All Posts Tagged: Scott Anderson

Instant Analysis: April’s FOMC statement

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
View from the street of the Federal Reserve building on a sunny day.

I believe the FOMC took some very minor baby steps today toward paving the way toward another rate hike before too long.

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U.S. Outlook: Gearing up for the big week ahead

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
chart showing upward trend in S&P 500 stock price index.

An advanced estimate of first-quarter GDP and the April FOMC decision will be among the activities to watch next week.

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U.S. Outlook: Retail sales slip again in March

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
graph showing trends in personal savings rate over last several years.

March retail sales came in lower than expected, down 0.3%, ending a disappointing first quarter for consumer spending.

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U.S. Outlook: The labor market through a different prism

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
graph showing growth and loss trends in job openings for past several years.

What are labor market indicators — other than the monthly jobs report — telling us about the current health and future state of the jobs market?

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