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12:17 p.m. March 5, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Fed officials echo Powell's dovish message Federal Reserve officials on Friday reinforced the dovish message Fed Chairman Jerome Powell delivered 24 hours earlier.
1:45 a.m. March 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
What to Buy When Good News Means Bad News for Stocks A “hot” economy will favor some sectors, not others. But the question remains whether the spike in bond yields is a hiccup or something more lasting.
11:08 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Fed's Williams says he expects inflation to remain subdued despite strong growth aheadNew York Fed President John Williams said Thursday he expects inflation to remain subdued even though GDP growth could be strongest in decades.
6:52 a.m. Feb. 10, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
The U.S. could catch Japan's economic malaise if the Fed and other officials don't heed the warningsNote the striking parallels between the U.S. of today and Japan before it entered its lost decades.
3:29 p.m. Feb. 1, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Economy still in 'depths of recession,' Fed's Rosengren saysThe U.S. economy is still in the depths of recession with high unemployment and many Americans still on temporary layoffs, said Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren on Monday.
3:52 a.m. Jan. 25, 2021 - Barrons.com
28 Investment Picks to Beat the Market Barron’s Roundtable members Rupal J. Bhansali, Scott Black, Mario Gabelli, and Sonal Desai share their top stock and bond recommendations for 2021.
6:08 a.m. Jan. 16, 2021 - By Sunny Oh
Majority of investors say higher rates loom as biggest threat to stocks and risky assets, says BofA surveyHigher rates are beginning to overshadow the buoyant mood in stocks and corporate bonds.
2:45 a.m. Jan. 13, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
Minneapolis Fed President on U.S. Capitol riots: 'The most stark example of racism'The comments by Neel Kashkari came at a Fed event on racism and education.
7:14 a.m. Jan. 8, 2021 - Barrons.com
Bond Yields’ Jump Could Be a Big Problem for Stocks Continued rise boosts risks of inflation and higher borrowing costs, while making debt securities more alluring than stocks to income investors.
6:04 a.m. Jan. 5, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Fed's Mester says asset purchases could continue all year even if economy strengthens in second halfCleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said Tuesday that the central bank asset purchase program could continue all year even if there is a pickup in the economy in the second half of the year.
2:26 a.m. Jan. 4, 2021 - Barrons.com
These 7 Value Stocks Deserve a Fresh Look Value stocks may be cheap, but finding the right ones for 2021 isn’t easy. Bank of America, Berkshire Hathaway, Coke, and Disney are among those that could outperform.
3:33 a.m. Dec. 28, 2020 - Barrons.com
Don’t Blame the Fed for Today’s Low Rates, Says Neel Kashkari The Minneapolis Fed chief says it would be ruinous to raise rates now to a level considered “normal.”
1:53 p.m. Nov. 27, 2020 - Barrons.com
The Red-Hot Housing Market Could Get a Boost It Doesn’t Need The task of propping up the economy again appears left to the Fed, absent some fiscal action, which appears unlikely during the lame duck interregnum.
9:13 a.m. Nov. 17, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold prices post first loss in 4 sessionsGold futures settle lower on Tuesday, easing back after climbing over the last three consecutive sessions.
4:35 a.m. Nov. 17, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Fed's Bostic says softer retail sales data fits the picture of a weaker Q4The October retail sales data fits with a sense of a weaker fourth quarter and the Fed is watching to see if this weakness portends something deeper, Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic says.
5:17 a.m. Oct. 17, 2020 - Barrons.com
Who’s Who in Biden’s Economic World Democratic contender Joe Biden has a deep bench of possible candidates for top economic policy jobs if he wins the presidential election.
5:08 a.m. Oct. 17, 2020 - Barrons.com
If Biden Wins, Experts Expect to See the First U.S. Woman Treasury Secretary Potential candidates including Elizabeth Warren and Lael Brainard would break the glass ceiling at the pivotal department.
6:48 a.m. Oct. 16, 2020 - Barrons.com
Robert Balentine: Improve the Fiduciary Model The chairman of a $3.3 billion RIA explains how retainer arrangements can close off conflicts of interest, even as they create other challenges for his firm. He also discusses his internal succession plan, and is clear-eyed about the pros and cons of working from Paris.
5:38 a.m. Oct. 16, 2020 - By Greg Robb
If Biden wins, experts expect to see the first woman Treasury secretary in historyIf Democrat Joe Biden is successful in his bid to be president, he is expected to make history by appointing the first woman as Treasury secretary.
10:15 p.m. Oct. 11, 2020 - Barrons.com
Earnings Season Is About to Start. It Could Be Better Than You Think. About three-fourths of S&P 500 companies beat earnings forecasts during the past four quarters. Some 85% beat during the second quarter, and they did it by 20%.
6:42 a.m. Oct. 8, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
We can't just 'sit by, wait and hope' for racial equity in America, say Atlanta Fed's BosticFederal Reserve kicks off a series to help uproot structural racism and inequality in the U.S. economy, which the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated.
6:10 a.m. Sept. 28, 2020 - Barrons.com
Deal Synergies Should Lift This Southern Bank Truist Financial, the result of the merger late last year of large Southeast regional banks BB&T and SunTrust, could deliver hefty upside in coming years thanks to cost cuts.
