All Posts Tagged: manufacturing

U.S. Outlook: The glass-half-full economy

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing upward trend in consumer confidence.

Consumer confidence is soaring, despite financial volatility and a weak global economy.

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U.S. Outlook: Taking the temperature of the consumer

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent rebound in consumer spending.

Consumer spending was back on track in August.

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U.S. Outlook: Good vibes here, policy easing there

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing increase in ISM Purchasing Manager Index

I expect much of the economic momentum of the second quarter will be sustained in the third.

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Instant Analysis: U.S. employment report for July

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Young professional woman smiling at a colleague

The job number for July was not as strong as one would expect given the sharp drop in initial jobless claims on the month.

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