World bonds wave recession flags as future inflation evaporates

LONDON (Reuters) – After almost three years of successfully predicting a global economic revival, world bond markets are furiously flagging the risk of yet another recession, as well as low inflation for a generation. FILE PHOTO: The flags of China, U.S. and the Chinese Communist Party are displayed in a Continue Reading

Strong U.S. growth, weak inflation leave Fed stuck happily on hold

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady at its policy meeting this week as policymakers balance recent stronger-than-expected U.S. economic growth against sluggish inflation. Officials have given no signal in recent weeks of any change to the U.S. central bank’s benchmark overnight lending rate, Continue Reading