CNBC Fed Survey reveals Wall Street is increasingly worried Washington will push the U.S. economy into recession.
"Like Europe, when it comes to our biggest needs we have tended to kick the can down the road," says economist Robert Brusque, who favors Romney. "We need someone to kick us in the can to get us going in the right direction on a different road."
Markets overwhelmingly are looking for the Fed to announce a new program of asset purchases as soon as Thursday to try and boost the US economy but doubt it will do much to bring down unemployment, the latest CNBC Fed Survey says.
In each edition of the CNBC Fed Survey, we give the nation's top money managers, investment strategists, and professional economists an opportunity to tell us what they're thinking about the Federal Reserve, the economy, and the markets. Here's what they told us in the September survey.
A CNBC survey of Wall Street economists, traders, analysts, and money managers finds a large majority of them expect further actions by the U.S. Federal Reserve and European Central Bank to boost the faltering global economy.
Wall Street has dramatically increased its expectations for another round of quantitative easing from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Wall Street is not expecting additional quantitative easing from the Federal Reserve at its meeting this week but increasingly believes in the Fed’s promise to keep interest rates low until late 2014 as its own outlook on the economy grows bleaker, according to the latest CNBC Fed Survey.
Market participants on average think the S&P 500 will be mostly unchanged through June and rise only 2.3 percent by December 2012 from the current level, the March CNBC Fed Survey finds.
Nine out of 10 market participants don’t believe the Federal Reserve will wait until late 2014 to raise interest rates because of an improving economy and threat of inflation, a new CNBC survey says.
Market participants are divided on whether the Federal Reserve will ease again, but have grown somewhat more optimistic about the economy, according to the January CNBC Fed Survey.
Mirroring a sharp split on the Fed, market participants are divided over the direction of central bank policy with the October CNBC Fed Survey finding just under half expecting the Fed to launch another round of quantitative easing in the next year.
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A long period of U.S. economic growth could be interrupted in the coming years, despite historically low unemployment.
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