34 Total Quotes

Tony Crescenzi Quotes

The jump in confidence is almost certainly due to improved perceptions about the war with Iraq as well as reduced anxieties over the outcome, ... high frequency indicators.
Tony Crescenzi
#Confidence

There is a revival in global growth now underway that is lifting the U.S. manufacturing sector and hence, commodity prices and wages.
Tony Crescenzi
#Growth

This just is a reflection of the current environment with oil prices rising, security concerns. All of these factors are pushing players to buy bonds over stocks.
Tony Crescenzi
#Environment

The news coverage on today's jobs data will likely be immense, and this will in a sense pummel the consumer with bad news.
Tony Crescenzi
#Jobs

Wall Street would generally rather see Republicans in control of the Senate,
Tony Crescenzi
#Control

Greenspan's confidence in the predictive value of gold (as an inflation indicator) might be high enough that, when combined with other critical predictors . . . could push Greenspan to either hawkish words or action,
Tony Crescenzi
#Confidence

The 'new era' economy, wherein strong growth and low inflation have coincided remarkably for several years, appears to be under duress in ways not seen in some time,
Tony Crescenzi
#Economy

In the aftermath of a string of bad inflation news, the Fed now appears to have ample ammunition to justify their strategy shift.
Tony Crescenzi
#Inflation

The selling is modest and the market still has resilience to it.
Tony Crescenzi
#Market

I would venture to forecast that if the upcoming payroll report were to post a decline in the vicinity of 200,000 or so, the Fed might lower interest rates as early as this Friday.
Tony Crescenzi
#Decline

Greenspan usually refrains from saying anything market moving ahead of speeches before Congress,
Tony Crescenzi
#Congress

The market is of the mind-set that the economy might be poised to rebound, and that will take precedence above all else.
Tony Crescenzi
#Economy

I believe the current decline in stocks could have a significant influence on the economy -- and hence, bonds -- if the stock decline is sustained.
Tony Crescenzi
#Economy

It looks like he has done it again, just when the market thought he had made potential policy error.
Tony Crescenzi
#Potential

[The report] is a reflection of the strength in our economy. It's good for all involved. We can export strength to reduce strain abroad.
Tony Crescenzi
#Economy

Because of the strong global economy, there is a safety net surrounding the U.S. economy -- so if it begins to slow, it won't slow much because there is tremendous support.
Tony Crescenzi
#Economy

The Fed is hanging onto its long-term view. Some will say this is just excessive optimism.
Tony Crescenzi
#Optimism

Now the game has changed and there's a greater risk of capital loss. Banks won't take as many chances now.
Tony Crescenzi
#Risk #Game #Banks

Hopefully, perceptions will change. Collateral damage was kept to a minimum in Baghdad and the troops seem somewhat welcomed there.
Tony Crescenzi
#Perceptions #Baghdad

While the results of the September jobs report are impressive and seem to suggest that the underlying strength in labor demand has been unaffected by recent events, the strength could well reflect the lagged effects of past strength in the economy and the data therefore provide much less guidance about the future than might seem obvious.
Tony Crescenzi
#Guidance #Economy #Jobs

Rita is a major factor, as it is expected to keep the dominant negative in place: high energy prices and their impact on both consumer spending and the animal spirits of U.S. businesses.
Tony Crescenzi
#Consumer Spending #Energy Prices

Where was the Treasury when the rest of America was refinancing its debt?
Tony Crescenzi
#Treasury

Policy makers want to make sure in the language of their statement that whatever they do, it's meant as insurance -- they don't want to create alarm about the state of the economy, but they also don't want to create alarm in the bond market about the end of accommodative policy,
Tony Crescenzi
#Insurance #Economy