[DENVER] Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said on Friday that it "bothers" him that banks now must borrow from each other overnight at higher rates than they would for longer...

THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

ON Oct 1, the US Institute of Supply Management Manufacturing data came out much worse than expected, causing a 2-day drop of 2.9 per cent. The figure grabbed financial news headlines, as the...

[WASHINGTON] Less than stellar US growth in recent weeks has caused many businesses to revise their outlooks and they now expect activity to weaken, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.

[WASHINGTON] American central bankers have grown more fearful, saying a global slowdown and President Donald Trump's trade wars could drag down hiring and the broader economy with it, meeting...

[GENEVA] The United States fell to second place behind Singapore in the World Economic Forum's flagship Global Competitiveness Report, with the slippage linked in part to President Donald Trump's...

[WASHINGTON] The American economy should continue its expansion, with strong jobs markets but with price pressures in check and inflation approaching the central bank's target, Federal Reserve...

[WASHINGTON] Crawling or stalling? That's the question hanging over the US economy amid fresh evidence the once-hot labour market is losing steam.

[WASHINGTON] American services industries, the main driver of the world's largest economy, deteriorated unexpectedly in September, falling to the weakest level in three years, according to an...

COMMENTARY

WHEN shockingly poor data on US manufacturing was released on Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump was ready with his usual response to any bad economic news: He blamed Federal Reserve chairman...

[EFFINGHAM, Illinois] The Federal Reserve has delivered a boost to the economy this year not only with interest-rate cuts but also because it shifted away from its earlier view that it would need...