small business Tag

New Data Shows Fed Worried about a Credit Crunch Weeks Ago

12 Apr, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Economy, News

The Fed’s concern about U.S. banks dominated last month’s FOMC meeting. According to today’s release of the March 21-22 meeting minutes, the Fed was apparently so concerned over banking problems and the potential for an ensuing credit crunch that officials tempered calls for rate hikes,...

An Inflection Point in the Labor Market?

26 May, by Steven Vannelli, CFA in Economy, News

As everyone knows, the labor market has been quite strong, with expectations for the unemployment rate to fall further next week. Much has been made of the relationship between job openings and unemployed people that are in the labor force. The ratio of job openings...