Category: US economy

Crypto, Equity, Metal Markets Plunge as Tech Earnings Disappoint and US Economic Weakness Deepens

Equity markets began the day in the red following the latest corporate earnings reports from some of the world’s largest firms, including Microsoft. The tech giant’s recent conference call was…

All Eyes on the Next Fed Meeting: Market Trajectories Hinge on Decision

Equities, precious metals, and cryptocurrencies have been on a tear during the last three weeks of 2023, and all eyes are now focused on the next Federal Open Market Committee…

Professor Steve Hanke Says US Economy Was Flat Over the Last Year, but Stresses ‘It’s Going to Hit South’

Amid the chaotic economy, plagued with central bank tinkering, supply chain issues, and red-hot inflation, the professor of applied economics at Johns Hopkins University, Steve Hanke believes a “pretty big…

Invesco Strategist Warns the Fed Is ‘Playing a Dangerous Game’ That Could Lead to ‘Significant Recession’

The chief global market strategist at Invesco, a global investment firm with $1.3 trillion under management, has warned that the Federal Reserve is playing “a dangerous game” with its 75-basis-point…

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Warns Recession Could Hit in 6 Months, Stock Market Could Drop 20% More — ‘This Is Serious Stuff’

The CEO of global investment bank JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon, has warned that the U.S. economy could tip into recession in six to nine months. “This is serious stuff,” the executive…

‘Investors Are Running out of Havens’ — Erratic Behavior in US Bond Markets Points to Deep Recession, Elevated Sovereign Risk

Yields on long-dated U.S. Treasuries have been erratic this year and this week, the 10-year Treasury yield crossed 3.5% for the first time in a decade. Following the Fed’s 75bps…

As Biden Drains the SPR Down to 1984 Levels, Chinese State Media Claims US Dollar ‘Is Once Again the World’s Problem’

Two days ago, U.S. president Joe Biden was criticized for claiming inflation in America hasn’t increased during the past few months. “I’m telling the American people that we’re going to…