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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

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 12.7.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending December 7th, 2018 Positives: 1. Federal Reserve sees Labor and Housing data as soft — indicates slower rate hike cycle; 2. Non-farm payrolls rose 155k in November, meeting the low side of expectation.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureDec 7th, 2018

Having trouble hiring? Here"s why

Federal Reserve Bank of New York report shows labor market getting even tighter Last month, 40% of New York executives reported they were increasing wages and the average increase was 4.2%, up... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018

Interest Rates Likely to Rise in December, Recap of Fed Meeting Shows - New York Times

New York TimesInterest Rates Likely to Rise in December, Recap of Fed Meeting ShowsNew York TimesWASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is poised to raise interest rates at its next policymaking meeting in mid-December and to continue raising rates next .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 29th, 2018

Projecting Direction of Yield Curve Now More Difficult

Federal Reserve policy on short-term rates defies easy prediction, causing heightened uncertainty for investors.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytNov 27th, 2018

Fed"s Clarida more sensitive to data, still backs U.S. rate hikes

The Federal Reserve should be even more attentive to new economic data as its gradual interest-rate hikes edge it ever closer to a neutral stance, the U.S. central bank's second-in-command said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 27th, 2018

Atlanta Fed leaves U.S. fourth-quarter GDP growth view at 2.5 percent

The U.S. economy is expanding at a 2.5 percent annualized rate in the fourth quarter, based on data on durable goods orders and home resales in October, the Atlanta Federal Reserve's GDPNow forecast model showed on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 21st, 2018

Cramer says "the housing sector"s a disaster," knocks the Fed as ignoring the data

Jim Cramer warns that the housing sector is under pressure and says Federal Reserve officials are all but ignoring the damage......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcNov 16th, 2018

Wall Street gains on tame inflation data, oil rebound

U.S. stocks were higher on Wednesday, after consumer prices in October rose as expected, adding little pressure on the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates swiftly, while a rebound in oil prices lifted energy stocks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 14th, 2018

Wall Street opens higher after in-line CPI data, oil rebound

U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday, after consumer prices in October rose as expected, keeping the Federal Reserve on track for gradual interest rate hikes, while a rebound in oil prices lifted energy stocks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 14th, 2018

Wall Street opens lower as China, rate worries weigh

U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, as a batch of weak Chinese data raised concerns about global growth a day after the Federal Reserve hinted at gradual tightening of borrowing costs......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 9th, 2018

Futures lower as global growth worries seep in

U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday, as a batch of weak Chinese data raised concerns about global growth a day after the Federal Reserve hinted at gradual tightening of borrowing costs......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 9th, 2018

Fed likely on steady course even as U.S. political landscape shifts

The U.S. Federal Reserve began its policy meeting on Wednesday facing a shifting political landscape but little in recent economic data to alter plans for an interest rate increase in December and more to come next year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 7th, 2018

Global Economy Week Ahead

In the week ahead, the U.S. will see data on service-sector activity, producer prices and consumer sentiment. The Federal Reserve will publish its policy statement......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 5th, 2018

Economic Report: Economists ‘wowed’ by October jobs report as wage growth picks up

Economists said October’s payrolls report showed all-around strength, and highlighted wages climbing 3.1% in the past 12 months as they called the data consistent with further tightening by the Federal Reserve......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 2nd, 2018

U.S. data drags oil lower; dollar up after Fed minutes

Oil prices fell on Wednesday after U.S. crude inventories rose by much more than expected and exports fell, while the dollar added to gains after minutes showed Federal Reserve policy makers largely united on the need to raise borrowing costs further......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2018

Bond Report: U.S. government bond yields rise after Fed minutes

U.S. government bond yields rose on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve releases its minutes from its September meeting, which shows the central bank’s intent to raise rates gradually against a robust economic backdrop.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 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: 247wallstOct 15th, 2018

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