All Posts Tagged: unemployment rate

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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U.S. Outlook: Gauging the impact of a housing slowdown

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph of monthly home supply in the U.S.

The plunge in new home sales during March caused a lot of buzz this week. It feels to me more like a cyclical change happening, rather than a weather-related shock.

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Instant Analysis: March payroll report

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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The markets got a solid and improving labor market snapshot for March, but not a blow-out payroll report as some analysts were expecting.

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