Economic Data

Hurricanes’ Impact Could Make US Fed More Hawkish

The devastation caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma and now Maria will make the U.S. Federal Reserve‘s job of conducting monetary policy trickier, but it is unlikely to make the Fed deviate from its course. It is conceivable, however, that in the near future, the Fed could be forced to cram more rate hikes in a shorter time frame—something it ...

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Housing risks ‘could even threaten financial stability’ in Canada: OECD

Homes under construction are seen in this aerial photograph taken above Brampton, Ontario, Canada. James MacDonald/Bloomberg OTTAWA — Canada’s economy will grow at a faster clip than expected in 2017, a new report says, but an overheated housing market still threatens to bulldoze optimism over rosy economic data in recent quarters. In its interim economic outlook released Wednesday, the Organization ...

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Milwaukee area ranks in bottom half of metros for economic growth

The metro Milwaukee area’s economy grew by less than a tenth of a percent last year as the region continued to be among the slowest growing in the state and ranked in the bottom half of all metro areas in the country. The region, which includes Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington counties, saw its real gross domestic product, increase by ...

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U.S. home sales hit 12-month low, Harvey weighs on Houston

Get daily under-the-radar research with StreetInsider.com’s Stealth Growth Insider Get your 2-Wk Free Trial here. By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. home resales fell to their lowest in a year in August as Hurricane Harvey depressed activity in Houston and a persistent shortage of properties on the market sidelined buyers. The third straightly monthly decline in sales reported by ...

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Economic Data Scheduled For Wednesday – Benzinga

Economic Data Scheduled For WednesdayBenzingaThe Energy Information Administration’s weekly report on petroleum inventories in the U.S. is schedule for release at 10:30 a.m. ET. The Federal Open Market Committee will announce its policy decision at 2:00 p.m. ET. The Fed Chair Janet Yellen will … and more »

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Dollar unchanged, FOMC meeting in focus

The US Dollar index traded within a tight range on Tuesday ahead of tonight’s Federal Reserve meeting, in which policymakers are expected to keep interest rates unchanged. F inancial markets are pricing in essentially zero chance of another rate hike in the US this month following a recent bout of weaker-than-expected economic data and somewhat dovish tone of recent ...

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In Absence Of Economic Data, Markets Eye FOMC

It was all quiet on the Western front by way of overnight leads for Asia. So quiet in fact that after the two hours of the and cash session being open, the two equity indices traded in a meagre 1.9- and 21-point range respectively! In the absence of any economic data, the session was really a pre-positioning exercise ahead of ...

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Slovak Republic – Factors To Watch on Sept 20

Business More SLOVAK-FACTORS/:Slovak Republic – Factors To Watch on Sept 20 Reuters | Sep 20, 2017, 12:35 IST BRATISLAVA, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial markets on Wednesday. ALL TIMES GMT (Slovak Republic: GMT + 2 hours) =========================ECONOMIC DATA======================== Real-time economic data releases……………… Summary of economic data ...

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Czech Republic – Factors To Watch on Sept 20

PRAGUE, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial markets on Wednesday. ALL TIMES GMT (Czech Republic: GMT + 2 hours) =========================ECONOMIC DATA========================== Real-time economic data releases.................... Summary of economic data and forecasts........... Recently released economic data.................. Previous stories on Czech data............. **For a schedule of corporate and economic ...

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Youngstown news, Amid gloomy economic data, hunger tightens grip on area

Published: Wed, September 20, 2017 @ 12:00 a.m. Tuesday’s disheartening report from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services showing already high unemployment rates in Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley climbing even higher reinforce many other signs our region continues to lag in the economic recovery elsewhere in the state and nation. Just take a passing glance at the ...

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