All Posts Tagged: manufacturing

U.S. Outlook: A better end to 2016 and a promising start for 2017

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent rise in business equipment spending.

It’s now official that the U.S. economy got back on track in the second half of 2016.

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U.S. Outlook: U.S. jobs engine remains intact

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing year-over-year trend in hourly wages, with recent upturn.

Details of the December payroll report reveal a solid U.S. labor market with plenty of fuel left in the tank.

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Investment Insights: Starting off on the right foot

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Flat road with "2017" painted on it leading into a vast horizon under a few dark clouds and sun peeking through.

The financial markets seem to be starting off the year on a positive note as investor optimism buoys markets.

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U.S. Outlook: Sentiment breaks harder, will hard data follow?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent rise in small business optimism.

Confidence is infectious these days. Many economic surveys are all pointing to a rare outbreak of positivity and growth.

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