By | Reuters | 3 months 1 week ago | Business
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve will likely need to keep raising U.S. interest rates to keep inflation under control, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in a speech on the economic outlook that did not address the economic risks of rising trade tensions.
By Martha C. White and Lucy Bayly | NBC | 3 months 1 week ago | Business
"Short of the tariffs situation, our economy looks pretty good," said one economist.
By | FOX Business | 3 months 1 week ago | Business
We need to look at the bigger picture and not read too much into the month-to-month variations.
By JIM TANKERSLEY | NYT | 3 months 1 week ago | Business
Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chairman, testifying before the Senate Banking Committee in March. Economists and analysts are looking for signs of how a potential trade war will affect the Fed’s plans to continue gradually raising interest rates this year.
By | CNN Money | 3 months 1 week ago | Business
The March jobs report was slightly disappointing, but it shouldn't set off alarm bells about the economy.
By Preeti Varathan | Quartz | 3 months 1 week ago | Business
The latest numbers from the US Labor Department show that the jobs picture in America is largely unchanged. Overall, that’s positive—except for that nagging problem of slow growth in wages. The good news remains the same: March was the 90th consecutive month of job gains. Unemployment stands at 4.1%. The rates for men, women, teens, white Americans and black Americans showed little change in...