From the Atlanta Fed: GDPNowThe GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the first quarter of 2018 is 1.9 percent on March 14, down from 2.5 percent on March 9. After yesterday's Consumer Price Index release from the U.S. Show More Summary
Wall Street is worried stronger wage growth will lead the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates more quickly. Evidence from the Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker suggests the rate of increase in earnings peaked in 2016 and has been...Show More Summary
ECONOMY READY TO ROCK? Wow: The Atlanta Fed said the U.S. economy will grow at 5.4% in the first quarter of 2018. If that forecast holds, it’ll be the best quarter since the Great Recession ended in 2009. http://cvote.it/2E3oCUP BIGGER PAYCHECKS Employers have until Feb. 15 to make changes to paycheck withholding due to the new tax [...]
The Atlanta Fed’s GDP forecast model for Q1 was just increased to 5.4%. The post Atlanta Fed Q1 GDP Forecasts Skyrockets To 5.4% As Manufacturing Payrolls Highest Since January 2009 was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Since his inauguration President Trump has focused his efforts on the security of the country and on the prosperity of its economy. The results of his actions are historic. The US GDP has increased each quarter in 2017 with the 3rdShow More Summary
The Atlanta Fed's GDPNow model forecasts 5.4% gross domestic product-growth in the first quarter. That's much higher than what even the most bullish economists expect, but is based on only one month's worth of data for the quarter. Many...Show More Summary
IF THIS PANS OUT, IT’S HUGE: Economy to grow at 5.4% rate in first quarter, Atlanta Fed tracker shows.
The first estimate of Q4 GDP may have been a dud, with soaring imports resulting in a disappointing 2.6% annualized print, but that hasn't stopped the Atlanta Fed to unveil its most bullish GDP forecast in years: moments ago, the regional...Show More Summary
On Thursday evening at Symphony Hall, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, led by music director Robert Spano, performed a concert of music by Kurth, Bernstein and Beethoven, with mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano and pianist Jorge Federico Osorio as guest solo artists. The program will be repeated on Saturday at Symphony Hall. The concert marked Spano’s first appearance...
US Real GDP seems to be booming (see yesterday’s Atlanta Fed GDPNow Report for 4.2% growth) while The Fed continues to raise their target rate and unwinding its $4.4 trillion balance sheet. The post US Treasury 10Y Yield Highest Since...Show More Summary
The Atlanta Fed’s GDPNow forecast model puts Q1 GDP at 4.2%. The initial GDPNow model forecast for real GDP growth (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the first quarter of 2018 is 4.2 percent The post Atlanta Fed GDPNow Q1 Forecast at … 4.2% (Will Fed Feel More Comfortable Raising Their Target Rate?) was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
US unemployment has fallen to a 17-year low of 4.1%, raising the question of whether the economy has reached full employment. A new analysis from the Atlanta Fed shows the jobless rate would be higher if adjusted for key demographicShow More Summary
Fed's Beige Book "This report was prepared at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta based on information collected on or before January 8, 2018."Reports from the 12 Federal Reserve Districts indicated that the economy continued to expand...Show More Summary
Financial Regulation: Fit for New Technologies? Larry D. Wall Atlanta Fed, January 4, 2018 In a recent interview, the computer scientist Andrew Ng said, “Just as electricity transformed almost everything 100 years ago, today I actually...Show More Summary
In January reading: Firms' inflation expectations declined slightly to 2.0 percent over the year ahead. Sales levels and profit margins both improved during the month, reaching their highest values since the survey began in October 2011. On average, year-over-year unit costs increased to 2.0 percent.READ MORE www.metrointel.com
Plus, Chick-fil-A fed stranded passengers in Atlanta, and more food news KFC is hopping on the tiny food trend. The brand released its own tiny food video and served $5 fill-up boxes one-twelfth their normal size. The miniature meals,...Show More Summary
Atlanta | Is a conundrum worse than a dilemma? The post Banks and the Fed’s Duration Trap was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Guest post by Joe Hoft President Trump’s policies have decreased the Debt to GDP ratio by 1% while at the same time the Atlanta Fed announced yesterday that the 4th Quarter GDP estimates have increased by 0.2% to 3.4%. Since his inauguration...Show More Summary
An Illinois man who federal prosecutors say worked as a spokesman for a "darknet" marketplace for illicit internet commerce has been charged in Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) — An Illinois man who federal prosecutors say worked as a spokesman for a "darknet" marketplace for illicit internet commerce has been charged in Atlanta. Authorities say AlphaBay was the internet's largest darknet siteShow More Summary