The highlight of next week’s economic calendar will be the two-day meeting of Federal Reserve’s policy setting committee.
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The U.S. coal mining industry, long in decline, appears to be heading toward life support amid the recent plunge in energy prices.
Inflation is showing signs it could accelerate in the United States, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said in comments that back the view that the central bank will hike interest rates again this year.
Puerto Rican municipal bonds were tanking on Monday following a court ruling last week against government-backed pension reform.
The U.S. added 242,000 jobs in February, a healthy number that should help ease concerns the economy is falling back into a recession.
Analysts will be watching an influential Fed official for hints as to whether the central bank plans to raise rates again later this month.
The February jobs report could go a long way toward quashing concerns that the U.S. economy is falling back into a recession.
U.S. economists are increasingly split over whether or not the U.S. is headed into a recession.
The February jobs report, due out Friday, will highlight next week’s economic calendar.
The higher number – economic growth came in at 1% during the fourth quarter, up from an earlier 0.7% estimate and well above the 0.4% forecast by analysts -- is illusive because it’s essentially a ‘good’ bad number.