Red-hot US economy cools down
- How can Wall Street rise again? Scherer, Ron // Christian Science Monitor;3/19/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 78, p1
Anticipates that the United States Federal Reserve will cut interest rates, as a means to boost the slowing economy.
- Public rates to drop in 85. // ABA Banking Journal;Dec84, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p116
Reports on developments relevant to public expectations and prospects for interest rates and the economy in the U.S. compiled as of December 1984. Decrease in interest rates; Improvement of the economy; Consumer perceptions of economic conditions.
- Greenspan's rate hike: Stocks face darker times but bonds look brighter. Sivy, Micheal // Money;May97, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p182
Editorial. Asserts that US Federal Reserve's March 1997 short-term interest-rate increase will have a negative impact on the American economy. The role of the Federal Reserve chairman, Alan Greenspan; The contention that further increases are imminent; The belief that stocks will be hit harder...
- FOMC Leaves Rates Unchanged. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;08/23/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30960, p2
Highlights the decision of the United States Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to leave short-term interest rates unchanged amid signs of slower economic growth and stable inflation. Anticipated course of action by the U.S. FOMC; Rationale for the decision of the U.S. F.O.M.C.; Threat of...
- Market Ponders Data, Looming Rate Cut. Barnett, Chip // Bond Buyer;02/27/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31085, p2
Focuses on bond market professionals' anticipation of United States (U.S.) Federal Reserve Board chairman Alan Greenspan's testimony to the U.S. Congress. Possibility of an interest rate cut; List of economic data reports.
- The Fed Plays a Confidence Game. Scarry, Donald M. // Business News New Jersey;05/08/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 19, p20
Focuses on economic conditions in New Jersey and across the United States, as of May 8, 2001. Level of consumer confidence; Effects of federal interest rate cuts on the economy.
- Fed must move decisively to calm skittish markets. // Crain's Chicago Business;03/26/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 13, p10
Argues that the United States Federal Reserve Board should act decisively to speed up an economic recovery. Impact of an interest rate reduction; Reduction of short-term interest rates by a half-point; Overall effect of rate reductions on the economy.
- As interest rates fall, consumers recover some of their confidence. Dillin, John; Steindorf, Sara // Christian Science Monitor;5/9/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 115, p2
Discusses economic conditions in the United States. Idea that consumer confidence is rising; Outlook for recession in the country; Decrease in interest rates in the U.S.; Other problems, including the increase of labor costs.
- Interest Rates. // Economic Trends (07482922);Mar2000, p6
Presents information on interest rates in the United States as of March, 2000. Possible effects of a Federal budget surplus and reduction of Treasury debt; Indications that a recession may be imminent; Relationship between interest rates and economic conditions.