Better than expected economic data gives the Fed some leeway on recasting its monetary policy but economists expect the central bank to watch for domestic and global cues before making any changes.
Stephen Foreman at Oxford Economics expects the Boeing production cuts to cause an output contraction of just 0.4 percent in the U.S. aerospace products and parts industry in 2019.
The S&P 500 may see a profit slowdown, its first in nearly 3 years, but a modestly encouraging economic outlook will cushion the blow, Lydia Boussour, senior U.S. economist at Oxford Economics,...
Senior economist Boris Glass said the U.K. economy has foregone economic activity of £6.6 billion in each of the 10 quarters since the 2016 referendum.
Post-Brexit changes in import arrangements will make some grocery items expensive at local stores and make some disappear from shelves, an ING analyst has said.
Analysts tell International Business Times that Trump wants to avoid the embarrassment of another failure in high-stake talks.
Tim McCusker, the chief investment officer at NEPC, told International Business Times that China’s bets on AI make for attractive investment opportunities.
Chief investment strategist Yung-Yu Ma, who is bullish on mid-caps, also sees better risk-reward tradeoffs in U.S. and Chinese equity markets.
The U.S. and China are expected to strike a trade deal in April that will benefit agricultural commodities such as corn and sorghum, Terry Reilly told International Business Times.
The Fed is expected to remain “patient” and hold the rates Wednesday but more than half of the 31 analysts polled, still expect the central bank to hike rates once this year.
ABN Amro senior economist Arjen van Dijkhuizen said the slowdown in Chinese trade growth is bottoming out and the country’s economy will start stabilizing from Q2 2019.
The fears over tightening credit supply are overblown, but it is also a reason for the Fed to pause its policy, the head of U.S. financial markets at Oxford Economics said.
Slower U.S. growth expectations and the Federal Reserve’s more gradual approach towards interest rate hikes will weigh on the U.S. dollar in the second half of the year, analysts said in a poll...
The direct and indirect economic effects will become meaningful if the shutdown continues, and the market’s benign assessment will have a downward risk, economists tell International Business Times.
The U.S. economy will be more resilient than other major global economies as it benefits from fiscal stimulus measures of the previous year, Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS Markit, has said.
The University of San Diego School of Business professor said cross-border mergers and acquisitions will become more difficult going forward.
Hedge funds have had a lackluster year and senior and mid-level investment professionals, especially at the smaller firms, may see bonuses down by 20 percent or more.
Cautious home buyers, rising interest rates, tax law changes and a mountain of student loan debt are holding back the housing market. But analysts told the International Business Times that there is no bubble building up, unlike in 2008.
Analysts told International Business Times that the truce is unlikely to have any impact on the U.S. economy, and will be extended after the 90-day initial period.
Analysts say a positive Trump-Xi meeting at the G20 summit may have a positive result: make the U.S. hold back from further raising tariffs on Chinese exports from Jan. 1, 2019.