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Fed Vice-Chair Clarida says central bank won't raise interest rates from near-zero until it sees 2% inflation for months

Dominik Bindl/Getty Images Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida told Bloomberg on Wednesday that the central bank will not raise interest rates until it sees 2% inflation for at least a few months and full employment is reached. "We're not going to even begin to think about lifting off," until then, said Clarida. He added that he is projecting a "pretty impressive return" to very low unemployment in the US within three years. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Fede...
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In Unprecedented Monetary Overhaul, The Fed Is Preparing To Deposit "Digital Dollars"

In Unprecedented Monetary Overhaul, The Fed Is Preparing To Deposit "Digital Dollars" Directly To "Each American" ''Essentially, the Fed is proposing creating a hybrid digital legal tender unlike reserves which are stuck within the financial system, and which it can deposit directly into US consumer accounts. In short, as we summarized "The Fed Is Planning To Send Money Directly To Americans In The Next Crisis" ''As Coronado explained the details, Congress would grant the Federal Reserve an ...
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Congress's failure to pass a stimulus package carries devastating consequences for millions of unemployed workers and small businesses

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks off the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Congress is gearing up for a major Supreme Court nomination battle, absorbing most of the attention away from another coronavirus relief bill. The GOP's swift action on the high court appointment is a stark contrast to their reluctance to approve additional stimulus spending earlier this year. "It's like coasting up a mountain where ev...
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Congress' failure to pass a stimulus package carries devastating consequences for millions of unemployed workers and small businesses

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Congress is gearing up for a major Supreme Court nomination battle, absorbing most of the attention away from another coronavirus relief bill. The GOP's swift action on the court appointment is a stark contrast with its reluctance to approve additional stimulus spending earlier this year. "It's like coasting up a mountain where every further inch that you go, you risk stopping and begin to go backwards," said Ernie Tedeschi, an...
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The US doesn't need extra stimulus in the economy for a V-shaped recovery, Trump adviser Kudlow says

Larry Kudlow participates in coronavirus economic "relief update" virtual event at the White House in Washington Reuters The US economy doesn't need extra stimulus to stage a rapid comeback, Trump's economic adviser Larry Kudlow said.He told CNBC's "Exchange" on Tuesday: "I don't think the V-shaped recovery depends on the package, but I do think a targeted package could be a great help."Republicans and Democrats have been in a stalemate since July over the size of a next set of stimulus mea...
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The world's biggest wealth manager says hopes for a vaccine may make the Fed 'slow to react' in injecting fresh cash

Mark Haefele, Global Chief Investment Officer of UBS Wealth Management attends the Reuters Investment Summit, London, Britain, November 16, 2017. Paul Hackett/Reuters Mark Haefele, chief investment officer at UBS Global Wealth Management, told Business Insider the worst of the recent weakness in the stock market is probably over for now.But he said the central bank may wait for a vaccine to inject fresh cash: "Is the Federal Reserve reluctant to deploy further stimulus here because they too...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

REUTERS/John Gress Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Here's what you need to know before markets open.1. Gold and silver get hit by hawkish Fed boost to dollar — which has reached its highest level since July. Oil came under renewed pressure "with rising COVID-19 cases in parts of Europe not great for sentiment, while a stronger US dollar is not helping."2. Tesla share losses mount after $50 billion drop in market cap ...
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Gold and silver get hit by hawkish Fed boost to dollar — which has reached its highest level since July

Rachel Askinasi/Business Insider Gold, silver, and other commodities tumbled after the dollar got a lift from Chicago Fed President Charles Evans, who said the central bank could raise interest rates before the average 2% inflation target is reached.Evans' comments provided a strong boost to the US dollar which is now at two-month highs and set for its biggest weekly rally since May. Gold fell below $1,900 to $1,879 on Wednesday, while silver fell 4% to a two-month-low of $23.24. Oil came ...
Tags: Europe, London, US, Trends, Jp Morgan, Evans, Federal Reserve, Morgan Stanley, London Metal Exchange, Fed, Halley, American Petroleum Institute, Charles Evans, Chicago Fed, ING, US West Texas Intermediate


I just Googled “Improper Venue Texas”

This post serves as a complement to Prof. Gugliuzza’s new remarks on a parallel case of In re Apple . – DC by Dennis Crouch In re Google (Fed. Cir. September 18, 2020) (Google III) Google’s business pervades the lives of most Americans, including most citizens of the E.D. of Texas.  Google has millions of customers in the district; serves terabytes of data to, from, and within the district; and keeps detailed files on the activities of its citizens. Google also has lots of Texas lawyers.  Googl...
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S&P 500 snaps 4-day losing streak as investors rush back to tech giants

