Matthew Boesler

Government, Business

Powell Again Warns of Weak US Recovery Without Enough Aid

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a virtual news conference on Sept. 16. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a virtual news conference on Sept. 16. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned of a weak U.S. recovery without sufficient government aid and said providing too much stimulus wouldn’t be a problem.

Matthew Boesler | Bloomberg News
October 6, 2020
Government, Business

Shipping Costs Surge, but Driver Pay Lags, Labor Data Shows

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It’s the talk of corporate America: Shipping costs are surging.

Matthew Boesler | Bloomberg News
August 9, 2018
Business

Many Americans Missing Solid Job Market’s Bounty, Fed Poll Shows

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Many U.S. households remain in a precarious financial position despite unemployment falling to the lowest level in years, a new Federal Reserve survey shows.

Matthew Boesler | Bloomberg News
May 22, 2018
Government, Business

Fed Economists Say Tariffs More Likely to Kill Than Create Jobs

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U.S. President Donald Trump may hope his tariffs on imported steel and aluminum will create new jobs, or at least protect existing ones. Researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said the opposite outcome was more likely.

Matthew Boesler | Bloomberg News
April 19, 2018
Business

Consumers See Higher Wage Growth, Inflation in Fed Survey

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U.S. consumer expectations for wage growth rose in December to the highest level in three years, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey.

Matthew Boesler | Bloomberg News
January 16, 2018