united states

The economic data over the week was supportive of the fact that the U.S. economy may have advanced at a strong pace in the second quarter of the year. Reports over the week included the retail sales figures and industrial production numbers. Data from the U.S. Department of Commerce showed that retail sales got a boost from consumer spendi...

2018-07-25 John Benjamin Read more
Yellen_Dollar rallies

The U.S. Federal Reserve Chair, Janet Yellen gave her first speech of the year on Thursday, speaking at a Town Hall meeting in Washington D.C. Addressing a group of economic teachers at the event, Ms. Yellen gave a vote of confidence on the U.S. economy noting that she has no major worries about the economy in the short term. Ms. Yellen remained...

2017-01-13 John Benjamin Read more