Mr. Frank goes back to Washington

Mr. Frank goes back to Washington

Former Congressman to testify before Congress on Dodd-Frank impact

Happy 4th birthday Dodd-Frank! Everyone hates you

How effective has Dodd-Frank really been?

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Former CFPB head eyes White House?

The bubble’s last days; New HUD rule the “Common Core” of housing

Items Tagged with 'Economic outlook'


Bam! Nomura predicts GDP will double in 2015

But it won’t be because of housing
July 11, 2014
In its “The Economy Next Week” report published Friday, Nomura’s analysts predict that the U.S. gross domestic product will grow 1.5% year-over-year in 2014 and will more than double that growth (3.1%) in 2015.
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Spring is here but is housing ready?

Fannie Mae: Housing market brushes off winter hardships
March 20, 2014
The impact of the weakening housing market at the end of 2013 lingered around into the start of 2014. But this is expected to finally turn around as the industry heads into the second quarter and continue to build throughout the summer.
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Consumer confidence hits five-month high

Americans become more optimistic about the economy
January 28, 2014
Consumer confidence unexpectedly climbed to a five-month high in January as Americans became more optimistic about the economy and the labor market.
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Consumer confidence falls the most since Aug. 2011

October 29, 2013
Consumer confidence fell to its lowest level since August 2011 in October, as the government shutdown deflated any sense of optimism still lingering from the first part of the year.
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Consumer confidence stabilizes after a series of declines

September 12, 2013
Consumer confidence regained its footing and finally stabilized after four consecutive weeks of declines. Still, Americans maintain a pessimistic outlook when it comes to the economy overall.
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Economist suggests shaky recovery ahead

July 17, 2013
BNP economist Yelena Shulyatyeva says the recovery could be on shaky ground, in an interview recently.
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