Fighting to make Connecticut a prime state for business, jobs, and economic development. The spotlight is Wednesday’s determination by the Federal Reserve that will likely see Chairman Jerome Powell and colleagues cut interest rates for the primary time in additional than a decade, and go away open the potential of additional action down the street.
The U.S. will impose a ten% tax on roughly $200 billion value of goods imported from China, effective September 24. The tax will rise to 25% at the end of the year, President Trump introduced September 17. Chinese government officers said they are going to impose retaliatory tariffs.
In a heavy economic news cycle dominated by the Fed’s first price cut in additional than 10 years and the prognosticating over whether or not extra cuts will follow, financial gauges this week upset more often than they exceeded expectations.
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Delivering a light jolt to an financial system that’s dealing with headwinds from tame inflation at home to trade disputes and a global slowdown, the Federal Reserve is almost sure to chop interest rates in the present day for the first time in more than a decade.