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No empty nest: Young women live with Mom & Dad like it's 1940

...world for women now, though, despite the "return to the past, statistically speaking," says Richard Fry, a senior economist at Pew.Fry says young women are staying home now because they are half as likely to be married as they were in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-12/no-empty-nest-young-women-
US retail sales rise 0.1 pct. in September; auto gains offset drop in gas station spending

...sales are excluded."The latest report on U.S. retail sales activity was downbeat," said Jennifer Lee, a senior economist at BMO Capital Markets. "Consumers continued to eat out, but electronics failed to get a boost, even with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-14/us-retail-sales-rise-01-pc
Global worries kept Fed from hiking rates in September

...will remain strong enough to return inflation to the target to begin the tightening process," said Sal Guatieri, senior economist at BMO Capital Markets.The September meeting had been preceded by weeks of speculation over whether the Fed would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-08/global-worries-kept-fed-hi
US economy surged at 3.7 percent rate in second quarter

...marking further progress, the Fed should feel "compelled" to raise interest rates this year," said Sal Guatieri, senior economist at BMO Capital Markets. "Whether it moves in September will largely hinge on whether global financial markets settle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/us-economy-surged-37-perce
Homeownership dips as market attempts to turn around

...The last time national homeownership rates were lower was in 1966, when they were 63.3 percent.Wells Fargo senior economist Anika Khan said the low rates are indicative of the market attempting to correct the run-up seen in the years before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-08-21/homeownersh
US trade deficit drops to $41.9 billion in July, smallest in 5 months

...declines in exports, reflecting a stronger dollar and overseas weakness in nations such as China.Sal Guatieri, senior economist at BMO Capital Markets, predicted that trade will be a drag on economic growth over the next year as the strong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-03/us-trade-deficit-drops-419
Fed survery finds housing, auto sales boosting growth

...markets stabilize and Friday's unemployment report shows strong job gains continued in August.Jennifer Lee, the senior economist at BMO Capital Economics, viewed the overall tone of the survey as "a tad more positive" than the previous report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-02/fed-survery-finds-housing-
US economy added 215,000 jobs in July

...strength and keeps the Fed on track to raise rates as early as the next meeting," in September, Sal Guatieri, a senior economist at BMO Capital Markets, said in a research note.The Fed has held its key short-term rate near zero since the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-07/us-economy-added-215000-jo
US trade deficit drops sharply in April

...this year's deficit will increase modestly from the revised $508.3 billion deficit in 2014.Robert Kavcic, a senior economist at BMO Capital Markets, said he believed trade's impact would be roughly neutral in the April-June period and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-03/us-trade-deficit-drops-sha
US home sales slide in April due to few properties on market

...mortgage rates, and easier credit conditions, there is fundamental support for housing," said Jennifer Lee, a senior economist at BMO Capital Markets. "But with prices heading up again, and inventories still tight, potential buyers may be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-21/us-home-sales-slide-april-