All Posts Tagged: jobless claims

U.S. Outlook: Soothing signs of economic growth

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent rise in industrial production

New economic data and a tentative stabilization in crude oil prices provide more evidence that economic contraction in the near term is unlikely.

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U.S. Outlook: A market swoon or a Black Swan?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing the volatility index trends over past 5 years.

This was the week for cataclysmic predictions from equity analysts.

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U.S. Outlook: Economy is looking better in October

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing the decline in weekly jobless claims over recent months.

Following the slowdown of August and September, the economic data points so far for October suggest the U.S. is picking up some growth momentum.

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U.S. Outlook: Updating our virtuous cycle checklist

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing latest dip in jobless claims

Economists have been trying to spot a pro-growth virtuous cycle in the current ecomomic expansion, and now we believe it’s near.

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