How will Federal Reserve’s new ‘toolbox’ impact economy? The U.S. economy is starting off 2020 in a solid place, after economic activity continued to expand “modestly” over the last six weeks of 2019, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book. “Expectations for the near-term outlook remained modestly favorable across the nation,” the Fed said. Almost all of the Fed’s 12 districts reported modest growth, the Fed said in its region-by-region roundup of anecdotal information […]