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    1. Fast FT

      August 26, 2016

      Week ahead: US jobs, Fed speakers, Canada GDP

      Investors are going to spend next week mulling over whether the Federal Reserve will move to raise rates when it meets...

    2. August 26, 2016

      US economic growth revised down to 1.1%

      The US economy grew at a slightly slower rate than initially forecast in the second quarter, underscoring a weak...

    1. Fast FT

      August 19, 2016

      Week ahead: Jackson Hole, UK GDP, US GDP

      After the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s July meeting showed that policymakers are divided about when to raise...

    2. Fast FT

      August 15, 2016

      Markets continue to chew through economic data

      It was a subdued start to the week for Asian markets, as investors chewed through disappointing economic data from...

    3. August 7, 2016

      The progressive case for championing pro-growth policies

      Issues of inequality, fairness, middle-class living standards and job creation have been central to the US presidential...

    4. Fast FT

      August 5, 2016

      What the US jobs report means for the Fed — Wall St reacts

      The pace of US job creation eclipsed analysts’ forecasts in July, reinforcing the idea that the weak jobs growth in May...

    5. Fast FT

      August 5, 2016

      US biotech stocks rally as sentiment brightens

      The US biotechnology sector has roared higher since late June, partly offsetting a rout that began in December, as...

    6. Fast FT

      August 4, 2016

      US economy to grow 3.7% in Q3 - Atlanta Fed

      A painstakingly slow economic recovery has bedeviled policymakers since the financial crisis. For all the stimulus...

    7. Fast FT

      August 4, 2016

      US stock futures rise as BoE cuts rates

      US stock-index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street, as the dollar strengthened against the pound, after the...

    8. Fast FT

      August 2, 2016

      'Worst is behind us' on US inventory drag - Goldman

      A slowing build-up in inventories among businesses has weighed on US economic growth for five straight quarters — the...

    9. Fast FT

      August 2, 2016

      US stocks poised to follow global markets lower

      Wall Street was set to join a global stock-market decline on Tuesday, with US stock-index futures pointing modestly...

    10. Fast FT

      August 1, 2016

      US stocks slip ahead of factory data

      US equities fell mildly in early trading on Monday as traders braced for a fresh round of data that will provide an...

    11. Fast FT

      July 29, 2016

      S&P 500 logs fifth straight monthly rise

      Wall Street’s benchmark equity barometer rose for the fifth month in a row in July as concerns about June’s Brexit vote...

    12. Fast FT

      July 29, 2016

      S&P 500 hits new high despite GDP miss

      Disappointing GDP data? “Meh”. Wall Street appeared to be unfazed by data released on Friday that showed the US economy...

    13. Fast FT

      July 29, 2016

      EM currencies gain after disappointing US data

      At least somebody’s happy. With the dollar dropping after disappointing US GDP data, it’s turning into a great day for...

    14. July 29, 2016

      US Q2 GDP disappointment — economists react

      US second quarter growth came in well below expectations today, fuelling a reassessment of rate rise expectations and...

    15. July 29, 2016

      US economic growth of 1.2% misses estimates

      The US economy expanded at a significantly slower pace than expected in the first half of 2016, data released on Friday...

    16. Fast FT

      July 29, 2016

      Dollar decline picks up speed after US GDP data

      The dollar has continued to weaken after second quarter US GDP data disappointed. Data released at 13:30 BST showed the...

    17. Fast FT

      July 29, 2016

      US stock futures extend losses after GDP disappoints

      US stock futures extended their losses on Friday after data showed the US economy grew at a much slower pace than...

    18. Fast FT

      July 29, 2016

      US economy grew 1.2% in Q2, weaker than expected

      The US economy expanded at a significantly weaker pace than expected during the first half of 2016, data released on...

    19. Fast FT

      July 27, 2016

      Fed leaves door open to 2016 rate rise

      The Federal Reserve held the door open to adding this year to its December 2015 rate rise as it said that near-term...

    20. July 27, 2016

      Federal Reserve interest rate meeting: what to watch

      When Federal Reserve policymakers last gathered in June, the picture that confronted them was a murky one. Britain was...

    21. Fast FT

      July 26, 2016

      US new home sales log highest pace since '08

      Sales of newly-built US homes rose more than Wall Street expected last month to the highest rate since 2008 in the...

    22. Fast FT

      July 26, 2016

      US stocks waver as investors eye earnings

      US equities wavered in a tight range on Tuesday as traders digested the latest round of corporate earnings and braced...

    23. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      US energy stocks skid as oil drops

      The US energy sector came under pressure on Monday as crude oil prices dropped to the lowest level since May on the...

    24. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      Odds of '16 Fed rate rise climb to nearly 50%

      The Federal Reserve is widely expected to stand pat on interest rates when it meets this week, but market expectations...

    25. July 24, 2016

      Week Ahead Markets Diary: Policy decision from the Fed

      Attention shifts squarely to the US next week as investors watch for the latest monetary policy decision from the...

    26. Fast FT

      July 22, 2016

      Week ahead: US GDP, politics and the Fed

      Attention shifts squarely to the US next week as investors watch for the latest monetary policy decision from the...

    27. FT Alphaville

      July 19, 2016

      Koo: Why US Quantitative Easing "worked" better than other QEs

      This is a guest post from Richard Koo, chief economist of the Nomura Research Institute and, amongst many other things,...

    28. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      US stocks rise as S&P 500 eyes 'perfect week'

      The bulls are out in force. The S&P 500 eyed its fifth-straight closing high on Friday, in what would be the first...

    29. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      Markets edge down after record-breaking US rally

      US and European equity gauges are softer and government bond yields are nudging back toward record lows as traders...

    30. Fast FT

      July 13, 2016

      Wall St eyes further gains after record run

      US stocks are set to edge higher on Wednesday as investors eye further gains after pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow...

    31. July 12, 2016

      An end to facile optimism about the future

      Some inventions are more important than others.” This is the most important point made by Robert Gordon of Northwestern...

    32. Fast FT

      July 12, 2016

      Asian markets continue rally, weak yen boosts Japan

      Asian stock markets continued a global rally on Tuesday as the afterglow of solid US jobs numbers pushed Wall Street to...

    33. Fast FT

      July 11, 2016

      S&P 500 eyes record levels as US futures rise

      US markets appeared poised to begin the week on the frontfoot with the S&P 500 within striking distance of its record...

    34. Fast FT

      July 11, 2016

      US stocks point to record; Yen doused

      Wall Street is on course for a record high, sparking a global rally in risk appetite, after US jobs data suggested the...

    35. Fast FT

      July 11, 2016

      Japanese shares lead as US jobs data boosts markets

      Japanese equities are heading for their best one-day gain in more than two months amid a broad stock market rally in...

    36. Fast FT

      July 8, 2016

      Week ahead: US earnings, BoE, China GDP

      With the US job’s report in the bag, investors will turn their attention to corporate America next week as second...

    37. Fast FT

      July 8, 2016

      US job growth roars back, adds 287k jobs

      The US jobs machine bounced back in a big way in June, with companies adding far more jobs than expected, in the latest...

    38. Fast FT

      July 7, 2016

      Brexit, Fed minutes keep Asian markets trading cautiously

      Stock markets in Asia were trading cautiously on Thursday amid ongoing nervousness owing to the fallout from Brexit and...

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