Here is the collection of articles related to the US Economy
Economy, United States. 4 August, 2012, 13:09 July’s jobs report is probably not as good as it seems
There’s a few reasons why the US jobs report for July was not as good as the headline number suggested.
Economy, United States. 3 August, 2012, 20:35 US July nonfarm payrolls shows 163k net new jobs created; unemployment rate rose to 8.3%
US July nonfarm payrolls number shows that 163k of new jobs are added, while unemployment rate rose to 8.3%.
Economy, United States. 2 August, 2012, 12:24 10 things that stand out one year after the US rating downgrade
Here are 10 interesting developments which stand out 1 year after the US was downgraded.
Economy, United States. 2 August, 2012, 2:17 FOMC puts policy on hold, will provide additional accommodation as needed
The Fed has put policy on hold, and promise to provide additional accomodation “as needed”.
Economy, United States. 1 August, 2012, 22:14 ISM PMI points to continued weakness of US manufacturing in July
ISM manufacturing PMI points to continued weakness in manufacturing in the US.
Economy, United States. 1 August, 2012, 11:23 FOMC Preview: zero rate guidance to be extended to “mid 2015″
The Fed is expected to extend its zero-rate guidance to “through mid 2015″ while operation twist will be continued.
Economy, United States. 27 July, 2012, 20:36 US second quarter GDP increased by 1.5% annualised
The advance estimate of US second quarter GDP shows that the economic growth slow, but slightly better than consensus estimate. The annualised growth for the second quarter has slowed to 1.5%. The consensus is looking for a 1.4% annualised growth. The first quarter GDP was revised slightly upward to 2.0% from 1.9%, while the four [...]
Economy, United States. 26 July, 2012, 15:14 Chart: “Rubbish” indicator points to sharp slowdown in US economic activities
Waste carloads indicator is pointing to sharp slowdown in US economic activities.
Economy, United States. 2 July, 2012, 22:37 ISM PMI suggests that US manufacturing contracted in June
The ISM manufacturing PMI shows that manufacturing in the US is contracting for the first time since the recovery.
Economy, United States. 26 June, 2012, 13:28 Deutsche Bank: Consumer deleveraging will be completed within two years
Deutsche Bank projects that consumer deleveraging in the US still has about 2 years to go.
Economy, United States. 24 June, 2012, 18:52 Quantitative easing and the (lack of) responses in bond yields
Quantitative easing has done nothing to lower treasury yields. In fact, periods of quantitative easing were associated to rigins bond yields.
Economy, United States. 21 June, 2012, 3:50 Is the Fed admitting that they are running out of ammunition?
Dr. Bernanke seems to be having doubts on whether unconventional monetary policy tools actually work as he thought they would.
Economy, United States. 21 June, 2012, 2:07 FOMC extends operation twist through end of the year, growth forecast revised downward
The Federal Reserve FOMC has decided to extend the operation twist programme through the end of the year, while revises the growth forecast downward.
Economy, United States. 20 June, 2012, 13:09 FOMC meeting preview: what to expect
Here are some of the policy options that the Fed may do in the coming FOMC meeting, but none of them are going to be very useful.