U.S. Outlook: Waiting for consumer credit to normalize

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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We’ve been waiting to see some growth in consumer credit, and it looks like some encouraging signs could ramp up in the months ahead.

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U.S. Outlook: Manufacturing rebound is on track

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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Recent economic data points to further strengthening of the U.S. economy this year. We see plenty of reasons to remain optimistic about the outlook for U.S. manufacturing, and that revitalization of the manufacturing sector will eventually spill over into other sectors of the economy. Below are brief highlights of my weekly economic analysis, followed by […]

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Instant Analysis: March payroll report

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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The markets got a solid and improving labor market snapshot for March, but not a blow-out payroll report as some analysts were expecting.

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U.S. Outlook: Jobs rebound, though problems remain

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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Better February job gains and a rapid decline in initial jobless claim so far for March gives a new hope and healthy boost to the recovering U.S. economy, though several labor market indicators remain weak.

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