All Posts Tagged: Scott Anderson

Mixed Outlook for U.S. Remains, Signs of Life from Abroad

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist

The takeaway from all the latest reports is that the U.S. economic outlook remains mixed with the balance of indicators continuing to point toward further slowing in the months ahead. But on the bright side, the U.S slowdown glide path we are on is gradual.

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A 2020 Forecast Upgrade Despite December Payroll Miss

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist

U.S. nonfarm payrolls increased by only 145k jobs in December, a slight undershoot from the consensus forecast of 160k and our own forecast of 170k. This is a sharp deterioration from November’s 256k job gain.

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2020 Economic Outlook

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist

What will shape U.S. economic performance in 2020 now that a few significant risks have been reduced?

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California Economic Outlook

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Two girls working in a factory

Job growth in California has been robust lately, especially in the construction and healthcare industries, but can it last in 2020?

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