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.
As Democrats are widely expected to take the House, analysts said history shows it is not a bad thing for the markets.
Analysts told International Business Times that markets will reflect an expected slowdown in global growth next year.
Turkey’s central bank will prefer to watch October and November inflation before making a call on hiking rates in December, ABN Amro economist.
Investment strategist Hugh Johnson told International Business Times that the stocks are undervalued and the S&P could close the year higher than current levels.
Analysts spoke to International Business Times on how China’s policymakers have responded to Trump’s tariffs, and which countries will likely gain from the trade war.
But the 25 percent tariffs from January, 2019, could slow Chinese growth, raise U.S. inflation and put more downward pressure on emerging markets.
Analysts who spoke to International Business Times thought the deal gave the best possible outcome for Canada but offered little to the United States.
Analysts polled by International Business Times say the 2-10’s yield curve is not a reliable tool to indicate an upcoming recession, when the economy is doing strong.