All Posts Tagged: consumer spending

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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U.S. Outlook: What’s in store for September payrolls?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph of initial jobless claims YTD 2014, with falling trend line.

The U.S. economy appears to be holding on to much of its momentum in the third quarter.

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U.S. Outlook: Is stronger growth in Q2 sustainable?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Bar graph showing real, quarterly GDP growth/loss over past few years.

Before we get too excited Q2 GDP growth, let’s take a closer look at some of the components that make up this important economic indicator.

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2014 GDP: A weak start but a strong end?

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Closeup on the middle of a road, leading off into the horizon under a bright orange sunset.

Some investors may be asking: Was Q1 the start of a downturn, or is it an outlier?

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