ARTICLES RELATING TO US ECONOMY

Sombre start to the Presidency of Donald Trump

2017-04-28 18:00

US growth slowed to its lowest level in three years in the first quarter, marking a sombre start to the Presidency of Donald Trump.

Investing in the age of Trump

2017-03-02 11:24

Markets have soared since the election of US President Donald Trump. But when will his planned infrastructure improvement programme get off the ground? And which stocks are winners in this environment?

Yellen sees more rate hikes needed if US economy stays on course

2017-02-14 17:32

Federal Reserve chairperson Janet Yellen says more interest rate hikes will be appropriate if the economy meets the central bank’s outlook of gradually rising inflation and tightening labour markets.

Trump said to meet with Dow's Liveris, labour leaders on jobs

2017-01-23 15:31

US President Donald Trump will meet separately with business and labour leaders as he seeks to show that US job creation is at the top of his agenda.

The firms singled out in Trump's Twitter crosshairs

2017-01-04 05:31

President-elect Donald Trump has used Twitter to voice his opinion about a number of companies. Here's a quick rundown of the businesses he's targeted.

Did Trump really create 8 000 jobs?

2016-12-30 18:15

Donald Trump has given himself kudos for the creation of 8 000 new US jobs by a Japanese tech mogul, saying it was proof of "the spirit and the hope" stirred by his presidential win.

US economic growth rebounds on boost from exports

2016-10-28 15:23

US economic growth has picked up in the third quarter after an uninspiring first quarter as a build in inventories and a jump in exports helped cushion softer household spending.

Payrolls in US rise 156 000

2016-10-07 18:14

Employers have continued to add to payrolls in September as people streamed into the workforce and most found jobs amid record openings.

US loses crown as world's top grain shipper to black sea

2016-07-06 11:49

The Black Sea, a burgeoning source of grain exports, has probably overtaken the US for the first time to become the largest shipper on the global market.

US should brace for rates hikes, says Fed's Yellen

2016-06-06 19:59

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says interest rate hikes are likely on the way because "positive economic forces have outweighed the negative" for the United States.

 

Markets cheer US interest rate hike

2017-03-21 13:01

The US Federal Reserve’s decision to increase its policy interest rate is a vote of confidence in the US economy, say two investment experts.

US growth pace unrevised as consumption, investment diverge

2017-02-28 15:54

The US economy has grown in the fourth quarter at an unrevised 1.9% pace, as slower investment by businesses and state and local agencies offset stronger household purchases.

Trump adds record $6.5m to war chest post-election win

2017-02-01 12:06

President Donald Trump’s campaign has finished last year with $16.1m in the bank after pulling in a record $6.5m after he’d already won, Federal Election filings show.

Sarb governor Kganyago worries over Trump's protectionism talks

2017-01-18 16:06

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago discusses his outlook for economic growth and the impact of a Trump administration on South Africa at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

AP EXCLUSIVE: The pitfalls of a Trump presidency...

2017-01-03 20:46

The Trump International Golf Club in Dubai encapsulates the host of worries of possible conflicts of interest circulating around a president who is very different from America's past leaders.

US Fed adopts bank rule to prevent govt bailouts

2016-12-16 16:35

The US Federal Reserve has adopted one of the final banking reform steps following the 2008 financial crisis which aims to prevent government bailouts of major banks.

Fed inclined to hike rates if next president pumps up budget

2016-10-25 09:36

The Federal Reserve is inclined to raise interest rates higher than otherwise if the next president pursues a more stimulative fiscal policy.

From Nenegate to Brexit - see what moved rand the most

2016-07-14 07:52

INFOGRAPHIC: Nenegate, Brexit, Nkandla, China and US markets and political uncertainty in SA have sent the rand on a rollercoaster ride in 2016.

Brexit vote influences Fed call to hold rates steady

2016-06-15 22:00

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen says next week’s Brexit referendum was a factor in the US central bank’s decision to hold interest rates steady.

US economic growth slackens to slowest pace in 4 years

2016-06-06 07:22

Economic growth will slacken in 2016 to its slowest pace in four years as uncertainty about the presidential election weighs on the outlook, according to a survey of forecasters.

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