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Blackstone's new chief investment strategist says he doesn't see "any real lasting effects" of the government shutdown on the economy.
The co-founder of the world's largest money manager cites three key issues: U.S. trade negotiations with China, Brexit and the U.S. government shutdown.
"A pause in the normalization process" would allow the Fed to assess the economy and the impact of its actions, George said in a speech.
"Given the volatility in the market," Lazear argues, "probably a few weeks worth of patience is not a terrible thing at this point" from the Fed on interest rates.
The original estimate that the partial shutdown would subtract 0.1 percentage point from growth every two weeks has now been doubled.
Goldman Sachs does not foresee any recessions in major economies in 2019 but low profit growth is on the cards in the U.S. and Europe, its chief global equity strategist told CNBC Tuesday.
The U.S. economy "feels good" and shows no sign of a recession in the next 12 months, says Lutnick, also CEO of Cantor spinoff BGC Partners.
The Federal Reserve already could be at the end of its rate-hiking cycle, former Fed Chair Janet Yellen, said Monday.
Janet Yellen, former chair of the Federal Reserve, made the comments Monday during the National Retail Federation's annual Big Show in New York.
The triad of China's economy, trade war and the Fed's policy is a false alarm — the main problems are America's dangerous security challenges around the world involving military confrontations with China and Russia, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Federated Investors' Steve Chiavarone sees a more dovish Fed reviving unloved areas of the market this year.
Powell did not specify how much smaller the Fed's portfolio of bonds would get, but the remark seemed to take momentum out of the stock market.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is "very worried" about the ballooning amount of United States debt.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Thursday that Apple's recent sales warning points to a slowdown in the Chinese economy.
A prolonged government shutdown could have a negative impact on the U.S. economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says.