Big swings in financial markets can affect confidence, causing companies and consumers to curtail spending.[...]
Bond investors are grappling with concerns that the U.S. government’s decisions to cut taxes and increase spending are stoking an economy that doesn’t need it, at the expense of long-term financial health.[...]
Throughout last year, investors worried about a phantom menace that could upset markets: higher U.S. inflation. They were wrong, to their own pleasant surprise. Now they could be right, which creates its own complications.[...]
All the day’s economic and financial news, as Britain’s UK consumer prices index remains close to a six-year high[...]
Chorus gets louder, but no one will be ready for those mortgage rates It didn't take long for rate-hike expectations to be jostled further by last week's monste[...]
By Robert Eisenbeis, Ph.D. One of the characteristics of a struggling republic is the inability to separate its central bank's resources from the fiscal largess[...]
It is no wonder the stock market has been having fits given we have fiscal policy stepping on the accelerator while monetary policy looks to be putting both fee[...]


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