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Chief economist update: It's a holiday for the Fed
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 31 JAN 2020
... the Fed will cut rates at its September meeting is at 71.5%. Looking at current US stats, there's a case for both. US GDP growth accelerated at an annualised quarterly rate of 2.1% in December 2019 (from 1.1% in 2018) and the unemployment rate dropped ...
Chief economist update: The fear of Brexit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
... stalled. The Eurozone's GDP growth, itself, has decelerated from 0.4% in the first quarter to 0.2% in the third quarter. US GDP growth slowed to an annualised rate of 2.1% from 3.1% -- but it's the UK economy that's still responding to the ...
Chief economist update: US recession a sure thing
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 19 AUG 2019
... the spread and GDP growth suggests that real GDP will grow at about a 1.7% rate over the next year." As it turned out, US GDP contracted at annualised growth rate of 2.3% in the March 2008 quarter and by 8.4% at the end of 2008. So close yet so far off. ...
Chief economist update: Currency manipulators beware
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUL 2019
... spending spent inside the US of A instead of leaking to other countries through purchases of imported products and services. US GDP growth of 4%-6% here America comes! Yippee-kay-yay! Trump's promise made, Trump's promise delivered. This state ...
Chief economist update: The Fed should act now
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAR 2019
... financial crisis/Russian debt default/LTCM collapse at the time. The US economy was still doing swell, thank you very much. US GDP grew by 4.9% in the year to December 1998, non-farm payrolls were growing at around 2.5% in the same year and inflation ...
Chief economist update: US economic growth is slowing and accelerating
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2019
... continues to accelerate in the last quarter of 2018. Both are correct statements. It only depends what measurement of US GDP growth rate is used. The US Bureau of Economic Analysis' (BEA) uses the "annualised growth rate" to measure changes in the ...
Chief economist update: Is the US about to join the global slowdown club?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 15 FEB 2019
... December from 4.2% in November and 4.7% in October. As such, the Atlanta Fed's GDPNow forecast model now predicts US GDP growth of 1.5% (annualised) in the December 2018 quarter - nearly halving the 2.7% rate the model predicted only a week before ...
Fed steady with a slight chance of a rate cut
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 10 JAN 2019
... labor market conditions continuing to strengthen, and inflation near the Committee's objective". No problems here. US GDP expanded by 3.0% in the year to the third quarter of 2018, up from 2.9% in the previous quarter and the fastest growth rate ...
EM bonds attractive despite pullback: Eaton Vance
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 JUL 2018
... in the US, we have low but rising inflation as the Federal Reserve unwinds its balance sheet and gradually hikes rates. US GDP growth has been slow and steady, averaging around 2% the past few years," she said. "In EM, the picture is quite different. ...
Chief economist update: US inflation hits target
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 2 JUL 2018
... straight month of slowing) from 0.5% in April. This suggests another small contribution from the biggest contributor to US GDP growth (70%) in the second quarter. Recall that the first quarter US National Accounts showed the contribution from personal ...
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