The U.S. Economic Month at a Glance: October 2017
The Conference Board of Canada
October 11, 2017
A snapshot of the U.S. economy for the last six months.
- The economy shed 33,000 jobs in September, mainly due to the damage caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
- Monetary policy will continue to be less accommodative over the near term.
- Inflation continues to run below the Fed’s target of 2 per cent.