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Could This Be the Recession That Wasn’t?
Even as key corporate financial indicators continue to fall, some hope may be emerging that forecasts of an impending recession will prove inaccurate.
Risks Mount for Banks and Non-Banks Alike
Tight spreads and growing liquidity risks promise to present financial firms with steep challenges in the coming months.
Why Does Goldman Sachs Want to Be a Bank?
Rising rates haven't helped Goldman's small banking unit, which likely will remain small yet subjects the firm to regulatory restrictions on its activities.
Dollars, Deficits, and “Duh” in Davos
Under current U.S. fiscal policy, federal budget deficits are doomed to continue racing upward with no end in sight, investment consultant says.
Fed Holds Steady on Rate Hike Timetable
The central bank appears on course to raise interest rates in December but is "monitoring inflation developments closely."
Does Bank Loan Data Suggest a Faltering Economy?
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen deserves blame for creating onerous real estate asset bubbles, according to risk analyst Chris Whalen.
The End of the Dollar’s Super-Cycle
We live in an age of asset bubbles, but they don't continue indefinitely, as will prove true for the strong U.S. dollar.
Fed Raises Interest Rates for 2nd Time in 3 Months
Central bank officials are expecting at least two more hikes this year amid a strong labor market and rising inflation.
How Bad Will Brexit Be for Banks, Credit Markets?
The effects are being felt already, but whether that's a short-term reaction or a harbinger of much more to come is unknown.
IMF Urges Caution on U.S. Interest Rate Hike
Spare economic capacity and very low inflation justify keeping monetary policy loose in most major advanced economies, IMF staff said.
Fed Points Toward Rate Hike in December
After its latest policy meeting, the central bank downplays recent financial market turmoil and drops warnings of global economic fragility.