All Posts Tagged: labor market

Instant Analysis: Employment report for June

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Attendees at a conference in front of large glass windows, the sun in the background.

Nothing in this report dissuades me that labor market progress continues — just not as fast as we would all like to see as the second quarter comes to a close. 

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Quick thoughts on May’s U.S. payroll report

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Commuters on a sunny day walking across a bridge toward a city center on their way to work.

Job growth roared back to life in May.

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U.S. Outlook: Consumers still hold back in April

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent decline in retail sales.

We can’t blame bad weather for another month of disappointing retail sales.

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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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