All Posts Tagged: unemployment rate

Instant Analysis: Employment report for September

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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You can almost hear the sigh of relief as a strong jobs report eased concerns about a sputtering global economy.

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Instant Analysis: August jobs report disappoints

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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There’s reason to look at this disappointing Labor Department report with a fair amount of skepticism.

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Instant Analysis: FOMC Statement, July 2014

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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The FOMC Statement for July was barely altered from the June meeting, and the taper remains on track for a November 1 end to QE asset purchases.

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Instant Analysis: June employment report

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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It has been a long time coming, but we finally got a jobs report that blew away even the most optimistic analyst expectations in June.

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