All Posts Tagged: unemployment rate

Instant Analysis: June FOMC meeting

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
View from the street of the Federal Reserve building on a sunny day.

The FOMC remains determined to raise the Fed funds target rate at least once this year, despite the disappointing first-quarter economic performance.

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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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