Instant Analysis: FOMC statement for November

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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The message from the FOMC this month is no change in monetary policy plans, with the economy and inflation evolving close to our expectations.

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Instant Analysis: Q3 GDP sizzles

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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The advance estimate of third quarter GDP growth exceeded nearly all expectations largely shaking off the negative impact of the fall hurricanes.

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U.S. Outlook: Time for tighter monetary policy?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Business equipment spending chart

This week we saw resilient third quarter GDP. Next week, we expect a strong rebound in U.S. payroll growth for October.

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U.S. Outlook: Q3 GDP report preview

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent drop in housing starts.

We estimate the combined hit to third quarter GDP could be above one full percentage point worth of Q3 GDP growth.

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