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Jamie Dimon says economic boom fueled by deficit spending, vaccines could ‘easily run into 2023’

April 7, 2021

Via: CNBC

Jamie Dimon is bullish on the U.S. economy – at least for the next few years. In his annual shareholder letter, the long-time JPMorgan Chase chairman and CEO said he sees strong growth for the world’s biggest economy, thanks to […]


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Economy plunges 31.4% in spring but big rebound expected

September 30, 2020

Via: ABC News

The U.S. economy plunged at an unprecedented rate this spring and even with a record rebound expected in the just-ended third quarter, the U.S. economy will likely shrink this year, the first time that has happened since the Great Recession. […]


News

Many more likely sought US jobless aid as layoffs persist

September 24, 2020

Via: ABC News

The U.S. government will provide its latest snapshot Thursday of the pace of layoffs, which have remained elevated but have been declining as some sectors of the economy have rebounded in the six months since the viral pandemic erupted. The […]


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U.S. government secures 100 million doses of Pfizer, BioNTech vaccine for $2 billion

July 22, 2020

Via: Fortune

U.S. health officials agreed pay $1.95 billion for 100 million doses of a vaccine made by Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE, the latest step in an effort to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The companies will receive payment upon the receipt […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Treasury yields inch lower ahead of first bond auction of week

July 7, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. Treasury yields declined slightly in early Tuesday trade before a debt auction is expected to highlight the U.S. government’s ultra-low borrowing costs as the economy recovers from the coronavirus crisis. What are Treasurys doing? The 10-year Treasury note yield […]


Industries, Others

Boeing stock plunges again after coronavirus bailout quest spooks investors

March 18, 2020

Via: Fortune

Boeing Co.’s rout deepened as investors reacted with alarm to news that the planemaker is seeking at least $60 billion in U.S. government aid for itself and suppliers in a race to shore up cash to weather the coronavirus pandemic. […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

The 30-year Treasury bond yield plunges to an all-time low

August 14, 2019

Via: Market Watch

The yield for the longest-dated Treasury bond fell to its lowest level in history. Investors said the $22 trillion U.S. government debt market hit this key milestone on a combination of factors including the growing world of negative-yielding government bonds, […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Treasury yields slip amid market volatility; Fed meeting ahead

December 18, 2018

Via: CNBC

U.S. government debt prices rose on Tuesday as investors fled riskier assets and geared up for a key Federal Reserve meeting. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note sank to 2.826 percent while the yield on the 30-year Treasury […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

US Treasury yields lower amid dovish Fed comments; G-20 summit in focus

November 30, 2018

Via: CNBC

U.S. government debt prices rose on the final trading day of the month as investors digested dovish sentiment from the Federal Reserve and looked ahead to the upcoming G-20 summit in Argentina. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

U.S. government bond yields climb as global stocks rally

August 7, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. government bonds drew early selling on Tuesday, nudging yields higher, as global equity benchmarks took cues from a rally in Chinese stocks markets, underscoring waning appetite for assets perceived as havens, including bonds. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, […]


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The Federal Government Is Starting to Cash In Millions of Seized Bitcoin

December 15, 2017

Via: Fortune

The U.S. government wants to get out of the Bitcoin bubble before it bursts. A federal judge in Utah has given federal authorities permission to sell its cache of seized Bitcoins, which have a current value of over $9 million. […]


Industries

Obama to order more paid sick leave for federal contractor employees

September 7, 2015

Via: itCurated

President Barack Obama on Monday will sign an executive order requiring federal contractors to issue paid sick leave to their employees, the latest in a series of administration moves imposing new requirements on companies that contract with the U.S. government. […]