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Die Schuldenuhr tickt - Trump treibt US-Defizit in die Höhe

20 Jan 2020

Washington/Berlin US-Präsident Donald Trump will in die Geschichte eingehen - und wird dabei wohl auch ein Kapitel als Schuldenmacher schreiben.

U.S. economy expands modestly but trade tensions weigh, Fed survey shows

15 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. economy expanded at a modest pace through the final six weeks of 2019 but uncertainty over U.S. trade policy continued to hurt firms, a survey conducted by the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday.

Fed's George says keeping interest rates on hold 'appropriate' for now

14 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve is right to keep interest rates unchanged for the time being given the overall health of the U.S. economy, Kansas City Fed Bank President Esther George said on Tuesday.

Fed's 2014 'normalization' debate sowed seeds for today's hot labor market

10 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON By late 2014, U.S. central bankers knew the crisis-driven era of near-zero interest rates might be about to end and that they could within weeks approve the first U.S. rate hike in eight years.

Fed policymakers see U.S. economy on good footing

13 Dec 2019

The U.S. economy is doing well and looks set to stay that way next year, two top Federal Reserve policymakers said on Friday, remarks that suggest they are content to leave interest rates where they are.

Fed keeps rates on hold, points to 'favorable' economic outlook next year

12 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday held interest rates steady and signaled borrowing costs will not change anytime soon, with moderate economic growth and historically low unemployment expected to persist through the 2020 presidential election. | Video

Explainer - What the U.S. Federal Reserve will be watching in 2020

12 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged when it wraps up its final policy meeting of the year on Wednesday.

Explainer: What the U.S. Federal Reserve will be watching in 2020

11 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged when it wraps up its final policy meeting of the year on Wednesday.

As Fed reiterates rate pause, forecasts likely to be blown off course

08 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON Friday's booming U.S. jobs report should give the Federal Reserve all it needs to stick to its plan not to cut interest rates further in the near future, so when U.S. central bankers meet this week, most of the focus will be on their outlook for next year and beyond.

U.S. existing home sales rise more than expected in October

21 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. home sales increased more than expected in October and house prices rose at the fastest pace in more than two years amid lower mortgage rates and a shortage of properties for sale.

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