2:09 p.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - Barrons.com
Malone at Bat: Will He Use the Mets Deal to Boost the Braves’ Value? The Mets are selling for about $2.5 billion. The Braves, a tracking stock for Liberty Media, are running at half that. But Liberty Media’s longtime CEO has a way to hit a home run.
8:16 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Fed's Bostic says fields of economics and finance must do more to recognize how U.S. institutions systematically disadvantage BlacksAtlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic calls for fundamental shift in study of economics and finance so that new policy prescriptions can be developed to solve racial wealth gap.
7:40 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Fed’s Kashkari says warnings of runaway inflation are just ‘ghost stories’ Fed’s Bostic says COVID-19 pandemic has generated “a lot of noise” in the inflation dataMinneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Friday that warnings of higher inflation are just “ghost stories.”
2:30 p.m. Aug. 14, 2020 - Barrons.com
Inflation, Economic Recovery, and Tesla Stock Observations on inflation, the recovery, Tesla’s stock split, and interest rates.
10:39 a.m. July 30, 2020 - Associated Press
Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain dies at 74 due to complications related to COVID-19 Cain had been co-chair of Black Voices for TrumpHerman Cain, former Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of a major pizza chain who went on to become an ardent supporter of President Donald Trump, has died of complications from the coronavirus. He was 74.
6:00 a.m. July 29, 2020 - Barrons.com
What to Expect From the Worst GDP Report on Record America’s recovery over the past few months has been robust in some sectors, most notably retail sales, but much weaker in others. The result is that average output in the April-June period was substantially lower in the January-March period.
2:18 p.m. July 10, 2020 - Barrons.com
Atlanta Mayor Says City Will Roll Back to Phase 1 of Reopening Here’s what you need to know about the impact of Covid-19 to navigate the markets today.
4:49 a.m. July 10, 2020 - By Pedro Nicolaci da Costa
A mostly white Federal Reserve can’t fix our diverse economic problems The Fed’s race problem undermines its leadership in a time of crisisThe Federal Reserve has a chronic white male problem that is going to make it harder for the institution to help lead the country at a historic moment of crisis that, by definition, requires a strong diversity of views.
11:35 a.m. July 7, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow ends nearly 400 points lower, U.S. stocks swoon, on doubts of quick economic recovery Trump starts process for U.S. to quit World Health OrganizationU.S. stocks on Tuesday tumbled in the final hour of trade, ending a 5-day win streak for the S&P 500, as investors grew more wary of the economic, public-health and policy response to the coronavirus pandemic.
11:33 a.m. July 7, 2020 - By Sunny Oh
30-year Treasury yield marks biggest drop in 3 weeks as bond auction fetches record low yieldU.S. Treasury yields fall Tuesday after a bond auction fetches its lowest yield on record, highlighting the U.S. government’s ultralow borrowing costs as the economy recovers from the coronavirus crisis.
11:24 a.m. July 7, 2020 - Barrons.com
Indexes Slip at Close as Virus Fears Return Investors continue to watch the daily back and forth of optimism about a continued economic recovery versus the threat of new lockdowns or changes in consumer behavior setting it back.
11:11 a.m. July 7, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
Federal Reserve leaders see ‘bumpier’ recovery, slower decline in unemployment Rash of new coronavirus cases imperils fragile economic recoverySenior Federal Reserve leaders say high unemployment is all but certain to persist until a treatment for the coronavirus is found and that the central bank might have to take more steps to help the labor market.
12:01 a.m. July 7, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
Atlanta Fed president sees signs that economic recovery is stallingAtlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said in an interview the U.S. economy was levelling off. "There are a couple of things that we are seeing and some of them are troubling and might suggest that the trajectory of this recovery is going to be a bit bumpier than it might otherwise," . He said the regional central bank was trying to figure out "whether this levelling off is something that is a more sustained pattern, or just a pause."
6:08 a.m. June 15, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
As Supreme Court affirms workplace rights, LGBTQ Americans have a long way to go for economic equality The Supreme Court ruled Monday that civil rights laws barring workplace discrimination based on gender also apply to gender identity and sexual orientationThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that civil rights laws barring workplace discrimination based on gender also apply to gender identity and sexual orientation.
4:33 p.m. June 7, 2020 - Barrons.com
With Rates So Low, Income Investors Need to Rethink Bonds Advisors and analysts are warning that bond investors could face years of low rates. Given that, they should resist bargain-hunting and going out on the risk curve. View bonds as ballast.
3:06 p.m. May 27, 2020 - Barrons.com
$600 Unemployment Benefits Are Keeping People From Returning to Work, Fed Says Even though is expected to register over 20%, employers reported difficulty in hiring during the severe economic contraction resulting from the coronavirus shutdown.
12:31 p.m. May 27, 2020 - Barrons.com
A Snapshot of American Life During Coronavirus Courtesy of the Federal Reserve The Federal Reserve Beige Book collects anecdotes of business life in each of the central bank’s 12 districts.
12:41 p.m. May 8, 2020 - Barrons.com
The Dow Rose 455 Points Because Job Losses Can’t Get Any Worse Stocks rallied even after the Labor Department said 20.5 million jobs were lost in April, as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The record-high number—while appalling—was largely expected.
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