U.S. Outlook: Factoring in a global downturn

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
graph showing recent rise in volatility index.

Financial market volatility has returned with a vengeance. And many signs suggest it could be around for a while.

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U.S. Outlook: Fear replaces greed on Wall Street

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing upward trend in investor confidence over last several years.

The markdown of the global growth outlook for this year hit like a grenade on the stock market this week.

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U.S. Outlook: Taking the temperature of the consumer

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent rebound in consumer spending.

Consumer spending was back on track in August.

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Instant Analysis: Employment report for September

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Smiling African American man shaking hands with another man in a bright white office setting.

You can almost hear the sigh of relief as a strong jobs report eased concerns about a sputtering global economy.

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