By Megan Henney Published April 30, 2019 The Fed FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video Don't see a recession at least in the next couple years, the US economy is strong: Calamos CEO Calamos CEO John Koudounis on the outlook for the U.S. economy, Federal Reserve policy and the state of the markets. The Federal Reserve is widely expected to leave interest rates unchanged during its two-day meeting this week, as policymakers look to strike a balance between the U.S. better-than-expected GDP report last week and overarching fears about global economic growth. Continue Reading Below Most economists anticipate the U.S. central bank will keep the benchmark federal funds rate at 2.25 percent to 2.5 percent. “It’s going to be a little bit more non-event this time, as we sort of get used to what the more-patient Fed is going to look like here,” Michael Reynolds, the investment strategy officer at Glenmede, told FOX … [Read more...] about What to expect from the Fed’s meeting this week
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | For Some, the Shutdown Isn’t About Politics. It’s About Bills and Groceries. Supported by On Politics With Lisa Lerer ByLisa Lerer Jan. 7, 2019 Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Lisa Lerer, your host. [Get On Politics delivered to your inbox.] For Júlia Quintana, a janitor at the Department of Agriculture, the government shutdown isn’t about building a border wall or standing up to President Trump. It’s about groceries. More specifically, it’s about being able to feed the three people living in her home: Ms. Quintana, her disabled mother and her 3-year-old grandson. “I had put a lot of food in the freezer and we’re taking it all out. The last fish and the last shrimp and the last chicken is all we’re … [Read more...] about For Some, the Shutdown Isn’t About Politics. It’s About Bills and Groceries.
World International Affairs Donald Trump China has warned that “many” of its citizens are now afraid to travel to Canada, fearing they could be targeted after the arrest of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver. Lu Kang, China’s foreign ministry spokesman, called the detention of Meng “wrong practice,” the BBC reported on Thursday. "I can point out that, since the Canadian government took the wrong action at the request of the U.S. and took Meng Wanzhou into custody, many Chinese are wondering if their trips to Canada are safe,” Lu said. Throughout China, there has been an increasing perception that Meng’s arrest was a “political kidnapping” carried out in conjunction with the United States, South China Morning Post indicated. The Hong Kong-based newspaper previously reported that leading Chinese tech firms have warned employees against all but “essential” travel to the U.S. Those who must travel to … [Read more...] about Political Kidnapping? China Says ‘Many’ Citizens Concerned About Travel to Canada After Meng Wanzhou Arrest
By Wayne ColeSYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian markets faced a fraught session on Wednesday as conflicting reports deepened confusion over Sino-U.S. trade, while sterling was battered by talk of an imminent party coup against British Prime Minister Theresa May.gi Investors also had a wary eye on events in Strasbourg, where a lone gunman shot dead at least four people and wounded 11 others near a Christmas market.The European Parliament, which is sitting in Strasbourg this week, was put into lockdown.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan <.MIAPJ0000PUS> firmed 0.09 percent in sporadic early trading.Nikkei futures <NKc1> hinted at a modest opening bounce after two days of losses, while E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 <ECc1> edged up 0.07 percent.Sterling slid on reports Conservative lawmakers could vote on a no confidence motion in May's leadership as soon as Wednesday night.The political ructions come a day after her decision to delay a vote in … [Read more...] about Asia stocks cautious, pound pummelled by politics
Follow Us: Visit The Upshot on Facebook Visit The Upshot on Twitter Follow The Upshot via RSS Get the Upshot in your Inbox The Upshot By EMILY BADGER, QUOCTRUNG BUI and ADAM PEARCE NOV. 10, 2018 After a generation of steady losses, Democrats picked up seven state legislative chambers and seven governor’s mansions. Related Article Over the past 25 years, Republicans have methodically consolidated power in state legislatures, taking both chambers in every Southern state, flipping long-Democratic Midwestern strongholds and claiming new territory like West Virginia. Heading into the midterm elections, they controlled two-thirds of all state legislative bodies. Newly energized activists and donors on the left had hoped to begin rolling back that trend this year, and on Tuesday Democrats took a big step, netting about 250 state legislative seats. But their major victories all came in states Hillary Clinton won in 2016. Their road back to simple … [Read more...] about Republicans Dominate State Politics. But Democrats Made a Dent This Year.