All Posts Tagged: unemployment rate

Quick thoughts on May’s U.S. payroll report

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Commuters on a sunny day walking across a bridge toward a city center on their way to work.

Job growth roared back to life in May.

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Instant Analysis: March FOMC statement

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Front view of the Federal Reserve building in Washington, DC

The big news today was the large downward revision in the FOMC participants’ expected Fed funds rate targets over the next three years.

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Report: California regional economic outlook

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing jobs growth in CA by sector during 2014

We expect California’s labor market to continue its momentum, growing at an accelerated 2.4% in 2015 and 2.2% in 2016.

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Instant Analysis: November employment report

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Crowd of people walking to work (seen from behind) in an urban center walkway.

The labor market is healing faster than almost any analysts expected just a few months ago. 

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