Despite increased volatility from the stock market during the past month, economic growth should be expected to continue following a strong 2018, financial leaders and economists said at the Maryland Bankers Association 12th Annual “First Friday” Economic Outlook Forum. While ...Read More »
Commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield’s macro economic report predicts another solid year in the U.S. Economy. Moderate growth of about 2.4 percent GDP is expected in 2016. That level of GDP growth, along with the anticipated job ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the U.S. economy is losing strength and repeated a pledge to take further steps to boost growth if hiring remains weak. The Fed took no new action after a two-day policy meeting. ...
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NEW YORK — Americans are feeling better about the economy again, but will it last this time? A widely watched barometer of consumer confidence surged in February to its highest level in a year as Americans took note of improving ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Economists are increasingly confident that some pillars of the U.S. economy will improve this year, but they still remain cautious in their expectations on the overall pace of economic growth. The National Association for Business Economics said ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve went further than ever Wednesday to assure consumers and businesses that they’ll be able to borrow cheaply well into the future. The Fed pushed back the date for any likely increase in its benchmark interest ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The job market is looking a little brighter at the start of the new year. Weekly unemployment benefit applications have fallen to levels last seen more than three years ago. Holiday sales were solid. Service companies grew a ...Read More »