All Posts Tagged: consumers

U.S. Outlook: September bounce intact

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent rise in monthly auto sales.

Coming off a weak August, the data we have received so far for September shows economic growth bounced back decisively last month.

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Interest Rates 101: What consumers may expect from a hike

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Several young adults enjoying a dinner outdoors at a long table in a farm-like setting.

If you’re on a pension and relying on investment income, that’s been a huge problem for your spending. But that’s going to change.

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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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U.S. Outlook: Good vibes here, policy easing there

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing increase in ISM Purchasing Manager Index

I expect much of the economic momentum of the second quarter will be sustained in the third.

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