Tuesday, May 1, 2009

Bob Schwartz, Senior Economist and Director of Consulting Services at Stone & McCarthy Research Associates, provides insight into today's economic environment.

                                                              Weekly Economic Commentary

Economic Commentary

 

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commentary 07/28/14

Next week’s GDP report will provide an early numerical estimate of how much ground the economy has recouped after suffering a 2.9 percent contraction in the first quarter. But it will do little to clarify the many questions that still overhang the economic landscape. Nor will it settle the ongoing debate over how much slack there is in the labor force, which seems to be the overriding issue influencing the Fed’s thinking about inflation and the proper course of monetary policy going forward.