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Sep 12, 2019 - 09:06:32 PDT

CEOs Abandon Ship: Record 159 Exits in August as Overall Layoffs Surge

Reports by Challenger, a global outplacement and business firm, shows record CEO churn and growing corporate layoffs

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Sep 12, 2019 - 08:19:07 PDT

It Now Costs $350,000 a Year to Live a Middle-Class Life in a Big City

Thanks to inflation, it has gotten a lot more expensive. The median wealth of middle-income Americans has stayed flat for years.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 08:17:20 PDT

California Approves Statewide Rent Control to Ease Housing Crisis - NYT

The measure, affecting millions of tenants, is the biggest step in a nationwide surge of initiatives to address rising costs and homelessness.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 08:09:45 PDT

Mortgage Rates Have Jumped - but Could They One Day Fall to Zero?

Mortgage rates rose on a weekly basis, even as President Trump called for the Fed to take its target interest rates negative.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 08:04:11 PDT

Economists Don’t See Path to 3% Growth in 2019 - WSJ

Forecasters expect economic growth will slow to 1.7% in 2020 and will be 1.9% in 2021.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 07:26:20 PDT

Draghi Fumbles As Market Realizes ECB Can Only Do QE For 12 Months

"So much for the infinity QE. Assuming that the capital key is sacrosanct, they cannot boost the size of their balance sheet in a meaningful way without an increase in the issuer limit."

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Sep 12, 2019 - 06:48:46 PDT

U.S. Money Fund Assets Grow to Highest Since October 2009

Assets of money funds, which are seen as being nearly as safe as bank accounts, climbed by $24.57 billion to $3.355 trillion in the week ended Sept. 10, the Money Fund Report said.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 06:44:23 PDT

China Stimulus Feared ‘Too Little, Too Late’ - FT

“We believe there’s an increasing risk that the policy is running behind the curve,” said Helen Qiao, chief greater China economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 06:24:03 PDT

Mnuchin: The Treasury Is 'Seriously Considering' Issuing a 50-Year Bond

The U.S. could be issuing 50-year bonds as soon as next year as the government looks for cheaper and longer-term ways to finance its burgeoning debt load, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tells CNBC.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 06:23:29 PDT

Core Consumer Prices Surge At Fastest Rate Since 2008

The surge in inflation was led by a jump in Goods prices...

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Sep 12, 2019 - 05:24:58 PDT

ECB Press Conference - September 12, 8:30 ET Draghi Speech Live Stream

Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank (ECB), is scheduled to deliver his remarks on monetary policy outlook in a press conference at 12:30 GMT. In a widely expected decision, the ECB today announced that it lowered the rate on deposit facility by 10 basis points to -0.5% as expected.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 05:21:51 PDT

Trump: ECB is 'Succeeding' at Depreciating the Euro While the Fed 'Sits'

European Central Bank, acting quickly, Cuts Rates 10 Basis Points. They are trying, and succeeding, in depreciating the Euro against the VERY strong Dollar, hurting U.S. exports.... And the Fed sits, and sits, and sits. They get paid to borrow money, while we are paying interest!

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Sep 12, 2019 - 05:13:45 PDT

The Bullish American Consumption Story Is Showing Cracks

The consumer is beginning to worry...

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Sep 12, 2019 - 05:11:34 PDT

Swiss Bank Group Lambasts Negative Rates for Damaging the Economy

The Swiss Bankers Association criticized the central bank’s policy of negative rates, saying it was causing “massive structural damage” to the economy.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 04:47:49 PDT

ECB Cuts Its Deposit Rate, Launches New Bond-Buying Program

The central bank’s quantitative easing program will entail 20 billion euros per month of asset purchases for as long as it deems necessary.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 04:40:34 PDT

Gold Recovers on Short-Covering Ahead of ECB

Gold erased earlier losses on Thursday as investors covered short positions ahead of a European Central Bank meeting, but improved risk appetite on hopes of a thaw in U.S.-China trade tensions limited the bullion's advance.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 04:39:23 PDT

Dutch Parliament Tells ECB's Draghi It Opposes 'Tiered' Rates

Dutch parliament on Wednesday sent a formal letter to the European Central Bank underlining its opposition to a policy under consideration that...

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Sep 12, 2019 - 04:37:07 PDT

The ECB Decision Is Coming — Here’s What to Expect

The ECB will announce its decision at 1:45 p.m. local time (7:45 a.m. Eastern), followed by a news conference with President Mario Draghi at 2:30 p.m. Economists at Goldman Sachs said most of the measures will be revealed in the announcement, rather than the Draghi press conference.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 04:35:57 PDT

US Treasury Yields Flat Ahead of Consumer Inflation Data, ECB Decision

U.S. government debt yields rose Thursday morning, as traders looked ahead to fresh data and a rate decision by the European Central Bank (ECB).

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Sep 12, 2019 - 04:34:23 PDT

How Low Can Europe’s Sub-Zero Rates Go? Not Much Further - Bloomberg

The ECB's hand may be stayed by critically weak banks and the risk of trade hostilities with the U.S.

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