Author: Scott Anderson

U.S. Outlook: U.S. jobs engine remains intact

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing year-over-year trend in hourly wages, with recent upturn.

Details of the December payroll report reveal a solid U.S. labor market with plenty of fuel left in the tank.

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U.S. Outlook: Sentiment breaks harder, will hard data follow?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent rise in small business optimism.

Confidence is infectious these days. Many economic surveys are all pointing to a rare outbreak of positivity and growth.

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Instant Analysis: FOMC statement and projections for December

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Closeup of intricate window designs on the Federal Reserve building.

The Fed is clearly comfortable with how the U.S. economy is currently performing and sees moderate economic growth continuing.

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U.S. Outlook: Preview of next week’s FOMC decision

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing ups and downs of the bond market in recent years.

Will next week’s FOMC meeting and likely first and only rate hike of 2016 bring the equity markets back down to Earth?

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