All Posts Tagged: labor market

Instant Analysis: Employment report for October

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Four businesspeople talking in a busy plaza of a major international city.

Growing signs of a tightening U.S. labor market were clearly visible in this month’s report, from dropping unemployment rates to rising wages.

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Instant Analysis: FOMC statement for July

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Shot of the Federal Reserve on a sunny day.

The statement points out that the labor market has strengthened since the last FOMC meeting, and that household spending has been growing strongly.

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Instant Analysis: FOMC statement for June

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Federal Reserve at dusk.

The doves reigned supreme at the June FOMC meeting. As expected, there was no change to the Fed funds target rate, which remains at a range of 0.25 to 0.50 percent.

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U.S. Outlook: Low rates for a while longer

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent rise in job openings

Like a user of the Tinder app evaluating a romantic prospect, I believe Fed Chair Yellen will, once again, swipe left: Interest rate hike rejected!

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