All Posts Tagged: interest rates

U.S. Outlook: Another leg down for manufacturing

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
graph shwing downward trend in manufacturing

From regional manufacturing surveys to durable good orders, the near-term outlook for U.S. manufacturing remains moribund.

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Instant Analysis: FOMC statement for January

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Crowd of people going to work

I think the Fed is on hold right now and hasn’t made up its mind yet about the global market volatility and economic developments in China.

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U.S. Outlook: Keep one eye on the fundamentals

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing rises and falls - especially recently - in U.S. gas prices.

It’s important to remember that the stock market and the oil market are not the U.S. economy.

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Numbers Count: Refi or HELOC? Home remodels tick up

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African American man in sweatshirt and goggles as he gets ready to drill into the molding near roof inside his house.

Here’s my take on the key numbers on the housing market this week.

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