All Posts Tagged: unemployment rate

Instant Analysis: September FOMC meeting

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
blue electronic display of stock market activity with outdoor urban scene reflected on the glassy surface.

The FOMC left interest rates unchanged at their September meeting, but the median still anticipates one Fed funds rate hike this year.

Read More ›

Instant Analysis: Employment report for August

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

The August payroll was good enough to keep a September rate hike on the table.

Read More ›

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.

Read More ›

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.

Read More ›