Fed Sees Dim Outlook as Coronavirus Squeezes U.S. Economy

The Federal Reserve expressed concern Wednesday that the viral outbreak will act as a drag on the economy and hiring in the coming months and said it plans to keep its benchmark short-term interest rate pegged near zero. In a statement at the end of its policy-making meeting Wednesday, the Fed acknowledged that the economy … Read more Fed Sees Dim Outlook as Coronavirus Squeezes U.S. Economy

Special report: How the ‘red wall’ revisit looks for the Conservatives

The promise of Brexit and a wave of optimism won Conservatives votes, but the same areas in the North East face the worst of the economic fallout from the coronavirus crisis. Can the investment promises be kept? And under a new Labour under Keir Starmer is the ‘lending of votes’ over? SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube … Read more Special report: How the ‘red wall’ revisit looks for the Conservatives

China Becomes First Major Economy to Grow Since Covid-19 Pandemic

China became the first major economy to grow since the coronavirus pandemic began, recording an unexpectedly strong 3.2% expansion in the latest quarter as anti-virus lockdowns were lifted and factories and stores reopened. The growth reported Thursday was a dramatic improvement over the previous quarter’s 6.8% contraction – China’s worst performance since at least the … Read more China Becomes First Major Economy to Grow Since Covid-19 Pandemic

‘Things are really frickin’ grim’: A sober look at the US economy with Justin Wolfers | The Business

Data coming out of the US, like job creation, lending and business confidence, have been bouncing back from Covid-19 depths, but the rise in virus cases continues to grow and the economy remains under threat. Meanwhile, Wall Street marches higher, with months to a potentially destabilising election. Host of The Business Elysse Morgan speaks with … Read more ‘Things are really frickin’ grim’: A sober look at the US economy with Justin Wolfers | The Business

Wall Street Week – Full Show (07/10/2020)

Jul.10 — One of the most iconic brands in financial television returns for today’s issues and today’s world. This week’s Wall Street Week features David Westin’s interviews with Gov. Phil Murphy (D-NJ), Gov. Ned Lamont (D-CT), former U.S. Council of Economic Advisers Chair Glenn Hubbard, and Robin Hood Foundation CEO Wes Moore. The conversations highlight … Read more Wall Street Week – Full Show (07/10/2020)

First Look: “The Fourth Day” | Greenleaf | Oprah Winfrey Network

Grace discovers a key informant during her investigation into Edenvale Lending. Charity’s desire to honor the church’s past may threaten her future within it. Bishop decides to take the issue of the house into his own hands. For more on #Greenleaf, visit WatchOWN.tv/Greenleaf Check Out Greenleaf on iTunes: http://bit.ly/28TKXn0 Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN … Read more First Look: “The Fourth Day” | Greenleaf | Oprah Winfrey Network

Mr Bean helps WHO spread the word on how to protect yourself from COVID-19

Practicing hand hygiene, correct cough etiquette, physical distancing and knowing your symptoms are among the main ways people can protect themselves from COVID-19. The creators of the Mr Bean animated character are lending their support to the World Health Organization to raise awareness on these simple yet essential measures to prevent infection from the new … Read more Mr Bean helps WHO spread the word on how to protect yourself from COVID-19

Nitya Subramanian: Products and Protocol

Nitya Subramanian, product manager at Celo, discusses “Protocols and Products,” focusing on how building products is different in blockchain vs. more traditional centralized products. The key question for builders: What is the need I’m meeting, and who are the users? For projects seeking control over the end-user experience, such as with cryptocurrency wallets, typically the … Read more Nitya Subramanian: Products and Protocol

Powell: Fed Isn’t Even Thinking of Raising Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday that it will keep supplying all the help it can by buying bonds to maintain low borrowing rates and forecasting no rate hike through 2022. The Fed has cut its benchmark short-term rate to near zero. Keeping its rate ultra-low for more than two more years could make it … Read more Powell: Fed Isn’t Even Thinking of Raising Interest Rates

How much money does the world owe China? | Counting the Cost

China has been rapidly rolling out its Belt and Road Initiative to build new roads, ports and rail lines in mostly developing nations, extending the country’s reach across continents. China says the infrastructure will benefit countries while critics say China is extending unfair influence over others. Many nations have been rethinking their involvement amid accusations … Read more How much money does the world owe China? | Counting the Cost

Powell Says Fed ‘Days Away’ From Main Street Lending

May.29 — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell discusses the rollout of the central bank’s “Main Street” medium-sized business aid program, saying “we expect to start making loans in a few days.” He speaks at a virtual discussion at a Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies Princeton Reunion Talk event.

Which Equity Sectors Benefit as We Emerge From Lockdown?

May.25 — Eleanor Taylor Jolidon, co-head of Swiss & global equities at Union Bancaire Privee, discusses the Federal Reserve’s Main Street lending program and her views on the sectors which will benefit as the world slowly emerges from coronavirus lockdown measures. She speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”

NFL onside kick rule NEEDS TO CHANGE ! | Nothing Personal with David Samson

Download and subscribe to the Nothing Personal with David Samson podcast: https://plnk.to/NothingPersonal?to=page Today’s word of the day is ‘backdoor’ as in let’s talk about some new NFL rules. I am all for the new Onside Kick rule of getting rid of that and implementing a 4th and 15 instead. MLBPA responds to MLB health protocol … Read more NFL onside kick rule NEEDS TO CHANGE ! | Nothing Personal with David Samson