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Greg Robb


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Recent articles by Greg:

Fed announces tighter rules to restrict trading by top officials

The Federal Reserve on Thursday announced new rules that will restrict active trading by top officials and senior staff. → Read More

Fed's Bullard sees real risk that inflation remains stubbornly high next year

St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said Thursday that he sees a real risk that inflation remains stubbornly high next year. → Read More

Fed tapering could begin in mid-November or mid-December: meeting minutes show

Meeting minutes of the Fed's Sept. 21-22 meeting show officials discussed that a slowdown of asset purchases could start in mid-November or mid-December → Read More

IMF says global economy is losing momentum

The global economy is losing momentum, hobbled by the coronavirus pandemic, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday. → Read More

‘Constrained, but enough for Fed tapering’: What economists are saying about the slowdown in job growth in September

Initial reactions from analysts and economists to the weaker-than-expected September jobs report. → Read More

Consumer credit grows in August at the smallest rate in seven months

Total consumer credit increased by $14.4 billion in August, down from a $17.3 billion gain in the prior month, the Federal Reserve said Thursday. → Read More

U.S. private sector payrolls jump in September, ADP says

Private-sector employment increased by 568000 in September, according to the ADP National Economic Report released Thursday. → Read More

Yellen says U.S. will sink into recession if Congress does not act on debt limit

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Tuesday the U.S. will face a recession if Congress does not address the debt limit. → Read More

U.S. factory orders jump in August

Orders for manufactured goods rose 1.2% in August, the Commerce Department said Monday. → Read More

Yellen throws cold water on trillion-dollar coin solution for debt ceiling stalemate

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday said "the only way" to avoid a default on the U.S. debt is for Congress to pass legislation to raise the debt... → Read More

Powell says factors pushing inflation higher could last until next summer

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said inflation will start coming down in coming months but getting it back to prior levels might not happen until next summer. → Read More

Senior House Republican defends Powell from Warren's criticism

Rep. Patrick McHenry, the ranking Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, on Thursday defended Fed Chairman Jerome Powell from criticism made... → Read More

Fed’s Harker says first interest rate hike may come late next year or early 2023

Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said Wednesday the Fed could hike rates for the first time late next year or early 2023. → Read More

Powell: Some bottlenecks sparking inflation have gotten worse

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that some of the supply-side bottlenecks behind the surge in inflation have "gotten worse." "Look at the... → Read More

Congress must raise or suspend debt limit by Oct. 18, Yellen says

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the Treasury Department is likely to exhaust extraordinary measures to keep from defaulting on its debt if... → Read More

Fed's Rosengren, under scrutiny for 2020 trading activity, to retire on Sept. 30

Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren announced Monday he will retire on Sept 30. In a statement, Rosengren said he moved up his long-planned retirement by... → Read More

Fed’s Evans says worried about not generating enough inflation

Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said Monday that despite the recent spike in inflation, he's still more worried economy won't generate enough inflation... → Read More

Hawks rule the roost at Fed, economists say

Hawks are ruling the roost at the Federal Reserve, a noted Fed watcher said Wednesday, amid Powell's dovish voice. → Read More

Fed officials say tapering ‘may soon be warranted’ and pencil in an earlier interest hike

Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday said that a tapering of bond-buying "may soon be warranted" and they penciled in a rate hike in 2022, earlier than... → Read More

U.S. jobless claims fall sharply to 310,000, a new low since COVID-19 pandemic began

Initial jobless claims fell by 35,000 to 310,000 in the week ended Sept. 4, the Labor Department said Thursday. → Read More