All Posts Tagged: interest rates

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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U.S. Outlook: No worries, mate — rebound continues

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent GDP readings, along with forecast for next several quarters.

It’s been another week of better readings on U.S. housing, initial jobless claims, and leading economic indicators.

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Numbers Count: Optimism climbs for potential sellers

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For Sale sign with female realtor in background.

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

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U.S. Outlook: Financial volatility takes center stage

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing dramatic rises and falls in Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index in recent years.

The drama unfolding in Greece and China is dominating the headlines and has relegated the discussion of Fed liftoff to the back pages of the newspaper.

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