May 13, 2021

CBO cuts US growth forecast amid warnings on trade spats

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From Newsmax U.S. economic growth will probably accelerate this year before slowing in 2019 to well below the Trump administration’s 3 percent target as a fiscal stimulus fades, congressional researchers projected on Monday. In an updated economic outlook, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected that inflation adjusted or real gross domestic product (GDP) would […]

WashPost: McConnell fast-tracking stalled US Senate Health Bill to CBO

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From Newsmax A new and revised version of the troubled Senate healthcare bill may be shipped off to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) for review this week,The Washington Post reports. Capitol Hill aides and lobbyists told the newspaper that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing to get a reworked bill to the CBO by […]

US: Trump scores healthcare victory in House

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From BBC The US House of Representatives has passed a healthcare bill, bringing President Trump’s pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare a stride closer. The American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed with a vote to spare, after weeks of cajoling within the Republican party to muster enough support. Democrats were unanimously opposed and their House […]

Annual Cayman Islands Fidelity Conference to focus on economic growth

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GRAND  CAYMAN  13th January  2017. Fidelity Bank (Cayman) Limited today announced the line up for their 14th annual Cayman Economic Outlook  “CEO” conference which will take  place  on  Thursday  2nd February. Over the past decade Fidelity have firmly established CEO as the  platform  for predicting local economic health for the year ahead. Each year the […]