of growth in the US. In the first half of the year, the US economy expanded at a paltry 1% rate. Underneath the disappointing ..... Fed is inherently limited in what it can do to bolster the US economy . It cannot invest in capital projects, buy real assets
reasonable and sensible immigration policies . Immigrants have made important contributions to the US and the immigration policy should focus on the benefits to the US economy . All links mentioned are open today.
that the dollar is the world’s reserve currency. But that privileged perch is increasingly shaky, and if it vanishes, our economy will suffer. Just as English is the closest we come to an internationally accepted language, the dollar is a common denominator
common. They are all information based businesses that have been displaced by the internet. Looking back at the story of the US economy during the turn of the century and most people will agree that the dominant trend will be the internet disrupting large
rally. Several European yields were at record lows and the US 10-yr was at a 13-mo low – this in the face of improving US economy , the coming end of QE in October and possible rate hikes in a year or so. China has been adding to its Treasury holdings
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10 largest providers. Like most transportation and logistics firms, Hub is highly exposed to the health of the North American economy because it serves industrial and retail end markets. Also, its intermodal operations are subject to the service quality
an extended period of relatively weak gaming machine demand as one of the most prominent risks IGT faces. If the North American economy were to slide into another downturn, the firm's customers may ratchet back their already conservative purchasing demand
that China would grow significantly less than this in Q2; LINK . It has direct and indirect effects that will affect the US economy and markets. Some expcerpts. Stronger fixed-asset investment and industrial output in the June data provided further evidence
Fearful Investors, from our perspective, are afraid the US economy will never grow at 3% or greater per year and that China ..... years could be one of the greatest eras in the history of the US economy . We see a coming boom in marriages, babies, car-buying