Tag: economic outlook

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Gold prices head for a 5th straight weekly gain

July 10, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Gold futures turned lower on Friday, but held ground above $1,800 an ounce, on track to score a fifth weekly gain in a row as the spread of coronavirus in many U.S. states and other countries raised the need to […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Gradual rate hikes in the US are the best option, says Fed’s Mester

November 9, 2017


A gradual increase in interest rates is the best way to deal with inflation and support the U.S. economy, Loretta Mester, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, told CNBC Thursday. “I think a gradual path is […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Fed’s Williams sees good outlook, 2-3 rate hikes this year

May 16, 2016


With the U.S. economic outlook “definitely looking good,” the U.S. central bank is on the cusp of deciding whether to raise rates at any of its next few meetings, San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams said on Friday. […]