Tag: U.S. debt

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Economists see a chance of a double-dip recession, survey shows

August 24, 2020


There’s a 1-in-4 chance the economy could fall into a double-dip recession, according to a majority of economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics. Two-thirds of NABE members say the economy has not yet come out of the […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Trump says Fed ‘boneheads’ should cut interest rates to zero ‘or less,’ US should refinance debt

September 11, 2019


President Donald Trump on Wednesday continued his verbal assault on the Federal Reserve, which he blames for slowing the economy, tweeting that the central bank should cut interest rates to zero or even set negative interest rates. The president also […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

The Fed can’t stop a market meltdown, warns forecaster who called the 2008 housing bust

July 23, 2019

Via: Market Watch

The positives for this stock market are inching out of the woodwork. A “real compromise” on the U.S. debt ceiling, which many saw as a black swan for markets this autumn, plus a report that D.C. trade reps will head […]