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US economy contraction in the first half of 2022, confirms updated GDP

Numbers: The US contracted in the first six months of the year, revised government figures confirm, painting a picture of an economy reeling from strong headwinds and tailwinds. The Bureau of Economic Analysis said Thursday that gross domestic product, the economy’s official scorecard, fell 0.6% year-on-year in the second quarter. This is unchanged from the …

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This economist says “the de-inflation wave is piling up” even as investors anticipate a significant increase in the Fed’s interest rate

Signs of easing inflation are emerging even as investors fear that Federal Reserve Chair Powell and his colleagues will continue to fight inflation with aggressive interest rate increases that have hurt both stocks and bonds, according to a Capital Economics note. While it looks like the Federal Reserve may announce on Wednesday that it is …

This economist says “the de-inflation wave is piling up” even as investors anticipate a significant increase in the Fed’s interest rate Read More »

This economist says “the de-inflation wave is piling up” even as investors anticipate a significant increase in the Fed’s interest rate

Signs of easing inflation are emerging even as investors fear that Federal Reserve Chair Powell and his colleagues will continue to fight inflation with aggressive interest rate increases that have hurt both stocks and bonds, according to a Capital Economics note. While it looks like the Federal Reserve may announce on Wednesday that it is …

This economist says “the de-inflation wave is piling up” even as investors anticipate a significant increase in the Fed’s interest rate Read More »