All Posts Tagged: GDP

U.S. Outlook: Consumers go shopping in the fourth quarter

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing retail sales

Retail sales gains have been impressive over the last three months.

Read More ›

Instant Analysis: FOMC decides to raise interest rates again

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Exterior of the Federal Reserve in winter, with bare trees with loads of branches slightly obscure the building.

The December FOMC decision to raise the Fed funds target rate another quarter percentage point reveals a chink developing in the armor of a unified FOMC. 

Read More ›

Investment Insights: Jury-rigged tax cuts

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Mechanical gear wheels, the center one has "tax reform" engraved on it.

Individual tax cuts may not only disappear but could become tax increases after a decade for half of American earners.

Read More ›

U.S. Outlook: Positive economic surprises continue

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist

The Bloomberg economic surprise index is at its highest level since March, as U.S. economic indicators have been generally surpassing economists’ forecasts over the past month.

Read More ›