All Posts Tagged: jobs

Instant Analysis: Jobs report for July

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Carpenter varnishing a large board

A better-than-expected employment report for July caps a two-month period of robust U.S. job gains.

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U.S. Outlook: A rock solid U.S. employment report for June

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Chart showing the growth in June jobs by sector.

The dismal May jobs report appears to be a one-month aberration, as we suspected, rather than the start of a pronounced economic downturn.

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U.S. Outlook: Dark clouds on the horizon

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing projected slowdown in job growth in next few quarters

Financial volatility is on the rise and uncertainty is high enough to keep the FOMC in a holding pattern until the storm clouds dissipate.

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U.S. Outlook: Glass half-full or half-empty?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
graph showing trends in consumer spending, with recent rise.

The mixed picture of U.S. economic growth continued this week, and the May jobs number was more than disappointing.

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