Ian Shepherdson Quotes


35 Ian Shepherdson quotes:



"It will profoundly damage Bush's ability to accomplish his legislative goals, ... drastic reforms of Social Security and Medicare, which would affect the state of public finances in the long run."
"While claims at 350,000 or so would not be a disaster, they would be consistent with (monthly) payrolls trending at only about 125,000 -- not enough to push the unemployment rate any lower."
"We think the trend in layoff is downwards, ... but we're not yet ready to argue that all the danger has passed."
Author: Shepherdson Quotes Category: Danger Quotes
"The report suggests that industrial orders are trending higher as manufacturing recovers from the Asia crisis. There are no real signs of a slowdown."
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"The report suggests that industrial orders are trending higher as manufacturing recovers from the Asia crisis, ... There are no real signs of a slowdown."
Author: Shepherdson Quotes Category: Crisis Quotes
"The headline reflects a 3.2 percent rise in gasoline prices. Natural gas and electricity prices were also much stronger than the PPI suggested. The good news is the 0.1 percent core, which supports the Fed's view that transitory factors have boosted inflation in recent months,"
"The headline reflects a 3.2 percent rise in gasoline prices. Natural gas and electricity prices were also much stronger than the PPI suggested. The good news is the 0.1 percent core, which supports the Fed's view that transitory factors have boosted inflation in recent months."
"The improvement in the stock market is allowing the hugely favorable monetary and fiscal environment to do its work -- just as it was in the spring before the stock market melted down,"
"This is slightly baffling, given that existing home sales have been strengthening, ... It may be a reflection of caution on the part of builders, who have been reluctant to keep pace with sales because of fear the market strength will not last."
"If we had any faith in the reliability of these numbers, we'd have to call them disappointing, ... But we don't, so we won't."
Author: Shepherdson Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"Clearly there is nothing here at all to comfort the Fed."
"These are pretty awful numbers and, as far as we know, there are no mitigating circumstances,"
"There was no comment on future Fed policy, but ... with no inflation risk, Mr. Greenspan can wait until recovery is secure. In the meantime, rates are on hold."
Author: Shepherdson Quotes Category: Future Quotes
"The Fed's Beige Book acknowledges some of the improvement evident in recent economic data, but the tone of the survey could not yet be described as a ringing endorsement of the recovery story,"
"The Fed's chief worry is still the labor market, ... So long as the unemployment rate does not fall further, and clear signs of consumer slowed own emerge, the Fed will be able to leave rates on hold."
Author: Shepherdson Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"The Fed's chief worry is still the labor market. So long as the unemployment rate does not fall further, and clear signs of consumer slowed own emerge, the Fed will be able to leave rates on hold."
Author: Shepherdson Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"It signals that the labor market has now moved again to center stage in the Fed's analysis and policymaking process."
Author: Shepherdson Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"Behind the enormous distortions caused by the hurricanes, the underlying state of the labor market has continued to improve."
Author: Shepherdson Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"The message from these claims numbers is strong and clear. The labor market is extremely tight."
Author: Shepherdson Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"These are spectacular numbers and confirm that the labor market is not at the moment the source of anything that could be plausibly described as inflationary pressure."
Author: Shepherdson Quotes Category: Labor Quotes



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