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  • Economy Watch: Economy Slows in November, But Only a Little

    By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor Did the Fed jump the gun when it comes to interest rates last week? That might be a question for economic historians someday, but for now the proof will be whether the U.S. economy continues to grow at a reasonable rate. That will be determined as

    National 22 December 2015 14:51
  • Economy Watch: When Will Interest Rates Rise?

    By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor No one expected this month’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting to result in higher interest rates, which is the monetary policy question of the moment, and indeed that’s what happened. Also as usual, there’s no information about when the uptick will happen, at least that the

    National 30 July 2015 13:31
  • Economy Watch: A Reason CRE Deals Continue to Move Forward

    By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor Even before the Federal Open Market Committee released the minutes of its latest minutes on Wednesday, few observers expected the Fed to adjust interest rates upward this summer. During the relatively robust days of late 2014, there was a fair amount of such speculation, but as

    National 21 May 2015 13:34
  • ‘Economy Watch’ Podcast with Dees Stribling: A Look at Interest Rates

    No higher interest rates, for now. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Tags: economy watch, interest rates, Multimedia

    National 27 March 2015 13:07