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Stephen Walters Quotes

The fall in employment is a good indicator that things are pretty tough. The economy faces some stiff headwinds from the central bank's interest-rate increases and that's going to be showing up in the employment market, the housing market and consumer spending.
Stephen Walters
#Economy

Parts of the economy are still doing well, with mining booming and that's generating jobs. I do think that employment growth will slow this year and that will be enough to keep the central bank on the sidelines.
Stephen Walters
#Economy

The fall in retail sector profits reflects the inability of many retailers to pass on cost increases in an environment of weak consumer spending.
Stephen Walters
#Environment

Even though there are a lot of anecdotes that the housing market is bouncing back, these numbers will cool that down a little bit.
Stephen Walters
#Anecdotes