All Posts Tagged: FOMC

U.S. Outlook: Dissecting FOMC intentions

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing monthly totals of jobs created (or lost) in the past 5 years.

The Federal Reserve remained coy in its July statement about when to initiate the first Fed funds interest rate hike.

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Instant Analysis: July FOMC statement

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Closeup of pillars on exterior of Federal Reserve building

I see no reason to change my call for a September rate hike at this time. 

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Instant Analysis: June FOMC meeting

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
View from the street of the Federal Reserve building on a sunny day.

The FOMC remains determined to raise the Fed funds target rate at least once this year, despite the disappointing first-quarter economic performance.

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Quick thoughts on May’s U.S. payroll report

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Commuters on a sunny day walking across a bridge toward a city center on their way to work.

Job growth roared back to life in May.

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