Tag archive for ‘U.S. economy’
Jewish Business News On Sunday, August 2nd, 2020

U.S. Economy Suffers Historic Slowdown Amid Pandemic

Coming on the heels of the first contraction after 23 consecutive quarters of growth, the U.S. economy suffered its steepest decline on record in the second quarter of 2020. According to preliminary estimates More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Barry Ritholtz Examines Tortured Data on Energy Sector and Jobs

Barry Ritholtz, a columnist for Bloomberg, dissects claims that most of the job growth since 2007 has been in the oil and gas sector. If that were the case, the U.S. economy would be in hot water, since More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Says Strong Dollar Is Good for US

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew painted a bullish picture of the U.S. economy at Davos. While problems in the global economy might create problems for U.S. companies with global exposure, it won’t prevent More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 5th, 2015

Alan Greenspan’s Economic Forecast for 2015: It’s a Coin Toss

Former Federal Reserve chief, Alan Greenspan discussed with Bloomberg how he thinks the Federal Reserve and the U.S. economy will shape up in 2015. He is not optimistic that OPEC will alter its policy and More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Alan Greenspan Not Confident About US Economy

While former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan said the U.S. economy is healthier than many other economies around the world, “we’re still not doing all that well, ” he told Bloomberg. Greenspan, More...

Reuters On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Euro zone rattled as Greece braces for elections

– European shares and periphery euro zone bonds tumbled on Monday after the Greek parliament rejected the government’s presidential candidate, setting the stage for an election that anti-bailout More...

Eli Horn On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Financial Strategist Peter Schiff Says Recession Needs to Happen in 2015

On Tuesday, the U.S. Commerce Department released a fantastic estimate: In the third quarter of 2014, U.S. GDP grew at a rate of 5 percent, the fastest it’s grown since 2003. But things might not be More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, November 28th, 2014

Peter Schiff Thinks U.S. Economy Will Hit A Wall

The economy seems to be going well. The GDP number was 3.9% and oil hit a four year low of $74 a barrel. However, Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital thinks all of this will change. He foresees a dismal More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Jim Cramer Says It’s Not About the Fed Anymore

CNBC’s Jim Cramer says the compass has changed when looking at the stock market. For at least a year, money mangers would use the Federal Reserve as a guide for whether to buy or sell. For so long,  More...

Associated Press On Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Yellen says Fed must focus on globalization 

–   Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the growing globalization of financial markets requires the Federal Reserve to understand how economic developments in other nations may affect the U.S. More...

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