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Economy

Employment grows in the US

Businesses added 175,000 jobs to the US economy in October IFM Correspondent November 4, 2016: US employers hired more workers in October and also hiked the wages of existing workers. Businesses added 175,000 jobs to the US economy in October and 156,000 jobs in September, while the unemployment rate ticked up to 5%. “The expected...
Economy

US Fed hints at rate hike

Will wait ‘for some further evidence of continued progress toward its objectives’ IFM Correspondent November 3, 2016: The Federal Reserve on November 2 hinted at hiking interest rates in December. For now, officials voted to keep rates unchanged following a meeting in Washington. They emphasised that the pace of rate hikes will depend on evolution...
Economy

US stocks fall on hint of Trump win

ABC/Washington Post poll on presidential race gave one point lead to the Republican candidate IFM Correspondent November 3, 2016: US stocks fell to the lowest since July amidst the uncertainty surrounding the presidential election after one poll suggested Donald Trump could win. The latest ABC/Washington Post poll shows US presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald...
Fintech

Tech companies beat banks in political lobbying in the US

Silicon Valley spend is double that of banks IFM Correspondent October 27, 2016: That banks in the US cozy up to politicians is known to all. However, a study by Bloomberg shows that it is no longer just Wall Street, but also Silicon Valley which is getting into political lobbying. Bloomberg has stated that the...
Economy

Next US president may have to deal with recession

WSJ survey reveals odds of a recession within next 12 months is about 21% IFM Correspondent October 24, 2016: Only a few weeks is left before the US chooses its 45th president. Historically, every US president elected till date has faced a recession or a recession-like scenario. A Wall Street Journal survey in June of...