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Fed’s Powell Says the U.S. Economy in ‘Good Place’ But Trade Is a Risk, By Christopher Condon and Rich Miller

(Bloomberg)-Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell gave an upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy but warned a sustained period of high tariffs on a wide variety of imports could be harmful to growth. “I sleep pretty well on the economy right now,” Powell said Thursday in an interview on American Public …

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China’s grand yuan ambitions

China’s grand yuan ambitions China is pushing to make the yuan a bigger player in global finance once again. The Reserve Bank of India has a plea for Fed policy makers. And America’s “maximum pressure” campaign on North Korea continues, for now. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about. Yuan’s Global Push Back …

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FED hike aftermath series: hike probabilities over coming meetings

FED hike aftermath series: hike probabilities over coming meetings FOMC increased interest rates in March and maintained its forecast for three rate hikes in 2018. FOMC also forecasted a faster pace of hikes next year than previously forecasted. March decision was unanimous. Current Federal funds rate – 150-175 bps (Note, …

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U.S. Q1 GDP growth second estimate revised down to 2.2 pct, FED likely to hike rates again in 2018

U.S. Q1 GDP growth second estimate revised down to 2.2 pct, FED likely to hike rates again in 2018 The U.S. economy expanded at an annualized rate of 2.2 percent in the March quarter, showed the BEA’s second estimate. That was slightly below the advanced estimate, but consistent with expectations. …

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