Spencer Platt/Getty Images US equities climbed Tuesday as a tech-led rebound ended the S&P 500's four-day losing streak.Mega-cap companies including Apple, Facebook, and Amazon pushed indexes higher as investors turned back to the recently sold-off growth favorites.Still, new measures to curb the coronavirus's spread in the UK revived fears of fresh lockdowns and another wave of infections.House testimony from Jerome Powell highlighted progress made in the US economic recovery but reiterat...
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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says the Trump administration still supports a stimulus package that includes direct payments

Erin Scott/Pool/Getty Images Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Trump administration still supports another stimulus package that includes direct payments. Mnuchin and Fed Chair Jerome Powell said the economy needed another stimulus package to keep it afloat. Many economists are also pressing lawmakers to approve additional federal spending to keep the economy afloat. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday the Trump a...
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The S&P 500's September 5-day 'bearish window,' when investors stand the least chance of making money, is here

Contributor/Getty Images September 20 to 25 is the window in which investors have the least chance of making money on US stocks, one veteran trader says. In the past 30 years, on average, the S&P 500 has clocked its worst performance in September and its best in April. The coronavirus pandemic, uncertainty about the US election, and volatile technology stocks could exacerbate the effect, AxiTrader's Stephen Innes said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The S&P 500 has fa...
Tags: Amazon, US, Trends, Goldman Sachs, Federal Reserve, Fed, Innes, Amanda Cooper, Tesla Apple, Stephen Innes, Tony Greer


Why double-dip recessions are especially difficult, and what they mean for the general state of the economy

A double-dip recession means a recovering economy has stalled, and started plunging downwards again. Jonathan Kirn/Getty Images A double-dip recession is an economic scenario in which a recession is followed by a brief recovery, then another recession.  Double-dip recessions can be caused by a repeating crisis, or by government policies that deliberately or inadvertently slow economic growth. While unusual, double-dip recessions are doubly severe, creating prolonged periods of low wages, j...
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The S&P 500's September 'five-day bear window' is here, when investors stand least chance of making money

Contributor/Getty Images September 20-25 is the window in which investors have least chance of making money on US stocks, one veteran trader says. In the last 30 years, on average, the S&P 500 clocks its worst performance in September, while April witnesses the best. The coronavirus pandemic, uncertainty over the US election and volatile technology stocks could exacerbate the “September effect”, AxiTrader’s Stephen Innes says. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The S&P ...
Tags: Apple, US, Trends, Tesla, Goldman Sachs, Federal Reserve, Morgan Stanley, Fed, Innes, Amazon This, Amanda Cooper, Stephen Innes, Tony Greer


Amazon wins over one of its last remaining Wall Street skeptics, which just slapped a 'buy' rating on the stock and expects it to surge 15% in the next year

Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images Amazon shares were upgraded to "outperform" from "market perform" by Bernstein on Tuesday, adding to the list of analysts bullish toward the e-commerce giant.The coronavirus pandemic boosted growth in online retail, digital advertising, and cloud computing, and Amazon is a "primary beneficiary across all three revenue pools," analyst Mark Shmulik wrote in a note to clients.After the upgrade, 52 Wall Street analysts rate Amazon as "buy." Only two maintain...
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Big Tech leads stocks higher as Fed Chairman Powell testifies on coronavirus recovery

U.S. equity markets rallied Tuesday morning as traders awaited testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell amid growing concerns of a new wave of coronavirus infections in Europe.
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United States: The Bull Stops Here - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

The case of Trans Ova Genetics, LC v. XY, LLC, No. 2019-2312 (Fed. Cir. Sept. 8, 2020) Rule 36 affirmance of IPR2018-00250 Is a lesson in determination of coauthorship and coinventorship.
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Fed's Powell says US still faces uncertain and uneven economic recovery after 'marked improvement'

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testifies during a hearing on "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress," in front of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on February 12, 2020 in Washington, DC. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Various speed bumps risk throwing off the now-steady US economic recovery, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said on Tuesday. While some corners of the economy including the housing mark...
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Stocks won't move higher until US sees a vaccine and a return to 'more normal' life, the world's largest wealth manager says

A trader wears a face mask on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) after traders testing positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in New York, March 19, 2020. Reuters/Lucas Jackson Mark Haefele of UBS told CNBC on Tuesday that the market won't move higher until the nation enters a "more normal" stage of life where a vaccine against the coronavirus is available. The global wealth management chief investment officer said that he expects volatility through the US election becau...
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How to Plan for Interest Rates Staying Low Through 2023

