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Factbox: 2021 Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium Agenda

The Teton Mountain Range is pictured from the windows of Jackson Lake Lodge during the three-day ‘Challenges for Monetary Policy’ conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, U.S. August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Crosby/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 26 (Reuters) – Here is the agenda for Friday’s Jackson Hole Economic Policy […]

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Gold prices end higher as investors watch Jackson Hole economic policy symposium

Gold futures shook off early losses, finding support around the $1,780 mark to end higher, as investors looked to the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium for clues on the timeline of the Federal Reserve’s plans to undo COVID-era policies. The yellow metal has seen “some profit taking but has already found support around $1,780,” Craig […]

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Mortgage rates are roughly stable at 2.87%

Freddie Mac Mortgage Rate August 26, 2021What happened this week: Mortgage rates rose just 1 basis point to 2.87% in data this week from Freddie Mac, marking the third consecutive week of relative stability. As the stock market hits new highs and investors continue to digest the minutes of the Fed’s July meeting while awaiting […]

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3D Printed Home Technology Enters the Mainstream – Realtor.com Economic Research

Courtesy ICON 3D printing used to be a bit of a wacky idea, but now several 3D printed homes and projects have been successfully built and inhabited. To find out if today’s consumers are aware of current technology and how they feel about homes built this way, Realtor.com partnered with HarrisX to survey more than […]

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house building – Realtor.com Economic Research

Real estate markets have undergone extraordinary changes over the past year as the global pandemic has dominated business activity and headlines, and restricted the daily lives of most people. Through the ups and downs of COVID, housing markets have provided refuge from crosswinds. For most Americans, homes have become not only shelters, but have also […]

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How the courage of young people created a strong post-pandemic socio-economic system in Ghana

It is one of 38 winning blogs in the Blog4Dev 2021 competition, the World Bank’s annual writing competition in Africa, inviting young people to express themselves on a subject essential to the economic development of their country. Blog4Dev winners answered the question: How can young people work with their governments and civil society organizations to […]

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3D printed home technology enters the mainstream

Over 40% of Americans are familiar with home 3D printing technology Two-thirds of consumers would live in a 3D-printed house Affordability and energy efficiency are key to adoption Uncertainty about long-term viability, aesthetics and durability poses challenges 3D printing technology can complement existing construction methods The technology has made significant advances over the past decade, […]

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3D Printing – Realtor.com Business Search

Over 40% of Americans are familiar with home 3D printing technology Two-thirds of consumers would live in a 3D-printed house Affordability and energy efficiency are key to adoption Uncertainty about long-term viability, aesthetics and durability poses challenges 3D printing technology can complement existing construction methods The technology has made significant advances over the past decade, […]

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Kansas City Fed to Host Online Economic Policy Symposium

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – Due to the recently elevated COVID-19 health risk level in Teton County, Wyo., The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City will host its 2021 Economic Policy Symposium, “Macroeconomic Policy in an Unequal Economy,” virtually on Friday August 27. . “While we are disappointed that sanitary conditions prevent us from gathering in […]

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Demographic and economic survey of Poland 2021: new EU relaunch

Dublin, Aug. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Poland’s Opportunities for Population and Economic Growth” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Hailed as the European Union’s growth champion in 2019, Poland has experienced significant economic contractions in 2020. A resurgence of COVID-19 caused a double dip in the country’s GDP growth rate. Economic […]

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Republicans set tone for 2022 election, target Biden’s economic policy at Hales Corners event

Florida U.S. Senator Rick Scott and former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker took aim at the Biden administration’s economic policy during a “Save Our Paychecks” event Monday afternoon at a Hales Corners supper club. The two Republicans identified inflation, rising taxes and regulation as indicators that Democrats, who hold a majority in the US House of […]

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consumer prices – Realtor.com Economic Research

February 11, 2022 the The Realtor.com® Economics Team weekly video update gives you the relevant economic and real estate information you need to navigate the housing market as a buyer, seller or industry professional. This week, Economic Research Director George Ratiu discusses the latest data highlighting signs of a post-pandemic future. Economic momentum continues, leading […]

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Small Business Index – Realtor.com Economic Research

November 12, 2021 VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: I am Danielle Hale, Chief Economist for Realtor.com® and here’s what you need to know. With COVID cases stable across the country and increasing in some areas, states continue to experiment. In Colorado, for example, the governor declared all adults eligible for booster shots. Meanwhile, it is estimated that nearly […]

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The main orientations of Chinese economic policy — Valdai Club

Increasing mutual exports will help Russia and China to further strengthen not only political, but also economic cooperation. For both countries, the expansion of settlements in national currencies plays an important role in this process. On July 5, 2021, China celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CCP). In […]