All Posts Tagged: Scott Anderson

U.S. Outlook: Low inflation gets the Fed’s attention

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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What really got the Fed to hold off on raising interest rates in September was the recent behavior and near-term outlook for U.S. inflation.

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Numbers Count: How rising rates may affect mortgages

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Here’s my take on the key numbers on the housing market this week.

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Instant Analysis: September FOMC meeting

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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The FOMC left interest rates unchanged at their September meeting, but the median still anticipates one Fed funds rate hike this year.

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Interest Rates 101: What businesses may expect from a hike

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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Businesses might have to look at other sources of financing than just borrowing.

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