All Posts Tagged: spending

U.S. Outlook: Good vibes here, policy easing there

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing increase in ISM Purchasing Manager Index

I expect much of the economic momentum of the second quarter will be sustained in the third.

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U.S. Outlook: Where is the consumer spending?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing quarterly wage shifts

We’re seeing more angst around the strength of U.S. consumer spending in the second quarter.

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U.S. Outlook: Evidence of growth rebound stacks up

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph of Surprise Index

This week’s economic data is promising on several fronts, as signs are emerging of improving business confidence in the U.S. economy.

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U.S. Outlook: Is weaker GDP consistent with the sentiment?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Bar graph of quarterly GDP performance of last two years and forecast of next two years

Despite overall weakness in the quarter, we’re seeing positive indicators of growth going forward, particularly in consumer activity.

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