Author: Scott Anderson

Instant Analysis: U.S. employment report for May

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Hospital doctors conversing outdoors.

The May jobs report was actually a pleasant but somewhat boring read, for a change.

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U.S. Outlook: Evidence of growth rebound stacks up

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph of Surprise Index

This week’s economic data is promising on several fronts, as signs are emerging of improving business confidence in the U.S. economy.

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U.S. Outlook: Positive outlook unshaken by dismal Q1 GDP

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing GDP growth

Despite gloomy news headlines, the GDP report’s details were less concerning and actually made the case for stronger growth ahead.

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U.S. Outlook: The Fed’s FOMC talks exit strategy in April

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing rising reserve balances at Fed banks.

The markets just got a big reminder that the era of extraordinary monetary accommodation may be in its final days.

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