Last week, the Federal Reserve shared its latest plans to boost the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. After a two-day policy meeting, projections show the Fed aims to keep interest rates near zero through at least 2021—and some officials signaled rates may stay low through 2023.Such rock-bottom interest rates…Read more...
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US household net worth hits all-time high on surging stocks and stimulus help

Reuters Household net worth surged a record $7.6 trillion in the second quarter to its highest level ever, according to Federal Reserve data published Monday. The gains were mostly fueled by the stock market's rapid bounce-back and relief spending included in March's CARES Act. Equities alone added $5.7 trillion to households' net worth. Real estate added $458 billion in value after gaining in the first quarter as well. New data also shows businesses and the government shouldering the maj...
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Soaring wealth during pandemic highlights rising inequality

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER | AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON — Americans’ household wealth rebounded last quarter to a record high as the stock market quickly recovered from a pandemic-induced plunge in March. Yet the gains flowed mainly to the most affluent households even as tens of millions of people endured job losses and shrunken incomes. The Federal Reserve said Monday that American households’ net worth jumped nearly 7% in the April-June quarter to $119 trillion. That figure had sunk to $111.3...
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US household wealth hits record even as economy struggles

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER | AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON — Americans’ household wealth rebounded last quarter to a record high as the stock market quickly recovered from a pandemic-induced plunge in March. Yet the gains flowed mainly to the most affluent households even as tens of millions of people endured job losses and shrunken incomes. The Federal Reserve said Monday that American households’ net worth jumped nearly 7% in the April-June quarter to $119 trillion. That figure had sunk to $111.3...
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Fed's Kaplan says 'excess risk-taking' in market can harm financial system during recovery

Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan poses at a luncheon in El Paso, Texas, U.S., October 2, 2018. Ann Saphir/Reuters Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan raised concerns on Monday that the central bank's more detailed forward guidance will encourage risk-taking in markets.The Federal Open Market Committee indicated last week it won't lift rates from their near-zero range until maximum employment and average inflation of 2% are achieved.The stricter guidance...
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Nikola dives 30% after founder Trevor Milton steps down as executive chairman

Nikola founder and executive chairman Trevor Milton. Massimo Pinca/Reuters Nikola tanked as much as 30% on Monday after founder Trevor Milton voluntarily stepped down as executive chairman and a member of the board.Stephen Girsky, former vice chairman of General Motors, took the reins as the company's chairman after Nikola's board approved of Milton's proposal, according to a press release.Nikola shares traded with massive volatility in recent weeks after short-selling firm Hindenburg Resea...
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A surprising segment of the stock market will rally the most on a COVID-19 vaccine, Goldman Sachs says

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., March 17, 2020. Lucas Jackson/Reuters Expect value stocks, not cyclical stocks, to rally the most from a COVID-19 vaccine, Goldman Sachs said in a note on Friday.As chances have increased that a successful COVID-19 vaccine will be developed, value stocks have rallied the most of any other group of stocks, the note highlighted.But while value stocks will likely stage a strong rally on a...
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Bank stocks tumble after report alleges firms moved $2 trillion in suspicious funds

Getty/Andrew Burton Bank stocks slid on Monday after a report by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists detailed more than $2 trillion in flows marked as possible money laundering or criminal transactions.Firms identified in the report dragged on major indexes. JPMorgan sank as much as 3.9%. Deutsche Bank and HSBC fell 8.5% and 5.9%, respectively.Government authorities have ordered banks to better combat suspicious flows, but various fines and threats of criminal charges...
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Nikola dives 28% after founder Trevor Milton steps down as executive chairman

Nikola founder and executive chairman Trevor Milton. Massimo Pinca/Reuters Nikola tanked as much as 28% in early Monday trading after founder Trevor Milton voluntarily stepped down as executive chairman and a member of the board.Stephen Girsky, former vice chairman of General Motors, took the reins as the company's chairman after Nikola's board approved of Milton's proposal, according to a press release.Nikola shares traded with massive volatility in recent weeks after short-selling firm Hi...
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The Fed Ducks Its Responsibilities To Main Street

When Wall Street needs help, the Fed always brings the cavalry. So why has the central bank abandoned local governments?
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The Fed Is Ducking Its Responsibilities To Main Street

When Wall St. needs help, the Fed brings the cavalry. So why has the central bank abandoned state and local governments?
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