U.S. Outlook: Retail sales shift into higher gear

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Chart showing recent growth in various categories of retail sales.

The U.S. consumer is coming through in a big way, and not a moment too soon.

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Quick thoughts on May’s U.S. payroll report

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Commuters on a sunny day walking across a bridge toward a city center on their way to work.

Job growth roared back to life in May.

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U.S. Outlook: Fixed income markets on the move

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing 10-year yields on bonds of US, Germany, and Japan.

In this week’s report, I look at what may be behind the sell-off in fixed income markets and what implications we may expect.

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U.S. Outlook: An encouraging upward revision

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing rise in home sales, year-over-year

Revisions in the April durable goods report were the most encouraging development for the U.S. economic growth prospects over the near term.

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