Economy

US Federal Reserve chair says economy at ‘inflection point'

48 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

The economy is about to 'start growing more quickly' even as COVID remains a risk, Powell says.
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Fed Chief Says U.S. Economy Is at an ‘Inflection Point' as Risks Remain

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

“It's going to be smart if people can continue to socially distance and wear masks,” Jerome Powell said on “60 Minutes.”
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Myanmar Crisis Looms With Warnings Economy Will Shrink Up to 20%

6 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Investors are fleeing and businesses are teetering close to the financial edge as the junta's crackdown worsens.
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Fed's Powell sees US boom ahead, with COVID still a risk

7 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy is poised for an extended period of strong growth and hiring, the chair of the Federal Reserve said in an interview broadcast Sunday, though the...
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New York's lockdown self-harm and other commentary

New York's lockdown self-harm and other commentary

11 hours ago   |   New York Post

Economy desk: NY's Lockdown Self-Harm The “Great Lockdown” of 2020, laments The Wall Street Journal's editorial board, involved massive, “self-inflicted” harm - but some states...
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Fed Chair Jerome Powell says the greatest risk to the US economic rebound is another wave of the coronavirus

Fed Chair Jerome Powell says the greatest risk to the US economic rebound is another wave of the coronavirus

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the US economy is about to start growing "much more quickly," but a resurgence in COVID-19 cases could derail...
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Fed Reserve chairman gives rosy economic forecast as Pelosi pushes back

Fed Reserve chairman gives rosy economic forecast as Pelosi pushes back

13 hours ago   |   New York Post

He cautioned that the biggest risk to the economy is if COVID-19 cases begin to surge again if people stop wearing masks and maintain safe social distances.
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3 reasons why volatility could come roaring back to a stock market that's drifting along near record highs, according to UBS

3 reasons why volatility could come roaring back to a stock market that's drifting along near record highs, according to UBS

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Wall Street's key measure of stock-market volatility is at its lowest since the COVID-19 crisis took off in the US last year, but that calmness will...
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America's companies are struggling to hire workers back. It risks derailing the economic recovery

America's companies are struggling to hire workers back. It risks derailing the economic recovery

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The positive March jobs report showed a country on the brink of full reopening, with good news for the economy around the corner. But just reopening...
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IMF: Vaccine inequity threatens Mideast's economic recovery

19 hours ago   |   ABC News

Economies across the Middle East are recovering from the coronavirus pandemic faster than anticipated
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US Federal Reserve chair says economy at ‘inflection point'

The economy is about to 'start growing more quickly' even as COVID remains a risk, Powell says. Read more ...

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