All Posts Tagged: Federal Reserve

U.S. Outlook: Waiting for consumer credit to normalize

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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We’ve been waiting to see some growth in consumer credit, and it looks like some encouraging signs could ramp up in the months ahead.

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U.S. Outlook: Jobs rebound, though problems remain

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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Better February job gains and a rapid decline in initial jobless claim so far for March gives a new hope and healthy boost to the recovering U.S. economy, though several labor market indicators remain weak.

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U.S. Outlook: Is the Yellen FOMC more hawkish?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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Despite a weak start to the year and financial volatility in emerging markets, the FOMC appears to have doubled-down on its monetary exit strategy in March.

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Instant Analysis: February jobs data

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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This is an all-around a solid employment report for the month of February that bodes well for better job and income growth in the months ahead.

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