Post Tagged with: "Fed Chairman Jerome Powell"

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Powell says GDP could shrink more than 30%, but he doesn’t see another Depression

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The U.S. economy could shrink by upwards of 30% in the second quarter but will avoid a Depression-like economic plunge over the longer term, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told “60 Minutes” in an interview aired Sunday.

The central …

May 18, 2020 - 1:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Economy, Finance, Regulatory
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Powell says more policy help may be needed to pull the US out of economic downturn

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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday that policymakers may have to use additional weapons to pull the country out of an economic mire that has cost at least 20 million jobs and caused “a level of pain that …

May 13, 2020 - 3:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Economy, Finance, Regulatory
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Fed will keep rates near zero until economy has ‘weathered’ coronavirus impact, minutes show

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The Federal Open Market Committee released minutes Wednesday of its March 15 meeting, during which it lowered its benchmark interest rate to near zero.  The meeting summary indicated that not only did members believe it was important to use …

April 8, 2020 - 2:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Economy, Finance, Jobs
Source: NBC

US economy grew at 2.1% rate in fourth quarter

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The economy grew by a moderate 2.1% in the fourth quarter of last year, but many economists believe that will be the last positive growth seen for some time as the country endures a sharp contraction due to the …

March 26, 2020 - 2:00 pm Economy, Jobs, Regulatory, Uncategorized
Source: Reuters/Jose Nunez

Oil edges up ahead of U.S. storage data as OPEC, Fed see robust economy

Reuters


Oil prices edged up on Wednesday after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said it saw no signs of global recession and rival U.S. shale oil production could grow by much less than expected in 2020.

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Oil Slumps 7% as Trump Announces Additional Tariffs on Chinese Imports

Oil Slumps 7% as Trump Announces Additional Tariffs on Chinese Imports

From Reuters


Oil prices plummeted more than 7% on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark posting its worst day in more than four years, after President Donald Trump said he would impose additional tariffs Chinese imports starting Sept. 1.

The drop …