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Growth in the Canadian economy will likely moderate in the coming months but still remain "above potential," central bank governor Stephen Poloz said.
Kashkari thinks neither wage nor inflation data is giving any sign that the economy is about to overheat.
When the economy is running at full speed, shocks that may have had little impact during the early years can be catastrophic now.
There has been much speculation about whether Trump will retain Yellen as Fed chair when her term runs out early next year.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that banks are "very much stronger" judging by how major institutions did in the recent stress tests.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will sit down in London with Lord Nicholas Stern, president of the British Academy, to discuss global economic issues.
The Fed rightly plans to raise U.S. interest rates once more this year given recent inflation weakness is likely temporary, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said on Tuesday.
"The reversal yesterday was a bit ugly," Art Cashin tells CNBC.
Central banks will find themselves stuck with slow growth over the long-term unless authorities do something decisive to turn things around, a U.S. central banker warned.
Forecasts for the rate on the 10-year Treasury note have been too optimistic for the last 15 years, according to one Wall Street economist.
"I would prefer not to see a Lehman-like moment again," Art Cashin says.
New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in May and shipments also declined, suggesting a loss of momentum in the manufacturing sector.
The recent narrowing of credit spreads, record stock prices, and falling bond yields could encourage the Federal Reserve to continue tightening U.S. policy.
Financial investors' lack of faith in another U.S. interest rate rise this year kept the dollar pinned back.
A recent slowdown in U.S. inflation should not prevent further increases in interest rates, a top U.S. central banker said on Monday.
While markets seem to expect the US dollar to weaken, Credit Agricole has offered a contrarian take: there is room for the greenback to strengthen.
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