Video: Mark Rogers on the US Economy — Week of January 21, 2014

Econoday’s Mark Rogers provides a look at key economic announcements for the US this week. In this segment: Housing wavering but manufacturing improving.

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  • Housing sector wavering 00:30
  • Manufacturing sector gaining momentum 02:15
  • Slippage in consumer confidence, but retail sales looked good in December 03:15
  • Most economists looking for a healthy GDP growth 04:00
  • Jobless claims have not shown much improvement 04:50
  • FOMC Meeting: What to expect? 06:27
  • Fed is transitioning at the Fed chair 06:48
  • Fed debate on tapering 08:07
  • Even with taper, Fed’s balance sheet continues to rise 10:10
  • Reverse repo will likely be a key Fed policy tool in continuing quarters 10:54
  • Fed has been practicing token transactions in reverse repo 11:50