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Buffett said that while the economy looks healthy, it's not as strong as it was six months ago thanks to the trade war and coronavirus.
The strength of the U.S. economy will prove to be an important factor when voters head to the polls in November, according to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
Bernie Sanders' "very, very different" economic plan is unlikely to triumph over President Donald Trump's if he wins the Democratic Party presidential nomination, according to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
U.S. officials will have a better idea of how the coronavirus outbreak will impact the economy in "three or four weeks," U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday.
Central bank officials have indicated that they are content to keep policy on hold as they watch economic developments play out.
Despite market expectations for up to two cuts this year, Bostic said that unless there's a significant shift in economic performance, the Fed should stay put.
Deere beat earnings and revenue expectations for its fiscal first quarter.
That's contrary to the conventional Street wisdom which ties the low rates and money-printing to a market bull run that is less than a month away from its 11th anniversary
Indicators this week from the key Philadelphia and New York Federal Reserve districts showed a sharp rebound that far exceeded Wall Street expectations.
Fears that minimum wage increases for workers would crush small businesses and lead to job losses are overblown, according to the Q1 2020 CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose modestly last week, suggesting sustained labor market strength that could help to support the economy amid risks from the coronavirus and weak business investment.
"It can't be done overnight. It has to be done overtime. But with interest rates low, that gives us time," Phillip Swagel said Thursday.
The CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Confidence index climbed two points in the first quarter, from 59 to 61, as concerns over trade policy impacts lessened thanks to a trade deal with China and the signing of the USMCA.
The White House issued a vigorous defense of the Trump administration's economic agenda on Thursday, claiming credit for changing the trajectory of the nation's record expansion – while taking aim at the Obama administration's record.
Minutes from the January Federal Reserve meeting said the "current stance of monetary policy was appropriate."
U.S. producer prices increased by the most in more than a year in January, boosted by rises in the costs of services such as healthcare and hotel accommodation.
U.S. homebuilding fell less than expected in January while permits surged to a near 13-year high, pointing to sustained housing market strength amid lower mortgage rates.
Nearly 7 out of 10 employers reported talent shortages in 2019, a jump of 17 percentage points from just a year ago and more than three times higher than it was a decade ago.
The central banker, in an essay released Tuesday morning, backed the wait-and-see approach that his fellow voters on the Federal Open Market Committee have adopted
The Dallas Fed, which has the Permian basin in its economic region, expects the oil and gas sector to cut spending by 10% to 15% in 2020.