Instant Analysis: Key insights from Chair Yellen’s testimony before Congress

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Eagle sculpture above the stone wall inscribed "Federal Reserve" on the institution

Today Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen kept her options open; there was no additional information on timing or number of Fed interest rate hikes this year.

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U.S. Outlook: Growth trends have flipped

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing rate of growth for the top 10 states with most GDP growth in Q2 2015.

The real GDP by state increased 3.8% in aggregate in Q2 2015, marking positive growth across 46 states and Washington, D.C.

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Instant Analysis: Employment report for January

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Man and woman working in mechanic/industrial setting.

The January employment report was not the disaster the markets were bracing for, or even anticipating.

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Instant Analysis: Advance GDP estimate for Q4 2015

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Large cargo ship leaving Asian part with city skyline in the distance on a sunny day with fluffy clouds in background.

The composition of U.S. growth in the fourth quarter was as mixed as we thought. 

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