed industrial profit growth in China continuing to slow in August and after the U.S. Federal Reserve li.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsSep 27th, 2018

Fed chief Powell signals central bank is done with signaling

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has a new message for financial markets: watch the data on jobs, wages and inflation for signals on monetary policy - not the U.S. central bank's words or forecasts......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 27th, 2018

The early 1980s were the peak of teen boozing

Federal survey data going back to the 1970s shows that the early years of the 1980s were a time of unprecedented teen alcohol use......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 26th, 2018

Wall Street mixed as chip stocks tumble and energy climbs

U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday as a boost from the energy sector and strong consumer confidence data helped offset losses in chipmakers and utilities ahead of an expected Federal Reserve interest rate hike......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 25th, 2018

The Fed: The Powell Fed can make history if it can slow the economy without crashing it

The Federal Reserve has a chance to pull off something that it has never done before: managing to lift the unemployment rate without causing a recession......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 24th, 2018