All Posts Tagged: oil prices

Instant Analysis: Employment report for February

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Busy urban walkway with a male and female executive meeting and shaking hands.

Bad winter weather and the West Coast port slowdown weren’t enough to shake the improving momentum in the U.S. labor market.

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U.S. Outlook: Insights from the Beige Book report

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing the rise in job openings, with latest high in Feb.

This month’s Beige Book report from the Federal Reserve was rather unusual.

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U.S. Outlook: Keeping the faith on the U.S. economy

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent consumer inflation trends, with consumer prices holding steady.

Despite the slight dip in real GDP in the fourth quarter (2.2%), the U.S. economy continues to perform in-line with our forecasts.

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Instant Analysis: Janet Yellen seeks flexibility on rate hike timing

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Upward view of Capitol building and steps, with blue sky and puffy clouds in the background.

Janet Yellen did not stray far from the content of the January FOMC minutes in her Congressional testimony this week.

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