The U.S. Economic Month at a Glance: October 2017

The Conference Board of Canada, October 11, 2017
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A snapshot of the U.S. economy for the last six months.

Document Highlights

  • 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.

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