U.S. Outlook: The mystery of the steepening yield curve

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent steep rise in yield curve

The sharp steepening of the U.S.Treasury yield curve since the beginning of September
deserves some sleuthing.

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U.S. Outlook: September FOMC rate hike — a go or no go?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent rise in job openings.

Several prominent Fed governors have tried in recent weeks to prepare markets for a near-term 0.25 percentage point rate hike.

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U.S. Outlook: A sobering budget forecast

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing projected rise in national debt

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) updated its economic and federal budget outlook for the next 10 years, and we find the budget path quite sobering.

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Instant Analysis: Employment report for August

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Modern, busy office with several people at desks, as young woman rushes by in a blur.

Overall, it’s a weaker-than-expected jobs report for August that showed renewed softening in the goods-producing side of the economy.

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