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  • Sept 12- With the Federal Reserve powerless to do much more than it already is, the best route to faster U.S. economic growth is through non-monetary policy approaches such as immigration and tax reform, a top Fed official argued on Monday. In a 5,100- word essay released just after midnight, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari noted that the...

  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 ATLANTA- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on monetary policy and the economic outlook before the National Association for Business Economics 58th annual meeting- 1205 GMT. Speakers: Panama Finance Minister Dulcidio de la Guardia, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and...

  • LONDON, Sept 12- Spending on global advertising will grow by a better-than-expected 4.4 percent this year, led by the United States, a leading forecaster said on Monday. Zenith, owned by France's Publicis, raised its global growth forecast for this year from the 4.1 percent it predicted in June, despite the uncertainty sparked by Britain's vote to leave the...

  • SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 IRVING, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated Q&A before the Dallas Security Traders Association Convention- 0015 GMT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 ATLANTA- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on monetary policy and the economic outlook before the...

  • 30 Minutes to the Close: Dow down nearly 2%

    Tim Anderson, TJM Investments, discusses what to watch in the last half hour of trading.

  • LONDON, Sept 9- Global economic growth will be so slow over the next 35 years that policymakers will struggle to meet the significant economic, social and political challenges that results, Deutsche Bank said on Friday. Treasury yield, effectively the global benchmark interest rate, leapt to 1.67 percent, its highest since Britain voted on June 23 to leave the...

  • 30 Minutes to the Close: Sideways market continues

    "Fast Money" trader Steve Grasso discusses what to watch in the last hour of trading.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 8- The European Central Bank lowered slightly its 2017 economic growth and inflation forecasts on Thursday and predicted that price growth would remain below its target through 2018 despite extraordinary stimulus. The ECB cut its 2017 growth forecast to 1.6 percent from 1.7 percent seen in June, to account for risks including the expected...

  • LONDON, Sept 8- The bounce back in Britain's economy from the initial shock of the Brexit vote has expanded to the country's recruitment and housing markets, according to two surveys which previously painted a bleak outlook. The Recruitment and Employment Confederation- which last month said hiring was in "dramatic freefall"- said firms increased permanent...

  • LONDON, Sept 8- The bounce back in Britain's economy from the initial shock of the Brexit vote has expanded to the country's recruitment and housing markets, according to two surveys which had previously painted a bleak outlook. The Recruitment and Employment Confederation- which last month said hiring was in "dramatic freefall"- said firms increased permanent...

  • Sprouts shares were down 13.7 percent at $19.68, while Whole Foods shares fell 5.3 percent to $29.08 and Kroger shares dropped 4.1 percent to $31.32. "Follow-through from last week's OK-but-not-tremendous employment number is sending the lower-for-longer interest rate message out there to people coming back from vacation," said Peter Tuz, president of...

  • *U.S. 10- year, two-year yields drop to three-week lows Hawkish Fed comments fail to boost rate hike expectations. NEW YORK, Sept 7- U.S. Treasury yields edged lower on Wednesday, with prices trading in narrow ranges, on investors' view that a Federal Reserve rate hike later this month was unlikely after a round of mostly weak economic data.

  • Cheslock: I'm watching the ECB and gold

    Matthew Cheslock, Virtu Financial, talks about what to watch in the last half hour of trading.

  • SANTIAGO, Sept 7- Chile's central bank on Wednesday revised lower its estimate for economic growth for 2017, adding that it does not foresee a need to hike the benchmark interest rate over the coming two-year policy horizon. Full-year growth in the world's top copper exporter is now expected at between 1.75 percent and 2.75 percent for 2017, slightly below the...

  • OTTAWA, Sept 7- The Bank of Canada warned on Wednesday that the economy could be weaker than it anticipated just two months ago as exports disappointed, but the central bank held rates steady as it stuck to a forecast that growth will bounce back in the second half. Canada is counting on U.S. demand to boost exports and lift Canada's economy out of the malaise as...

  • LONDON, Sept 7- Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe said on Wednesday he expects to vote for another interest rate cut this year if the economy evolves as the central bank expects. "If the economy evolves as set out in the August forecast, I would expect to vote for another cut in Bank Rate this year as highlighted in the Minutes of the MPC's August meeting,"...

  • *Gov't says sees export boost from launch of new iPhone models. *Aug exports up 1 pct y/y, beat forecast but growth modest. TAIPEI, Sept 7- Taiwan's exports grew more than expected in August as global retailers began stocking up smartphones and other hi-tech gadgets ahead of the year-end shopping season, but the rise was slight, keeping the chance of another interest...

  • TAIPEI, Sept 7- Taiwan's exports grew more than expected in August as global retailers began stocking up smartphones and other hi-tech gadgets ahead of the year-end shopping season, but the rise was slight, keeping the chance of another interest rate cut alive. Traditionally, Taiwan's exports are bigger in the second half of the year due to new product launches...

  • WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 RENO, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on the economic outlook before the Hayek Group- 0115 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appears before UK parliament's Treasury Committee- 1315 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Philip Lowe speaks at an...

  • WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 RENO, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on the economic outlook before the Hayek Group- 0115 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appears before UK parliament's Treasury Committee- 1315 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Philip Lowe speaks at an...