All Posts Tagged: GDP

U.S. Outlook: Keeping the faith on the U.S. economy

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent consumer inflation trends, with consumer prices holding steady.

Despite the slight dip in real GDP in the fourth quarter (2.2%), the U.S. economy continues to perform in-line with our forecasts.

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Report: California regional economic outlook

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing jobs growth in CA by sector during 2014

We expect California’s labor market to continue its momentum, growing at an accelerated 2.4% in 2015 and 2.2% in 2016.

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U.S. Outlook: The slog continues

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Bar graph showing monthly retails sales in 2014, with red dips in Jan and Dec.

After all the recent good economic news in recent weeks, the retail sales decline in December was a disappointment.

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U.S. Outlook: Financial markets go haywire

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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With recent sharp swings in oil, foreign exchange, and equity markets, what are the markets trying to tell us?

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