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weekly prices of brent and wti crude oil tick higher in the latest week to 6404 and 5475 per barrel respective
Weekly prices of Brent and WTI crude oil tick higher in the latest week, to $64.04 and $54.75 per barrel, respectively
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new orders for manufacturers durable goods fell for the third time in four months in may slipping 13 excluding
New orders for manufacturers’ durable goods fell for the third time in four months in May, slipping 1.3%. Excluding the transportation category, which saw a large drop in aircraft orders, new orders grew 0.3%
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why do us courts data show higher concentrations of chapter 13 bankruptcy filings in southern states
Why do U.S. Courts data show higher concentrations of Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings in Southern states? #econlowdown
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in a bloomberg interview bullard discussed his dissent at the fomcs june meeting it seemed to me like this was
In a Bloomberg interview, Bullard discussed his dissent at the FOMC’s June meeting: “It seemed to me like this was a good chance to make an insurance rate cut and try to re-center inflation and inflation expectations back at the 2% target”
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see the latest quarterly data on per capita personal income by state in fred how does your state compare
See the latest quarterly data on per capita personal income by state in FRED. How does your state compare?
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in a two part post the fred blog is explaining recent changes in the way the fed implements monetary policy
In a two-part post, the FRED Blog is explaining recent changes in the way the Fed implements monetary policy
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your economics textbook may still say the fed uses open market operations to influence the fed funds rate but
Your economics textbook may still say the Fed uses open market operations to influence the fed funds rate. But in today’s environment of ample bank reserves, the Fed uses different policy tools
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listen as president esther george discusses how she expanded the role of women at the jackson hole symposium i
Listen as @KansasCityFed President Esther George discusses how she expanded the role of women at the Jackson Hole Symposium in our #WomeninEconomics podcast
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st louis fed president jim bullard discussed recent monetary policy us economic growth and below target inflat
St. Louis Fed President Jim Bullard discussed recent monetary policy, U.S. economic growth and below-target inflation during an interview with Bloomberg
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what has no intrinsic value both bitcoin and the cash in your wallet learn other qualities they share
What has no intrinsic value? Both bitcoin and the cash in your wallet. Learn other qualities they share
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what prevents economic growth the latest cross country research shows unnecessary protectionism government mis
What prevents economic growth? The latest cross-country research shows unnecessary protectionism, government misallocation, corruption, and financial instability keep countries down
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in a possible future cash disappears and central banks issue electronic money for all
In a possible future, cash disappears and central banks issue electronic money for all
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fred has a new record holder the longest data series now belongs to a new addition population in england which
FRED has a new record holder: The longest data series now belongs to a new addition, Population in England, which dates back to 1086. Check it out here:
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corporate profits and employee wages have tracked each other closely for decadesuntil the mid 2000s when profi
Corporate profits and employee wages have tracked each other closely for decades—until the mid 2000s, when profits leaped out in front
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people often assume that a trade surplus is good and a trade deficit is bad but it s not that simple in fact t
People often assume that a trade surplus is good and a trade deficit is bad, but it's not that simple. In fact, the U.S. trade deficit says more about U.S. national and global saving than #trade policy #EconLowdown
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negative interest rates may seem ludicrous but not if they succeed in pushing people to invest in something mo
Negative interest rates may seem ludicrous, but not if they succeed in pushing people to invest in something more stimulating to the economy than government bonds
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what if the fed offered bank accounts directly to households and used the interest rate on the accounts as its
What if the Fed offered bank accounts directly to households and used the interest rate on the accounts as its main policy tool?
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us deficit widened in july to a five month high of 501 billion an increase of 95the largest percentage increas
U.S. #trade deficit widened in July to a five-month high of $50.1 billion, an increase of 9.5%—the largest percentage increase since March 2015
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the median us household has only 1100 in retirement account savings
The median U.S. household has only $1,100 in retirement account savings
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