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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

Karl Rove, “Green New Deal ‘Laundry List of Lunatic Ideas"”

FLASH: Green New Deal Reads Like a Democratic Party Suicide Pact Karl Rove, former White House deputy Chief of Staff, blasted the proposal by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), for a Green New Deal and called it a “laundry list.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 14th, 2019

The wife of a top Trump aide is pushing anti-vaxx beliefs by saying "Bring back our #Childhood diseases" on Twitter

Photo by Bennett Raglin/WireImage Darla Shine, the wife of White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications Bill Shine, pushed anti-vaxx beliefs on Twitter on Wednesday.  Her Twitter rant against vaccinations came after the release of.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2019

Jakobsen: Data Shows There Is "Zero Confidence In The Real Economy"

Authored by Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist &.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 8th, 2019

Trump Nominates Former Bear Stearns Chief Economist To Lead World Bank

In a report that elicited chuckles from some corners of Wall Street, the Washington Post reported late Monday that President Trump planned to nominate Treasury Undersecretary .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 5th, 2019

FreightWaves" Fuller And Bayaan Speak On Rapidly Deteriorating Freight Economy

On Thursday afternoon, FreightWaves CEO Craig Fuller and Chief Economist Ibrahiim Bayaan hosted their Monthly Market Update webinar discussing the state of the macro- and freight economies. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 1st, 2019

The Fed: Why the Fed’s shift into ‘superdoveland’ looks shaky after the jobs report

The January job report doesn’t support the Fed’s shift to a dovish stance, Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 1st, 2019

Economist: Shutdown’s impact on DFW and Texas economy will linger

The partial government shutdown may have ended, at least for now, but the impact on the Dallas-Fort Worth and Texas economies will be lingering and substantial. That’s the view of Joe Brusuelas, chief economist for audit, tax and consulting firm .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 25th, 2019

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: benzingaJan 21st, 2019

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: crainsnewyorkJan 21st, 2019

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

  The transcript fr.....»»

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