Author: Scott Anderson

U.S. Outlook: U.S., Mexico reach preliminary trade agreement

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Semi truck hauling 8 new cars through a vast field under a partly cloudy sky.

It is improbable that future U.S.-Canada trade will not be governed by a trade agreement in one form or another.

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U.S. Outlook: How slow can the housing market go?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Housing being built on a small hill, with wooden scaffolding surrounding much of it. Lovely sunrise is shining above the horizon.

Much of the recently released U.S. housing market data has been on the weaker side.

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Instant Analysis: August FOMC meeting minutes

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Facade of the Federal Reserve building in Washington DC on a sunny day.

A September rate hike is a near certainty at the next FOMC meeting. 

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U.S. Outlook: Emerging markets turmoil returns

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Flea market scene in Argentina, with lots of shoppers milling about.

Emerging markets turmoil returned with a vengeance this week, and it’s more than a simple “taper tantrum” this time around.

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