18 Total Quotes

Gerald Cohen Quotes

The claims have not been low enough to merit cheering, but the direction has been generally positive, and that's the first step.
Gerald Cohen
#Direction

A self-sustaining recovery depends on job growth. And I think we will get some going forward.
Gerald Cohen
#Growth

If prices are rising in response to a pickup in global demand, that's a good sign for the economy. Though it does impart a drag on the economy, you don't feel it as much.
Gerald Cohen
#Economy

It's consistent with the view that things are not good now, but there's the potential for a pickup. The only question is what the magnitude of the pickup is going to be, and we're not as sanguine as [Greenspan is] about that.
Gerald Cohen
#Potential

No two periods are ever identical, and we don't expect cars to sprout fins, but we do think that there's a good chance that many of the favorable economic trends of the 1950s will re-emerge in the years immediately ahead.
Gerald Cohen
#Cars

While the equity market and accounting issues and corporate scandals are weighing on the economy, it is still fundamentally sound. The recovery process hasn't been derailed. We still think the economy is going to grow at about a 3.5-percent pace in the second half -- fast enough to keep the Fed from easing, but not fast enough to cause them to tighten this year.
Gerald Cohen
#Economy

If stimulus that was passed when the economy was weak takes effect when the economy is on firmer footing, that could be more stimulus than we need.
Gerald Cohen
#Economy

We're seeing slow but steady improvement in the job market.
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#Improvement

Inventory levels are lean, meaning companies will need to pick up production.
Gerald Cohen
#Meaning

I don't think [the confidence measures] tell you that much about what the consumer is going to do. I always tell people to look at what consumers do and not what they say.
Gerald Cohen
#Confidence

I think the Fed is on hold tomorrow and for the foreseeable future. We've actually been proponents of the view for quite a while that the economy was going to moderate, and it was important for the Fed to be patient. And one of the dangers was if the Fed kept raising rates, that they would slow the economy a lot more than they would want. So we think that there are enough signs of moderation that the Fed will remain on hold, and we think that signs of moderation will continue. So we think the Fed will be on hold through the end of this year and into early next year.
Gerald Cohen
#Future

What group often combines a keen sense of humor with bad taste? ... College students.
Gerald Cohen
#College

The reason it has never surfaced - are you sitting down? - is because it doesn't exist!
Gerald Cohen
#Reason

The core is up 0.3 percent over the last year, and so there really is no inflation, ... In the first year of recoveries, consumer price inflation tends to fall as it did in the past 40 years. We believe inflation should not be an issue for the foreseeable future.
Gerald Cohen
#Inflation

The core is up 0.3 percent over the last year, and so there really is no inflation. In the first year of recoveries, consumer price inflation tends to fall as it did in the past 40 years. We believe inflation should not be an issue for the foreseeable future.
Gerald Cohen
#Inflation

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Gerald Cohen
#History

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Gerald Cohen
#Business

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Gerald Cohen
#Business