Here is the collection of articles related to the US Economy
Economy, United States. 6 June, 2011, 19:15 A Question For Congressman Ron Paul
Ron Paul thinks that the government is defaulting through inflation all the time. Here’s a question for him from an ignorant outsider.
Economy, United States. 3 June, 2011, 22:23 United States: May 2011 Employment Report Shows Weak Labour Market
The May 2011 Job Report is a big disappointment. Unemployment rose to 9.1%, and non-farm payrolls were disappointing.
Economy, United States. 3 June, 2011, 17:25 Why Am I (Controversially) Confident In The US Dollar?
Long US dollar is among the most contentious ideas around, so I am (controversially) positive on US dollar as long as the debt ceiling can be lifted.
Economy, United States. 3 June, 2011, 2:20 Moody’s Threatens To Warn About Cutting US Debt Rating
Moody’s threatened to downgrade the US rating if the debt ceiling talks fail, while demanding credible plan of deficit reduction to keep a stable outlook.
Economy, United States. 2 June, 2011, 1:06 United States: Brace For The Slowdown
ISM manufacturing PMI confirms a slowdown in manufacturing sector, and employment figure disappoints. Brace for a period of slowdown again.
Economy, United States. 31 May, 2011, 19:23 Paul Volcker: The Fed Will Soon Have To Tighten Monetary Policy
While Ben Bernanke thinks that inflation is transitory, Paul Volcker thinks monetary policy of the US will be tightened soon as inflation accelerated.
Economy, United States. 6 May, 2011, 3:49 That’s Enough: Why Do You Still Think That US Dollar Is Doomed?
Now almost everyone thinks that the future has to be inflationary and US Tresuries will be dumped.
Economy, United States. 28 April, 2011, 21:35 United States: Q1 GDP Disappoints
The first quarter GDP growth slowed to 1.8% from 3.1% of the fourth quarter of last year.
Economy, United States. 28 April, 2011, 3:32 Ben Bernanke’s Press Briefing 27 April 2011 Highlights
Despite being a much hyped event, the event itself is pretty much a non-event.
Economy, United States. 28 April, 2011, 0:40 United States: Federal Reserve Maintains Interest Rate And QE2 Unchanged
The Federal Reserve FOMC announced to hold interest rate at 0 – 0.25%, and QE2 will continue until the end of June.
Economy, United States. 20 April, 2011, 7:07 US rates: Up or flat?
Interest Rates in the United States are likely to stay low for any foreseeable future.
Economy, United States. 19 April, 2011, 3:04 United States: What Do I Make Of The Downgrade
Welcome to a country with huge debt and deflation, being downgraded for more than 10 times in 10 years, and survived as if nothing has happened.
Economy, United States. 18 April, 2011, 21:12 Breaking: S&P Cuts The Outlook Of the United States To Negative
Rating for the United States remains at AAA, but the outlook was revised to negative.
Economy, United States. 13 April, 2011, 13:31 US Dollar In Other Possible World
No one is sure if that will definitely not happen, but in this other possible world, US dollar increases in value because of some not-so-mysterious reasons.
Economy, United States. 12 April, 2011, 22:17 United States: Trade Deficit Narrowed In February
US Trade deficit narrowed in February, probably because of Chinese New Year holiday (?)
Economy, United States. 12 April, 2011, 2:23 United States: Inflation Or Deflation
Although both headline and core inflation figures are both rising, the downward trend has not really been reversed.
Economy, United States. 17 March, 2011, 22:59 United States: CPI rose 0.5%, Core rose 0.2%
Headline inflation rose to 0.5%, higher than expectation, and core inflation rose to 0.2% vs. 0.1% consensus.
Economy, United States. 16 March, 2011, 4:38 United States: Economy On A “Firmer Footing”, Or Is It?
Monetary policy is largely unchanged despite more positive wordings. No words on the new risks from Japan.
Economy, United States. 10 March, 2011, 22:57 United States: Trade Gap Widened And Some Thoughts On Trade Balance With China
US Trade deficit widened in Jan 2011. Trade deficit with China widened as well, and it is likely that it will widen more in the coming months.
Economy, United States. 2 March, 2011, 0:05 United States: ISM Manufacturing Index Rose in February, Prices Continued To Rise
The ISM Manufacturing Index showed that manufacturing in the US expanded in fastest pace since May 2004. However, prices are rising, pointing to higher headline inflation.