Economists still expect rate hike before end of 2015

NEW YORK - A survey of business economists finds that a majority still expect the...pace in 2015 than previously forecast.Economists now expect the gross domestic product...however. For the remainder of the year, economists lowered their forecast.For 2016...

Economist's poverty research earns Nobel

...inequality and economic growth.The Princeton University economist's research has raised doubts about sweeping solutions to...anti-inequality activists the way another Nobel-winning economist, Columbia University's Joseph Stiglitz, has. That may...

Expanding Medicaid coverage in Georgia has benefits, experts say

...The state of Georgia will eventually expand its Medicaid program "because the numbers are so compelling," a health care economist for Georgia State Univer sity said Thursday at a policy forum in Augusta.Dr. William Custer spoke at the "Coverage and...

Economists forecast fast growth in 2015

...according to a panel of top business economists.The National Association for Business...NABE forecasting panel, composed of 48 economists, believes growth will finally move...NABE President John Silvia, the chief economist at Wells Fargo, said NABE is also forecasting...

Gain in consumer prices could keep a Fed rate increase on track

...confirmation the Fed is looking for that domestic strength is generating inflationary pressures," said Leslie Preston, an economist at TD Bank.Despite last month's acceleration, inflation has been held in check over the past year, causing the Fed to...

Brauer: Economists are good for a few laughs

...need to deal with economists. For example...me a one-armed economist so we will not...it wasn't an economist who predicted an...declared that "if economists were any good at...professions, we economists love to poke fun...lawyer, and an economist muse about what...

Economists say 2012 should see growth

...economists say.The three dozen economists expect the economy to grow...hiring could pick up.The economists surveyed Dec. 14-20 expect...Dean Maki, the chief U.S. economist at Barclays Capital, says...without an outside jolt, the economists expect barely enough job creation...

Economists expect recession

...recession this year, many economists said Friday. The only...David Wyss, chief economist at Standard & Poor's...Economics - surveyed economists in the wake of the...Mark Zandi, the chief economist at Economy.com...three-fourths of its economists forecasting a recession...

Economists: Fed may raise interest rates again

...tighten credit in 2005, economists predict. The latest increase...and terrorist attacks, economists said. "I remain convinced...said Stuart Hoffman, chief economist at PNC Financial Services Group. Economists noted that a funds rate...

Economists expect good holiday sales

ATLANTA -- Top economists at Georgia State University and the...Olympics hangover at the end of 1996, economists said. Donald Ratajczak, director...up $23 billion from 1996. Both economists said it won't be all that difficult...

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