Instant Analysis: FOMC Statement, July 2014

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Closeup of pillars on exterior of Federal Reserve building

The FOMC Statement for July was barely altered from the June meeting, and the taper remains on track for a November 1 end to QE asset purchases.

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U.S. Outlook: Don’t get complacent about the deficit

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing the growing of the US deficit over past few years.

The U.S. is unlikely to grow its way out of future deficit disaster.

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U.S. Outlook: Manufacturing’s window into the economy

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing avg weekly hours of manufacturing workers

Want to see something striking about the health and direction of the economy? Look into recent industrial production and manufacturing data.

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U.S. Outlook: Signs of healing in the jobs market

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing the movement upward in the number of job openings in U.S.

The latest details on job openings, layoffs, and people quitting are positive signs of an improving employment picture.

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