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Economic Fundamentals Remain Positive Despite Q1 Lows

The housing market might have had a rough start to the year, but according to Fannie Mae’s Economic and Housing Outlook released on Monday, this quarter seems to be a temporary headwind as a stimulative fiscal policy is expected to ...

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Domestic Spending to Spur Economic Growth

Mortgage rates and home sales are expected to rise in 2018 according to the latest economic and housing outlook by Fannie Mae. The report expects mortgage rates to rise 30 basis points to 4.4 percent by the end of 2018 ...

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FDIC Dodd-Frank Stress Test Scenarios Highlight Economic Expectations

Unemployment, exchange rates, prices, income, and interest rates are some of the economic factors that will reveal whether banks in the U.S. are armed with robust capital planning processes and sufficient capital to continue operations during times of economic or financial ...

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What Might a GDP-Targeted Monetary Policy Look Like?

There has been much speculation regarding the future of the Federal Reserve and the Federal Open Market Committee. Depending on the future decisions of the administration, what might a shift in monetary policy look like?

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GDP Growth Doesn’t Meet Expectations

According to estimates by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, GDP growth was stagnant in Q1 2017, not meeting the expectations of Wall Street, experts say that this may be an inflection point for the economy. Healthier business investment during the quarter indicated that the overall economy was performing better than the headline numbers would suggest.

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Fed Banks Predict Slowing GDP Growth

Two federal banks are forecasting a slowdown in GDP growth this quarter, with the Atlanta Fed predicting it to hit its lowest point in three years. The drop is a result of reduced consumer spending, the Fed reported. Predicted GDP growth has decreased significantly since the start of the year.

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