Author: Scott Anderson

Instant Analysis: June payrolls surprise to the upside, but wage growth disappoints

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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June’s job numbers keep the Goldilocks story of this economic expansion alive.

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U.S. Outlook: Q2 GDP is solid; trade a growing downside risk

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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Now that we have the final Q1 GDP data in hand, what does it mean for the U.S. outlook going forward?

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U.S. Outlook: The state of household finances today

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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According to a Federal Reserve report, nominal household debt hit a record high $15.3 trillion in the first quarter of 2018.

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U.S. Outlook: Strong consumer-led rebound in Q2 GDP anticipated

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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Robust real GDP growth above 4% is expected in the second quarter of this year, driven by a sharp rebound in real consumer spending.

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