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Fed officials fear lack of stimulus will stifle the US economic recovery, according to September meeting minutes

Summary List Placement Minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee's September 15-16 meeting show Federal Reserve officials raising concerns that a lack of new fiscal support could hinder the US economic recovery. FOMC participants "assumed the enactment of some additional policy support this year," according to the minutes.... go to Article >

Tony Hsieh once ran a radical organizational experiment that prompted 14% of employees to quit. Here's an inside look at how the late Zappos CEO...

4 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementOn March 24, Zappos' 1,500 or so employees got a memo from CEO Tony Hsieh. "This is a long email," it began. "Please take 30 minutes to read through the email in its entirety." It concerned the retailer's transition to... read more

S&P 500 and Nasdaq close at record highs as investors bet that a vaccine will drive an economic rebound

3 Days ago Finance Source: Markets.businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement US stocks gained on Tuesday as vaccine progress further boosted equities hit hardest by the pandemic. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite rose to record highs. Investors cheered Pfizer and BioNTech's application for... read more

Dow climbs 370 points as likelihood of divided government extends healthcare and tech rallies

29 Days ago Finance Source: Markets.businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement US stocks rallied further on Thursday as investors turned increasingly bullish toward the prospect of a divided government. Healthcare and tech stocks drove indexes higher. A split government would be unlikely to... read more

Spiking coronavirus cases could curb economic growth well into 2021, Dallas Fed President says

24 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Rising COVID-19 cases throughout the US could hinder the nation's economic recovery before it's complete, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said Tuesday. After posting record 33.1% annualized growth... read more

Goldman Sachs slashes US growth forecasts as spiking coronavirus cases drive economic slowdown

11 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Goldman Sachs has cut its US growth forecasts for the next two quarters, pegging their gloomier outlook on the "rapid and broad-based resurgence of the coronavirus." The bank lowered its fourth-quarter gross domestic... read more

Global stocks get lift from vaccine hopes, but Mnuchin's decision to nix Fed lending programs limits gains

14 Days ago Finance Source: Markets.businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Global stocks rose slightly on Friday, lifted by the COVID-19 vaccine sentiment, but US stock futures slipped after the Treasury's decision to allow several Federal Reserve emergency programs to expire soon. The... read more

Global shares ease, as weak US consumer spending revives fears over COVID-19 hit to the economy; Bitcoin hits $18,000

16 Days ago Finance Source: Markets.businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Global stocks eased, while safe-haven bonds gained on Wednesday, after a downbeat report of US consumer spending fed concern over the resilience of the world's largest economy, even after news in the last week of the... read more

Fed officials fear lack of stimulus will stifle the US economic recovery, according to September meeting minutes

58 Days ago Finance Source: Feedproxy.google.com

The Fed meeting came roughly three weeks before President Trump abruptly halted negotiations on a new bill in a Tuesday tweet. read more

Donald Trump just kicked the US economy in the teeth

59 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump just kicked the US economy in the teeth. On Tuesday afternoon he tweeted that he had ordered the White House to cease negotiations with Democrats for another coronavirus economic aid package until... read more

The economy will be just fine without more stimulus — but markets could sell off sharply, says one top strategist

45 Days ago Finance Source: Markets.businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement The US economic recovery can continue without fresh stimulus, but the lack of a near-term deal could rankle markets, Seema Shah, chief strategist at Principal Global Investors, said Tuesday. Passing another aid package... read more