All Posts Tagged: Federal Reserve

U.S. Outlook: Another worrying sign—the job market

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist

U.S. job growth slowed considerably in August, raising the possibility of two more Federal Reserve rate cuts this year.

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U.S. Outlook: Employment Data Show Rot Beneath the Surface

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist

The latest U.S. employment data may seem solid, but we see clear signs of rot and deterioration below the surface that suggest even slower job growth ahead.

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U.S. Outlook: A Fed rate cut is still needed

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist

Despite positive readings on some major U.S. economic indicators in June and July, red flags surrounding future growth continue to appear.

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Investment Insights: Lackluster trade fireworks

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy

After all the excitement surrounding the trade meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping over the weekend, the outcome seems to have fallen flat for investors.

On Friday, ahead of the summit, the S&P 500 leapt higher before paring gains on Monday as investors realized no long-term solution had been reached. However, some positives did result from the conversation between the two heads of state.

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