Fed must move decisively to calm skittish markets
- FED CUTS AGAIN. // Business Mexico;Jun2001, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p14
Reports that mounting fears that the slumping economy could become a full-blown recession prompted the United States Federal Reserve Board to cut interest rates on May 15, 2001.
- Defying logic and gravity, economy chugs onward. Francis, David R. // Christian Science Monitor;3/30/99, Vol. 91 Issue 85, p2
Discusses the continued health of the United States economy as of March 1999 despite the myriad of reasons it should begin to flag. Overvalued stock market; Concerns over inflation failing to materialize; Economists admitting their confusion over the state of the economy; Federal Reserve Board...
- Shape of the downturn: V or U? Francis, David R. // Christian Science Monitor;2/14/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 56, p1
Discusses the outlook for the United States economy, as of February 14, 2001. Idea that the economy could recover quickly from its downturn; Outlook for the actions of U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan; Expectations for cuts in interest rates.
- Bear's swipe may be far-reaching. Francis, David R.; Scherer, Ron // Christian Science Monitor;3/14/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 75, p1
Discusses the economic downturn in the United States. Expectation that the U.S. Federal Reserve Board will lower interest rates; Effect of the stock market downturn on consumer spending and confidence; Outlook for the situation.
- Inflation shows its face--so far with a sleepy smile. Scherer, Ron // Christian Science Monitor;5/17/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 121, p2
Discusses the outlook for inflation in the United States, in light of the economic downturn in the U.S. and the idea that the Federal Reserve Board can cut interest rates to curb inflation.
- Too Little, Too Late? // Current Events;2/9/2001, Vol. 100 Issue 18, p2
Focuses on the vital role of the United States Federal Reserve Board in preventing an economic recession in the country in 2001. Federal Reserve Board's decision to lower interest rates, as part of its efforts in preventing a possible economic downturn; Depiction of the slow actions of the...
- Economy down, but looking up. Scherer, Ron // Christian Science Monitor;7/30/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 171, p1
Discusses the outlook for the United States economy. Projected effect of tax rebates, lower energy costs and interest rate cuts by the U.S. Federal Reserve on the economy; Risks in the recovery, according to economists.
- Elusive rebound is ever just ahead. Francis, David R. // Christian Science Monitor;8/20/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 186, p1
Discusses the outlook for the recovery of the United States economy as of August 20, 2001. Decrease in interest rates by the U.S. Federal Reserve Board; Outlook for consumer confidence; Decision of companies to lay off employees.
- Consumer Confidence at 2d-Highest. Del Giudice, Vincent // American Banker;05/31/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 104, p24
Reports on the confidence in the United States economy, due to its second-highest levels ever, in May 2000. Suggestion that interest rates will not curtail consumer spending soon after this record; Limited effect of a stock market decline and the Federal Reserve Board's increase of the...