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  • H.S. Borji

    The US economy grew faster than forecast in the third quarter, as gains in business investment, military spending and export sales continued to support expectations for a faster recovery. US gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 3.5 percent in the three months through September, following a 4.6 percent annual growth rate in

  • FXprimus UUIIFXBR

    ‘Solid job gains and a lower unemployment rate’ ends QE3 overnight. The Federal Reserve said the U.S. labour market has strengthened enough to withstand an end to its unprecedented asset-purchase program and downplayed risks posed by declining inflation. The statement said “solid job gains and a lower unemployment rate” since its last gathering in September,

  • Market participants looking to pinpoint the inevitable end to the US Federal Reserve’s asset purchases should take notice to recent comments made by Charles Evans, President to the Fed Bank of Chicago. Evans, who is one of the most vocal supporters of accommodative monetary policy, remarked recently the Fed would have made at least $1.2