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Global worries kept Fed from hiking rates in September

...employment reports before the December meeting, then a case could still be made from a December rate increase," said Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at the Martin Smith School of Business at California State University.The Fed has kept its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-08/global-worries-kept-fed-hi
China's move to devalue its currency intensifies fears about world's 2nd-largest economy

...would have declined in value in recent months."It is a small step forward to accommodating market forces," said Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at the California State University's Smith School of Business.China's currency move...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-11/chinas-move-devalue-its-cu
As Fed meets, investors look for clues but no rate hike yet

...risks."The on-and-off debate about when to raise interest rates has been adding to market uncertainties," said Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at California State University, Channel Islands.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-28/fed-meets-investors-look-c
Is now time for a Fed rate hike? Here are 2 clashing views

...and energy prices. That's well below the Fed's 2 percent target."We simply don't have inflation," says Sung Won Sohn, an economist at California State University Channel Islands. "There's little prospect it's going to approach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-16/now-time-fed-rate-hike-her
As Fed meets, decision on rate hike may be a toss-up

...see if China is just a ripple in the global economy or the precursor of a bigger storm," Swonk said.Likewise, Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at California State University, Channel Islands, thinks the Fed will delay a hike."A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-16/fed-meets-decision-rate-hi
As Fed meets, it edges toward its first rate hike since 2006

...a statement."The recent volatility in the global economy and financial markets has given the Fed pause," said Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at the Martin Smith School of Business at California State University, Channel Islands...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/fed-meets-it-edges-toward-
Top finance officials hope to boost growth

...changes in tax systems and labor markets will be needed, analysts warned that such changes will be hard to achieve. Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at the Martin Smith School of Business at California State University, said structural reforms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/top-finance-officials-hope
US economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent rate in second quarter

...percent a year."I am looking for 2015 to be a better year, assuming geopolitics don't get in the way," said Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at California State University, Channel Islands. Economists worry that any of several political...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-28/us-economy-grew-brisk-42-p
US economy grew at 3.5 percent rate in third quarter

...spend on other things that help fuel growth.The nation has significantly strengthened its financial system, too.Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at the Martin Smith School of Business at California State University, said that compared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/us-economy-grew-35-percent
AP survey: Economists say China slowdown will cause global pain but leave US relatively unhurt

...cheaper domestic alternatives.China is also cracking down on corruption, which threatens European designer brands. Sung Won Sohn, an economist at California State University's Smith School of Business, estimates that one-third of luxury Swiss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-02/ap-survey-economists-say-c