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As Fed meets, it edges toward its first rate hike since 2006

...rates off zero, then it will be hard to curtail that momentum and inflation will become a problem down the road," said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics.There's also some concern that prolonged ultra-low rates may have begun...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/fed-meets-it-edges-toward-
Greek debt crisis sends US markets to worst day of year

...the European banks have shed much of their Greek debt and they have significantly increased their capital," says Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics. "A Greek default and exit from the euro zone would be devastating to Greece's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-29/greek-debt-crisis-sends-us
Hiring by US businesses slows sharply in April

...large companies with more than 500 workers, according to ADP. They added just 5,000 jobs, the fewest in six months.Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, blamed the shortfall mostly on the dollar's strength, which makes large...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-06/hiring-us-businesses-slows
Survey: US businesses add 189k jobs in March

...months, and it's a decline from 214,000 jobs added in February."Job growth took a step back in March," said Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody's Analytics, which analyzed the survey data.Falling oil prices would generally lead to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-01/survey-us-businesses-add-1
US businesses post steady job gain in January

...category that includes retail, transportation and utilities firms added 54,000 jobs, up from 40,000 in December.Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, which compiles the report, said that oil and gas drilling companies have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-04/us-businesses-post-steady-
With economy uncertain, no Fed rate hike is seen before fall

...job gains to accelerate during the summer and that will lay the basis for a rate hike at the September meeting," said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics.Once the Fed does start raising rates, it's expected to do so very gradually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-27/economy-uncertain-no-fed-r
US adds a robust 295K jobs; jobless rate falls to 5.5 percent

...cash they have from cheaper gas, spending in January still rose at a decent pace after adjusting for lower prices.Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, expects the economy to grow 3 percent this year, which would be first time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-06/us-adds-robust-295k-jobs-j
US economic growth rate unrevised at 2.2 percent in Q4

...the economy to avoid the kinds of excesses that can lead to over-building, over-lending or other problems," said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics. "We are a long way from that."Looking far into the future, Zandi said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-27/us-economic-growth-rate-un
US adds 321,000 jobs, the most in nearly 3 years

...1999.The unemployment rate remained at a six-year low of 5.8 percent."These were boom-like numbers," said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics. "They indicate that the U.S. economy is on very solid ground."November's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-05/us-adds-321000-jobs-most-n
AP survey: Fed's outlook correct but not solution

...Yellen's Fed won't raise rates soon enough."I agree with her diagnosis; I even like what she has in mind," said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics. "But I'm skeptical that she'll be able to pull it off."The AP surveyed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-26/ap-survey-feds-outlook-cor