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Ag economist looks ahead to Friday’s Hogs and Pigs report

News Ag economist looks ahead to Friday’s Hogs and Pigs report It’s a big week for USDA reports. USDA’s final Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report of 2022 will provide some insight into where hog supplies are headed next year. University of Missouri livestock economist Scott Brown. “We might get a modest increase in production in … Read more

Charlotte economist predicts slow growth next year

On Flashpoint, UNC professor John Connaughton expects inflation will slowly drop. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In 2023, consumers should expect slow economic growth in the face of inflation. “I think by this time next year, we’ll probably be looking at a 3-4% rate of inflation. And during early ’24, the Fed should be able to, if … Read more

Former Reserve Bank economist says GDP figure could be revised

Fears a positive economic result could yield a negative one down the track. Our GDP grew two percent in the three months to September, blowing most economist predictions out of the water. But former Reserve Bank economist Michael Reddell says he’s suspicious of the result and wonders if it will be revised to a lower … Read more

Top URI Economist: RI’s Economy Is Slowing

Thursday, December 15, 2022 Leonard Lardaro, URI Economist   View Larger + URI Economist Leonard Lardaro PHOTO: file After two extremely strong months, Rhode Island’s economy slowed a bit in October. For both August and September, the Current Conditions Index reached values of 92, with all but one indicator improving. More impressively, the CCI indicators … Read more

Expect some pain in 2023, economist tells Greater Sudbury chamber

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Lack of skilled workers is also holding Sudbury’s economy back, Stephen Tapp says Stephen Tapp, chief economist of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, was the guest speaker at the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook 2023 luncheon in Copper Cliff, Ont. on Thursday December 8, 2022. John Lappa/Sudbury … Read more

Interest rates could be close to their peak, according to Ulster University economist

As Danske Bank forecasts Northern Ireland‘s economy entering recession in 2023, Gareth Hetherington said it is likely to recover during 2024. Mr Hetherington, director of the Ulster University Economic Policy Centre (UUEPC) said: “Just as many economies around the world were recovering strongly from the impacts of the pandemic, higher energy prices has created a … Read more

This Harvard-schooled economist says retiring early is a move you’ll ‘regret’ — here are 3 big problems with hanging it up in your 50s

‘One of the worst money mistakes’: This Harvard-schooled economist says retiring early is a move you’ll ‘regret’ — here are 3 big problems with hanging it up in your 50s Retire early? As the old saying goes, that’s good work if you can get it. But as a respected Harvard PhD economist notes, too many … Read more

Ex-Central Bank Economist Named Peru’s New Finance Chief

Article content (Bloomberg) — Peru’s new President Dina Boluarte named a US-educated economist who has spent most of his career at the central bank as economy minister, potentially soothing investor nerves after last week’s political chaos.  Article content The new finance chief, Alex Contreras, served as deputy economy minister under former President Pedro Castillo, who … Read more

Ex-Central Bank Economist Named Peru’s New Finance Chief

(Bloomberg) — Peru’s new President Dina Boluarte named a US-educated economist who has spent most of his career at the central bank as economy minister, potentially soothing investor nerves after last week’s political chaos. Most Read from Bloomberg The new finance chief, Alex Contreras, served as deputy economy minister under former President Pedro Castillo, who … Read more

Top economist Mohamed El-Erian says crypto is a canary in the coal mine for an era of ‘irresponsible risk taking’—and the fallout could lead to ‘financial accidents’

Crypto investors have collectively lost $2 trillion since November of last year, and the list of casualties in the ongoing Crypto Winter continues to grow.  The downturn was only compounded by the collapse of the world’s second largest crypto exchange, FTX, which went bust last month, leading to accusations that its former CEO was running … Read more