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Higher rates both a sign of US economic might and risk to it

This week's dizzying sell-offs in the financial markets have been a rude reminder that the U.S. economy is no longer relying on ultra-low interest rates to fuel growth. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2018

Higher rates both a sign of US economic might and risk to it

This week's dizzying sell-offs in the financial markets have been a rude reminder that the U.S. economy is no longer relying on ultra-low interest rates to fuel growth. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2018

Higher rates both a sign of US economic might and risk to it

This week's dizzying sell-offs in the financial markets have been a rude reminder that the U.S. economy is no longer relying on ultra-low interest rates to fuel growth. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2018

Goldman: At Some Point Higher Rates Will Turn From Signalling Growth To Tighter Financial Conditions

As the latest BofA Fund Manager Survey revealed, a growing number of respondents expressed concerns about economic growth amid rising rates and the stronger dollar, and were afraid that the biggest "rail risk", i.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 21st, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates tick up, but applications still hit a 9-year high

Rates for home loans were modestly higher, but consumer demand, as measured by applications for mortgages, remained robust......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 19th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates tick up, but applications hit a 9-year high

Rates for home loans were modestly higher, but consumer demand, as measured by applications for mortgages, remained robust......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates tick up, but purchase applications hit a 9-year high

Rates for home loans were modestly higher, but consumer demand, as measured by applications for mortgages, remained robust......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2019

Bond Report: Treasury yields edge higher after positive China data

Treasury yields inch higher Wednesday as a round of upbeat Chinese economic data, lifts appetite for risk assets and triggers selling in government bonds across U.S. and Europe......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2019

Project Syndicate: How Western economies can avoid the Japan trap of weak growth, disinflation, low interest rates

With the return of Europe’s economic doldrums and signs of a coming growth slowdown in the United States, advanced economies could be at risk of falling into the same kind of long-term rut that has captured Japan, writes Mohamed El-Erian......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 8th, 2019

Currencies: Dollar trades lower as China data spark appetite for risky assets

A rebound in Chinese economic data, along with signs that a trade deal with the U.S. might not be too far off, increases risk appetite on Monday, leading riskier currencies higher and the U.S. dollar lower......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 1st, 2019

Currencies: Dollar trades lower as China data sparks appetite for risky assets

A rebound in Chinese economic data, along with signs that a trade deal with the U.S. might not be too far off, increases risk appetite on Monday, leading riskier currencies higher and the U.S. dollar lower......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 1st, 2019

Market Snapshot: Stocks close higher after signs of progress toward U.S.-China trade deal

Stocks close higher Thursday following reports that the U.S. and China have made new progress toward a trade deal even as investors weighed data showing U.S. economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter from above-trend rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 28th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates slide to 13-month low, luring Americans back into the housing market

Rates for home loans fell, pushing mortgage applications higher, in a reminder that economic growth is just tepid enough to allow some home buyers to catch a break......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates throttle higher, but relief lies ahead

Rates for home loans rose for only the second time in 2019, but are likely to fall from here......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 7th, 2019

Economic Report: Housing starts sink 11% to a more than two-year low in December, as permits inch higher

Construction on new houses sank 11% in December to a more than two-year low, but builders applied for more permits in a sign that a rebound is near. Housing starts tumbled to an annual rate of 1.08 million in the final month of 2018......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 26th, 2019

World Trade Slowed at End of 2018

World trade fell at the end of last year as imports to and exports from China plummeted, a sign that higher tariffs and the threat of more to come are cooling global economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 26th, 2019

Exclusive: Fed"s Williams says new economic outlook necessary for rate hikes

New York Fed President John Williams on Tuesday said he was comfortable with the level U.S. interest rates are at now, and sees no need to raise them again unless growth or inflation shift to an unexpectedly higher gear......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 19th, 2019

Mortgage Delinquencies Continue at Record Low Rates

Mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures continue on a downward trend thanks to fewer high-risk loans and higher levels of home equity......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 12th, 2019

PG&E wildfire plan: Blackouts, tree trimming and higher rates

Pacific Gas and Electric, the troubled California utility, said on Wednesday that it would cut off power during dry and windy weather more frequently, trim more trees along its power lines and spend as much as $2.3 billion to reduce the risk of wildfires......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 7th, 2019

The Fed: Dallas Fed president preaches the ‘value of patience’ on interest rates amid economic headwinds

The president of the Dallas Fed on Tuesday preached “the value of patience” in the latest sign the central bank is content to sit back a few months before making a move on interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 5th, 2019

Global shipping rates slump in latest sign of economic slowdown

Freight rates for dry-bulk and container ships, carriers of most of the world's raw materials and finished goods, have plunged over the last six months in the latest sign the global economy is slowing significantly......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 25th, 2019