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Greenspan Hints at More Interest Rate Hikes

Federal Reserve chairman cites “contained” inflation and businesses’ “increased pricing power.”Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan signaled Thursday the U.S. central bank isn’t finished with interest rate increases, saying the U.S. economy is on a “reasonably firm footing” and businesses’ pricing power appears to be growing.

Testifying before Congress’s Joint Economic Committee, Greenspan said the most recent U.S. economic data aren’t “presaging a more serious slowdown in the pace of activity.” Although inflation remains “contained,” he said, the profits of nonfinancial businesses are suggesting “increased pricing power.” Accordingly, he said, the Fed aims to continue raising interest rates in small increments.

The testimony comes three weeks before the Fed is forecast to raise its benchmark interest rate for a ninth straight time. The Fed also will use its two-day meeting on June 29-30 to prepare the semi-annual forecast that Greenspan will present to Congress next month.

“Despite the uneven character of the expansion over the past year, the U.S. economy has done well, on net, by most measures,” Greenspan was quoted in the media as saying. He attributed the recent seesaw pattern of U.S. economic growth to the rise and fall of oil prices, saying, “sharply higher prices of oil imports have diminished U.S. purchasing power.”

Although the chairman said he expects inflation to stay in check, he implied that the outlook remains murky. He said it’s not clear whether rising labor costs will produce an increase in inflation or a drop in profit margins.

In the meanwhile, the government reported Thursday that the number of people filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell by 21,000 last week, the biggest decline in seven weeks.The Labor Department said 330,000 newly laid-off workers filed benefit claims last week after a surge of 27,000 new claims the previous week, which had been the biggest one-week jump since early 2004.
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