Video: Mark Rogers on the US Economy — Week of March 17, 2014

Econoday’s Mark Rogers provides a look at key economic announcements for the US. This week: The US economy sees a strong rebound on weather effects.

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Highlights:

  • Industrial production stronger than expected: Warm weather effect? 0.17
  • What is the industrial output report measuring, and why does it matter? 1.50
  • Will there be a further weather-related rebound after February?  2.30
  • Janet Yellen’s first press conference: “She will become her own person, eventually…” 2.57
  • “We can expect $10 billion taper each FOMC meeting until we reach zero” 4.01
  • There is a reduction in the GDP forecast: We need to pay close attention to the forecast coming out this Wednesday 5.10