All Posts Tagged: FOMC

Investment Insights: Yellen hikes up her sleeves?

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Road with a few cars traveling into a beautiful landscape with Grand Tetons in the background (near Jackson Hole, WY)

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is meeting with global monetary policy makers in Jackson Hole, WY, this week to discuss global growth concerns.

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U.S. Outlook: Q3 is off to a good start

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
chart showing rise & fall of weekly jobless claims for past 15 years or so

Concerns regarding a persistent undershoot on inflation and risks to growth abroad still weigh heavy on some FOMC member minds, yet most saw the downside risks to the U.S. economy as diminishing.

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Instant Analysis: FOMC statement for July

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Shot of the Federal Reserve on a sunny day.

The statement points out that the labor market has strengthened since the last FOMC meeting, and that household spending has been growing strongly.

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U.S. Outlook: U.S. economy is dancing to a different beat

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
outside shoppers in San Francisco

Just when you thought the economic doldrums would last forever, the U.S. economy is dancing to a different beat.

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