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AP survey: Fed's outlook correct but not solution

...Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics...corporate and academic economists from Aug. 13 to19...David Shulman, an economist at UCLA's Anderson...Strikingly, while the economists worry that the Fed...Sinai, chief global economist at Decision Economics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-26/ap-survey-feds-outlook-cor
US consumer confidence near a 7-year high

...in the second half of the year," said Gregory Daco, an economist at Oxford Economics.The survey found that Americans' outlook...strong employment report next week," said Ted Wieseman, an economist at Morgan Stanley.The government's jobs report for August...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-26/us-consumer-confidence-nea
US home price gains slow in June

...from the Great Recession has entered its sixth year. Many economists project that the Federal Reserve will begin to raise short-term...millennial generation to afford homes, said Zillow Chief Economist Stan Humphries."Because so many homes are stuck in negative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-26/us-home-price-gains-slow-j
What every American youth should know

...it was too late.Today, of course, increasing numbers of disasters come with the warnings of scientists.Yet, even as economists - and common sense - tell us our country is headed for a financial disaster, Americans are carrying on blissfully as if on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-24/what-every-american-y
Sales of US new homes fall in July

...extremely volatile, yet the trend line shows that the market for new homes is "running in place," said Richard Moody, chief economist at Regions Financial."The sales rate basically has not budged over the past ten months," Moody said.The Monday sales...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-25/sales-us-new-homes-fall-ju
Janet Yellen says job market shows economy still needs Fed support

...rate increase, which most economists still expect by mid-2015...Ian Shepherdson, the chief economist at Pantheon Economics...inflation.John Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo, said Yellen's...Paul Dales, senior U.S. economist at Capital Economics, wrote...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-22/janet-yellen-says-job-mark
Evans native helps Syrian refugees

...spent five days in the country distributing food and supplies.He wrote about his experiences in his blog, The Five and Dime Economist.Following is the blog post he wrote Aug. 6, in which he describes his visit with a family that fled fighting in Syria...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-22/evans-native-helps-syria
Chinese stocks grow amid economic slowdown

...reports on manufacturing and other areas of the economy. Economists credit "mini-stimulus" efforts by the Chinese government...helped economic growth strengthen in the second quarter.Many economists still question whether the improvements are ephemeral or lasting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-22/chinese-stocks-grow-amid-e
U.S. existing home sales rise for fourth consecutive month

...said Andrew Labelle, an economist at TD Bank who noted that...confident about future sales. Economists noted that housing still hasn't...has yet to exceed it.Yet economists say they're encouraged by...sustainable.Stephanie Karol, an economist at IHS Global Insight, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/us-existing-home-sales-ris
Some Fed officials want to slow economic help soon

...Plosser argued that retaining this language failed to take account of the considerable improvements in the economy.Many economists think the Fed will begin raising rates next summer, though the discussion revealed in the minutes could alter such a timetable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-20/some-fed-officials-want-sl