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Surprise! About That Atlanta Fed GDPNow Forecast Of 2.5% Growth From Q2 ...

While trying to understand what The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) may do in the upcoming meeting, I looked at the cool Atlanta Fed GDPNow GDP forecast  …. 296 more words

Economy

Emphatic Victory spoiled by Stoke’s injury

Jonny Bairstow and James Anderson emphatically swiped Sri Lanka away inside three days with an innings victory to kick-start the Test summer.

Man of the Match Jonny Bairstow hit a sensational 140 on his home pitch, where every other player struggled even Alex Hales’s 86. 158 more words

England

Unintended Consequences (Part 1)

By John Rubino – Re-Blogged From Dollar Collapse

Somewhere back in the depths of time the world got the idea that easy money — that is, low interest rates and high levels of government spending — would produce sustainable growth with modest but positive inflation. 904 more words

GDP & Employment

Sledgehammer! U.S., Japan disagreement on yen moves overshadows G7 meeting

According to Reuters, the United States issued a fresh warning to Japan against intervening in currency markets on Saturday as the two countries’ differences over foreign exchange overshadowed a Group of 7 finance leaders’ gathering in the Asian nation. 177 more words

Economy

Column: The world economy is running on monetary fumes

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BY BENN STEIL AND EMMA SMITH  May 20, 2016 at 2:58 PM EDT

With global growth stalling, the International Monetary Fund has repeatedly revised down its forecasts and is now… 1,265 more words

United States

Bank of Japan seen preparing for severe losses on huge holdings of Japanese Sov Debt

Rising interest rates are a concern to any entity sitting of large stockpiles of fixed-rate debt, such as The Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan (BOJ). 464 more words

Economy

King Condo! Condo Existing Sales Increase 10.3%, Detached Homes 0.6% (House Prices Unaffordable For Many)

The perils of high home prices compared to household income are on full display in the Existing Home Sales numbers.

Existing home sales rose 1.68 % in April, mostly in the Midwest. 54 more words

Economy