All Posts Tagged: surprise index

U.S. Outlook: The economy is muddling along

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing the US Economic Surprise Index

A worsening trade performance and declines in business investment and industrial production have dominated the economic landscape.

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U.S. Outlook: Trouble abroad

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
graph of US surprise index trending upward in recent months.

On its own, the U.S. economy appears to be on a solid path for growth. But global outlook data suggests there are a few problem spots to watch.

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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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