Last quote by Harm Bandholz
With the specter of a fiscal stimulus lifting growth and inflation further, there is a risk that the Fed will have to raise interest rates at a faster pace.
Jan 06 2017
Harm Bandholz has been quoted 10 times. The two most recent articles where Harm Bandholz has been quoted are U.S. retail sales, industrial output data point to slowing growth and U.S. employment growth, wages seen picking up in October. Most recently, Harm Bandholz was quoted as having said, “Consumer spending remains the main engine of growth for the economy. Solid employment growth and accelerating wage gains will continue to support household spending, a dynamic that should allow the Fed to raise rates today and encourage them to signal a couple of rate hikes next year.”.
Quotes by Harm Bandholz
Dec 14 2016
Consumer spending remains the main engine of growth for the economy. Solid employment growth and accelerating wage gains will continue to support household spending, a dynamic that should allow the Fed to raise rates today and encourage them to signal a couple of rate hikes next year.
Nov 04 2016
The expected payroll gains should easily meet the Fed's criteria of some further progress in the labor market, which leaves us with a rate hike in December.
Sep 16 2016
I also think there will be a bit of a compromise, meaning no action but a clear hint... that there will be one hike later this year.
Sep 02 2016
As the August numbers have tended to come in on the softer side in the past, we think that this mostly reflects seasonal adjustment problems rather than underlying weakness.
Sep 01 2016
Today's disappointing (manufacturing) number further weakens the case for a rate hike later this month, but we currently see no reason to change our Fed call and continue to anticipate a rate hike at the December meeting.
Jul 29 2016
The U.S. economy just went through a meaningful inventory correction cycle.
Mar 04 2016
If labor demand was really about to fall, why was there such a sharp rise in employment?
Jan 27 2016
It is clear that several FOMC members have become more worried.
Dec 15 2015
We think that the underlying strength of the domestic economy will continue to allow inflation rates to grind higher.
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