Daily Archives: Nov 16, 2018 at 07:45 am EDT

Fed Expected To Lift Rates Next Month, But A Pause May Follow

Economic headwinds may lead to a pause in 2019 for the Federal Reserve’s plans to raise interest rates, the central bank’s chairman said earlier this week. But Jerome Powell outlined a mostly positive view of the US economy and market sentiment continues to price in a moderately high probability that the Fed will lift its target rate at next month’s policy meeting.
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Macro Briefing: 16 November 2018

North Korea tests ‘high-tech’ weapon: CNN
Florida’s US Senate race headed for manual recount: Reuters
Brexit deal triggers political crisis; UK Prime Minister fights for survival: Reuters
S. East Asia may be forced to choose between US and China: Bloomberg
Fed considers a rate pause in 2019: Bloomberg
US District Court appears to indict WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange: NBC
Business inventories in US rose slightly in September: Reuters
US jobless claims rose last week but labor market remains tight: WSJ
NY and Philly Fed indexes show manufacturing sector still solid: MW
Oil-price slide points to end of  global reflation trend: Lance Roberts
US retail surged in October following back-to-back declines: MarketWatch