All Posts Tagged: retail sales

U.S. Outlook: Fed gambles on inflation’s return

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Chart showing sales growth/loss by category, compared to a year ago.

Mixed messages continue to be thrown off by the U.S. economy.

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U.S. Outlook: Floating higher

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent rise in market capital during this strong earnings season.

Investors are celebrating one of the best earnings seasons in more than two years.

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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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Investment Insights: Trumping monetary policy

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Evening street-shopping scene, with strings of holiday lights suspended over the sidewalk.

While we are anticipating more activity and trading volume in 2017, the remainder of 2016 still may hold a few surprises.

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