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Fed message that rates will be on hold for 'a while' clashes with bets on 2023 rate cut

Fed message that rates will be on hold for ‘a while’ clashes with bets on 2023 rate cut

(Bloomberg) – Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has history on his side as he and his colleagues part ways with Wall Street on how long interest rates will stay high in 2023. Bloomberg’s Most Read After the fastest monetary policy tightening since the 1980s, the central bank is expected to raise its benchmark rate by …

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Wealthy Chinese keep spending while others cut spending, survey finds

Wealthy Chinese keep spending while others cut spending, survey finds

Pictured is a science fiction-themed installation at Maison Hermes in Shanghai, China, November 28, 2022. Edition of the future | Edition of the future | Getty Images BEIJING — Wealthier Chinese were more likely to spend this year, while poorer people cut spending even more, McKinsey and Company found in a survey released Thursday. The …

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SF's downtown condo market is cratering, with units selling at cut prices

SF’s downtown condo market is cratering, with units selling at cut prices

San Francisco’s sluggish, post-COVID recovery is hammering the downtown condo market, with owners increasingly willing to sell at a discount amid ongoing tech layoffs and office closures, according to a new report of the Compass real estate brokerage firm. According to the report, median condo sales prices in the Greater Downtown and South of Market …

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Wall Street's biggest banks cut bonuses by up to 30%

Wall Street’s biggest banks cut bonuses by up to 30%

(Bloomberg) – Across Wall Street, this year’s gloomy expectations for banker bonuses are quickly proving true, as a slump in deals ends the industry’s war for talent and corporations regain the upper hand in fixing wages. Bloomberg’s Most Read JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Corp. and Citigroup Inc. are all considering cutting bonus …

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Middle East oil producers under pressure to cut prices again | OilPrice.com

The Middle East has steadily reaped the benefits of its oil wealth throughout 2022, arguably one of the most successful years for the region as a whole in recent history. Yet the outlook for next year is not so rosy. The global economy is in disarray, with the double whammy of a strong US dollar …

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