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‘Tis the season for another upward revision in Q3 GDP: What We Learned During the Week of December 19 - 23

July, August, and September were the best 3 months of U.S. economic growth in 2 years. But data also indicates the rate of economic growth slowed in November. 1,022 more words


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Existing Home Sales Hit Post-Recession Record, Consumer Sentiment Surges: What We Learned During the Week of November 21 - 25

Existing home sales edge up, new home sales slip down, and consumer sentiment improves following the election. Here are the 5 things we learned from U.S. 752 more words


GDP Grows During Q3, Consumer Sentiment Falls: What We Learned During the Week of October 24-28

Q3 was the best quarter for GDP growth in 2 years, but consumer confidence slipped during the final days of the 2016 election. Here are the 5 things we learned from U.S. 919 more words


Economic Opportunities and Challenges in Rio de Janeiro - Year 10 Homework

Like all cities Rio de Janeiro presents its residents with a number of economic challenges as well as a number of opportunities.  In recent years, economic recession in Brazil has led to a growth in unemployment and seen demonstrations on the streets of the major cities. 208 more words

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The Fed Stays Put Again (But Some Were Ready to Make a Move): What We Learned During the Week of September 19 - 23

Despite the dissent of 3 of its voting members, the FOMC keeps its interest rate target steady once again. Meanwhile, tight inventories clip home sales during August. 1,069 more words


Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen Sees Stronger Case for Interest-Rate Increase

Central banker said, ‘I believe the case for an increase in the federal funds rate has strengthened in recent months’

Janet Yellen, center, greeted an attendee as she arrived for a dinner at the Jackson Hole economic symposium in Wyoming on Thursday.PHOTO: DAVID PAUL MORRIS/BLOOMBERG NEWS… 750 more words