Author: Scott Anderson

Instant Analysis: U.S. employment report for July

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Young professional woman smiling at a colleague

The job number for July was not as strong as one would expect given the sharp drop in initial jobless claims on the month.

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U.S. Outlook: Is stronger growth in Q2 sustainable?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Bar graph showing real, quarterly GDP growth/loss over past few years.

Before we get too excited Q2 GDP growth, let’s take a closer look at some of the components that make up this important economic indicator.

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Instant Analysis: FOMC Statement, July 2014

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Closeup of pillars on exterior of Federal Reserve building

The FOMC Statement for July was barely altered from the June meeting, and the taper remains on track for a November 1 end to QE asset purchases.

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U.S. Outlook: Don’t get complacent about the deficit

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing the growing of the US deficit over past few years.

The U.S. is unlikely to grow its way out of future deficit disaster.

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