All Posts Tagged: FOMC

Instant Analysis: FOMC statement for July

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Shot of the Federal Reserve on a sunny day.

The statement points out that the labor market has strengthened since the last FOMC meeting, and that household spending has been growing strongly.

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U.S. Outlook: U.S. economy is dancing to a different beat

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
outside shoppers in San Francisco

Just when you thought the economic doldrums would last forever, the U.S. economy is dancing to a different beat.

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U.S. Outlook: A rock solid U.S. employment report for June

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Chart showing the growth in June jobs by sector.

The dismal May jobs report appears to be a one-month aberration, as we suspected, rather than the start of a pronounced economic downturn.

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Instant Analysis: FOMC statement for June

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Federal Reserve at dusk.

The doves reigned supreme at the June FOMC meeting. As expected, there was no change to the Fed funds target rate, which remains at a range of 0.25 to 0.50 percent.

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