Author: Scott Anderson

Instant Analysis: February jobs data

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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This is an all-around a solid employment report for the month of February that bodes well for better job and income growth in the months ahead.

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U.S. Outlook: Why the Fed will ignore signs of weakness

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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The latest round of U.S. economic data releases are still falling short of economists’ expectations, which has already been reduced.

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U.S. Outlook: New home sales buck slowdown trend

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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Better than expected January new home sales are a good sign for a continuing expansion of the housing market this year, but we expect slower growth in home building soon.

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U.S. Outlook: Can we get a clean data point? Please!

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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It has been awhile since we have had a decent untainted reading on the health of the U.S. economy. U.S. economic data hasn’t disappointed economists’ expectations this bad since 2012.

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