All Posts Tagged: jobs

U.S. Outlook: Why the Fed will ignore signs of weakness

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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The latest round of U.S. economic data releases are still falling short of economists’ expectations, which has already been reduced.

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Instant Analysis: January jobs report

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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It looks to me like another weather-impacted payroll survey.  The report’s details are not as distressing as the headline shortfall.

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2014 U.S. Outlook: Firing on all cylinders

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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For the first time since the “Great Recession,” the U.S. consumer will drive economic expansion in 2014.

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Instant Analysis: November jobs report

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist

The government’s November report on U.S. employment is solid, any way you slice it. And the larger-than-expected drop in the unemployment rate may be the biggest surprise of all.

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