Posts tagged Federal Reserve

    Opinion: Handcuffing Freelancers Is Bad For Economy And Small Business

    June 3, 2022 // Addressing the increasing economic uncertainty, rising inflation, and declining consumer confidence requires a pro-growth economic response from Washington D.C. The right policy focuses on broad-based deregulation to reduce costs on businesses, encourage entrepreneurship, and incent greater economic activity

    The Jobs Report Came in Strong. Don’t Celebrate Yet.

    February 7, 2022 // The Biden administration is celebrating the better-than-expected 467,000 January job-creation numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But the new data put the Federal Reserve even further behind in fighting inflation, potentially setting up a 50 basis point increase in March, rather than the 25 basis point increase markets are primed for. That could send equities further down.

    Companies unexpectedly cut 301,000 jobs in January as omicron slams labor market, ADP says

    February 2, 2022 // Companies cut jobs in January for the first time in more than a year as the spread of the Covid omicron variant appeared to hit hiring, payroll processing firm ADP reported Wednesday.