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The Fed: Fed’s Mester sees weak business investment picking up later this year — but coronavirus is a risk to outlook

Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester was upbeat about the economic outlook on Friday, saying she expected weak business investment to pick up later this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2020

IHS Markit sees lower risk of global recession, while U.S. growth is expected to slow next year

Business information provider IHS Markit Ltd. lowered on Tuesday its estimate of the probability of a global recession to one in five, and sees "green shoots" of growth sprouting next year. The new outlook comes despit.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 17th, 2019

U.S. labor market remains strong; manufacturing likely stabilizing

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose modestly last week, suggesting sustained labor market strength that could help to support the economy amid risks from the coronavirus and weak business investment......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 20th, 2020

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise slightly; mid-Atlantic factory activity accelerates

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose modestly last week, suggesting sustained labor market strength that could help to support the economy amid risks from the coronavirus and weak business investment......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 20th, 2020

Trump economist says "uncertainty" from trade disputes hit business investment

A slowdown in U.S. growth last year was at least partly the fault of President Donald Trump's global trade battles and the resulting hit to business investment, the administration's top economist said on Thursday in an outlook for the coming years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 20th, 2020

Nissan CEO sees earnings, cashflow under pressure this business year

Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Makoto Uchida on Tuesday said he expects weak global car sales to keep the Japanese automaker's earnings and cashflow under pressure through the end of the financial year in March......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 17th, 2020

WTO gives somber goods trade outlook, sees virus threat

Growth of global trade in goods is likely to remain weak in early 2020, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Monday, adding that the below-trend performance could become even worse due to the new coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 17th, 2020

WTO gives somber outlook for global trade, sees virus threat

Growth of global trade in goods is likely to remain weak in early 2020, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Monday, adding that the below-trend performance could be reduced even further by the new coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 17th, 2020

Japan"s recession risks grow as economy skids in fourth-quarter, virus clouds outlook

Japan's economy shrank at the fastest pace in almost six years in the December quarter as last year's sales tax hike hit consumer and business spending, highlighting a fragile outlook made worse by growing coronavirus risks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 17th, 2020

Economic Report: U.S. productivity increases in 2019 at fastest pace in nine years—but gains might not last

The productivity of American workers increased in 2019 at the fastest annual pace in nine years — but slower economic growth and weak business investment suggest the gains might not last. Productivity rose 1.7% last year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 6th, 2020

Economic Report: U.S. productivity increases in 2019 at fastest pace in nine years

The productivity of American workers increased in 2019 at the fastest annual pace in nine years — but slower economic growth and weak business investment suggest the gains might not last. Productivity rose 1.7% last year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 6th, 2020

Booking, Expedia shares fall as analysts sees "material" risk from coronavirus, TripAdvisor shares hit 8-year low

Shares of Booking Holdings Inc. , formerly known as Price.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2020

Economic Report: Second-quarter GDP trimmed to 2% from 2.1%; companies cut spending, boost profits

The U.S. economy grew a touch slower in the spring than initially reported owing to declining exports and weak corporate investment, but companies still posted a sizable increase in profits even as their business outlook dimmed......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 29th, 2019

Kraft Heinz withdraws outlook after dismal results

Kraft Heinz Co reported weak sales on Thursday, prompting the maker of packaged foods to write down the value of several business units by more than $1 billion and drop its full-year forecast as it struggles to lure back customers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 8th, 2019

Strong U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook

U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the economy from weak business investment......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 16th, 2019

Corporate America is investing, but tax cuts aren"t top reason

Corporate America is stepping up its investment plans this year, but the main reason may come as a surprise. An improved business outlook -- rather than the Trump administration’s tax cuts -- is driving companies’ decisions......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 7th, 2018

Enterprise Products Stock Rises 11% Year to Date: Here"s Why

Low-risk business model and long-term pipeline contract will likely support Enterprise Products' (EPD) strong earnings outlook. Units of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. EPD have rallied 11.4% year to date, significantly outperforming the 1.6%.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 12th, 2018

Phoenix office investment market sees solid gains; outlook still positive, expert says

So far this year, about $1.8 billion worth of office investment properties have changed hands......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 12th, 2018

2019 outlook: Wells Fargo sees 2.7% growth, says bet on emerging markets

Wells Fargo Investment Institute President Darrell Cronk tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why he expects the S&P 500 to rise to about 2900 next year......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 7th, 2018

Economic Report: Autos, planes boost durable-goods orders in December, but everything else is weak

Autos and airplanes boosted orders for U.S. durable goods in December, but demand was weak in other key manufacturing segments and business investment tailed off at the end of the year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 21st, 2019

Economic Report: Autos, planes boost durable-goods orders in December, but growth was invisible outside of transportation

Autos and airplanes boosted orders for U.S. durable goods in December, but demand was weak in other key manufacturing segments and business investment tailed off at the end of the year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 21st, 2019