All Posts Tagged: GDP

U.S. Outlook: Uneven growth with whiffs of higher prices

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing the downward movement of the trade deficit.

This week’s U.S. Trade report for March revealed an even more lopsided trade performance than was estimated in last week’s Q1 GDP report.

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Instant Analysis: GDP report for Q1 2015

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Cars parked on street, covered in snow with snow-covered trees around.

The fingerprints of a strong U.S. dollar and worse-than-expected winter weather were all over the report. 

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U.S. Outlook: Flat start but stronger finish still in focus

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing Feb dip in consumer spending.

It has been another ham-handed start to the year, as two recent data points for February and March were downbeat indicators.

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U.S. Outlook: FOMC scales back rate hike expectations

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent drop in U.S. exports

This week the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) aligned its expectations for the Fed funds target rate lift-off more closely with the market’s.

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