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(What's Left of) Our Economy: A Strong February for U.S. Manufacturing Production - but Big Revisions May be Coming

Thanks to an unexpectedly crowded Friday, I wasn’t able to put out a report on yesterday’s Federal Reserve real manufacturing output figures – for February. Which is really a shame, because they signaled a noteworthy reversal to the recent slowdown in manufacturing output. 643 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

Paying the Feds a Visit!

“Where is a cool place to check out?”, I thought to myself as I was planning out my itinerary for Spring Break a few weeks ago. 1,157 more words


New Fed chair, new challenge

When Jerome Powell presides over his first Federal Open Market Committee meeting as the new Federal Reserve chairman on March 20–21, the seat will be less comfortable than it was just two months ago, when the U.S. 513 more words

Economy & Markets

Ten for 2018

1. It’s going to get complicated. The global economy is strengthening but there are crosscurrent including rising interest rates and changes on the way trade issues are addressed. 212 more words

Investment Strategy

Wells Fargo Behind $206M Fannie Mae Credit Facility for Southwestern Resi Refi

Onni Group, a developer based in Vancouver, Canada, has sealed a $205.7 million Fannie Mae credit facility from Wells Fargo to refinance its debt on eight multifamily properties in California and Arizona, Commercial Observer can exclusively report. 200 more words


Bank for International Settlements Release Digital Currency Report, UK Government Backs Down on Abolishing Copper Coins...

Lost in amongst this week’s geopolitical ructions concerning Russia and Donald Trump were two notable pieces of commentary released by the Bank for International Settlements. … 1,682 more words


Where is Inflation, and Higher Growth?

Financial FAQs

The drumbeat for a higher inflation target is picking up. The Chicago Fed’s Charles Evans recently advocated a less hawkish Fed stanch on maintaining the 2 percent inflation target with few signs of inflation even on the horizon. 469 more words

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