DAILY BASKET – NEWS COMMENTARY
Will the US Fed Really Raise Interest Rates?
MARSAL COMMENTS: The Fed and most economists were pretty confident about the US economy’s growing strength, and were (and still are) sure that interest rates will be raised in the Fed’s mid-March meeting.
However, month by month, since the beginning of the year, the actual data appearing wasn’t as expected, causing a continuous lowering of the economic forecasts. Continue reading “Will the US Fed Really Raise Interest Rates”
US Fed indicates likely interest rate rise soon
MARSAL COMMENTS: The Fed (US Central Bank) is making noises that it may raise interest in its meeting scheduled for March 15th. The US market has been expecting this for some time and did not react too badly, but remained flat and choppy (Friday March 3, 2017). While world markets Continue reading “Daily News Basket – March 3, 2017”
American Interest Rates, Whereto?
The Fed is again making noises about raising interest rates. But is not very convincing, and the markets are not taking them too seriously.
The Fed itself doesn’t seem to be very clear on what is happening to the US and World economy, nor clear about what the best course of action is. Consequently, it is emitting confused and confusing signals. Continue reading “American Interest Rates, Whereto?”