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Trump is probably going to get his way with the Federal Reserve this year

January 9, 2019

Via: CNBC

As President Donald Trump jawbones the Federal Reserve, the likelihood that he’s going get what he wants this year from the central bank continues to grow. Markets expect the Fed to hold off on rate hikes and are even anticipating […]


Wall Street bear David Rosenberg warns that a recession is virtually unavoidable this year

January 3, 2019

Via: CNBC

One of Wall Street’s biggest bears is warning the economy is on a collision course with a recession. Gluskin Sheff’s David Rosenberg has little doubt growth will turn negative in 2019 as the stock market flounders. “We’re going into a […]


How And Where Blockchain Fits in Traditional Banking

December 26, 2018

Category: Channels

Many banks haven’t found an efficient way to deal with issues like payment clearing inefficiencies, consumer fraud, and the general limitations of fiat currencies. Blockchain, however, may be the go-to solution for many of these challenges. Issues Traditional Banks Face […]


Activity, Capital and risk, Corporate banking, Liquidity

Citigroup misses revenue expectations on much weaker-than-expected bond trading

January 14, 2019

Via: CNBC

Citigroup posted fourth-quarter revenue that missed analysts’ estimates by a half-billion dollars as bond trading declined amid a difficult December for markets. The bank said fixed-income revenue dropped 21 percent to $1.94 billion from a year earlier as trading conditions […]


Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

U.S. economy could slip from top spot in 2020 and keep slipping, analysts say

January 14, 2019

Via: Market Watch

America’s days as the world’s most powerful economy are numbered, and when that torch is finally passed, it’ll be tough to get back, according to a recent report. In our call of the day, Standard Chartered predicts China’s GDP will […]


Activity, Trading

U.S. stock futures drop as China trade data spark fresh global economic worries

January 14, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. equities were looking at a potentially downbeat start to the week, as stock futures fell Monday on weaker-than-expected China trade data that has sparked fresh concerns over a global economic slowdown. How are major benchmarks faring? Dow Jones Industrial […]


Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

Here’s how lost furloughed federal worker paychecks could weigh on the US economy

January 11, 2019

Via: CNBC

Federal workers furloughed by the ongoing partial government shutdown have been bearing the brunt of the political standoff between President Donald Trump and Congress over funding for a border wall. Those federal employees are feeling the squeeze on their wallets. […]