All Posts Tagged: U.S. economy
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, speaking at a conference at the Chicago Fed, said the Fed is willing to consider cutting interest rates to keep the U.S. expansion intact. He went on to say that the Fed is closely monitoring rising global trade disputes and the potential fallout on the U.S. economy.
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What are the near-term prospects for the U.S. economy? Is the glass half-full or half-empty? It’s a tough call.
Right now both answers probably are correct.
Does business inventory buildup spell economic growth or future recession? Chief Economist Scott Anderson analyzes the data in the U.S. Outlook.Read More ›
The retail sales data through October show a consumer who is ready and willing to spend this holiday season.Read More ›
It’s been a long time coming, but more consumers are finally riding the wave of plentiful job opportunities, rising incomes, and improving net worth. Nowhere is this better reflected than in the current readings of the Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index. Consumer confidence has only been at these nose‐bleed levels a handful of times over the last 40 years, notably […]Read More ›