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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell repeated his pledge Friday to keep the economic expansion going while acknowledging that tariffs and other factors are causing growth to slow. In his annual remarks at the central bank’s Jackson Hole symposium, Powell, while not saying specifically where thought rates should go, pledged that the Fed “will act as
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Federal Reserve Vice Chair Richard Clarida said Friday that the global economy has deteriorated in the past month. “Obviously, the global economy has worsened since our July meeting,” Clarida told CNBC’s Steve Liesman on Friday from the Fed’s economic policy symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. “The global economy is slowing and there’s powerful disinflationary pressures.”
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Bryan R. Smith | AFP | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines midday Thursday: Overstock.com — Overstock.com shares jumped more than 7% after CEO Patrick Byrne resigned from his post and the company’s board of directors. Byrne’s resignation comes after he made controversial comments regarding his role with the “deep state. “ Nordstrom
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London’s Old Street roundabout, often dubbed “Silicon Roundabout.” Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images British technology start-ups have attracted more foreign investment since the start of the year than they did throughout all of 2018, according to fresh figures published Wednesday. U.S. and Asian venture capital investors poured $3.7 billion into U.K. tech companies
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White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro Getty Images White House trade advisor Peter Navarro disputed that the bond market flashed a recession signal last week, which spooked investors and sent the stock market tumbling. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note briefly fell below the 2-year rate on Wednesday, a phenomenon in
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