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William Sullivan Quotes

Research finds that green space produces consistently positive impact of less aggressive behavior, thus helping reduce violence. A community reading garden helps create positive effects. There should be hundreds of thousands of reading gardens all over the country.
William Sullivan
#Behavior

If the unemployment rate is weak, look for the Fed to cut interest rates by a full 50 basis points (half a percentage point).
William Sullivan
#Interest

The retrenchment in equities will undoubtedly affect the economy later in the year. This is not just a correction, it's an economic event that could affect consumer confidence and consumer spending down the road, leading to a more pronounced slowdown than the Fed is currently factoring in.
William Sullivan
#Correction

We knew the economy slowed down, and there was evidence from some of the monthly price statistics that inflationary pressures diminished during the period.
William Sullivan
#Economy

The retrenchment in equities will undoubtedly affect the economy later in the year, ... This is not just a correction, it's an economic event that could affect consumer confidence and consumer spending down the road, leading to a more pronounced slowdown than the Fed is currently factoring in.
William Sullivan
#Correction

Clearly, we're experiencing an inflation-free setting even though the economy is experiencing rapid growth.
William Sullivan
#Economy

It's impressive, but it's probably technical. We still have these accounting questions.
William Sullivan
#Accounting

It's hard to quantify,
William Sullivan
#Hard

[Even the] beige book ... labor markets remain stretched and some districts indicated increasing wage pressures.
William Sullivan
#Labor

Ford postponing the event would be their judgment that market conditions are becoming disorderly. (Ford is) betting that conditions will improve once upcoming uncertainties are out of the way, one of which is the FOMC meeting.
William Sullivan
#Judgment

There are a lot of people who are tremendously overextended and we're now getting down to a level to where these margin calls are massive. The calls are going out right now.
William Sullivan
#People

The fear here is the economy is overheating. And this points to a Federal Reserve with a much tighter monetary policy.
William Sullivan
#Economy

There were questions developing in the market late last week regarding the tenor of Greenspan's speech ... (and) it seems as if the potential that there won't be a rate cut is weighing negatively on the Treasury market.
William Sullivan
#Speech

The data will generate a debate at the Fed about how many more rate hikes there will be.
William Sullivan
#Debate

Inflation was probably a little bit stronger than expected, so against that backdrop we don't expect a substantial Treasury market rally. We may get some short-covering, but many observers will sense that this is a soft patch.
William Sullivan
#Inflation

There was a big reservoir of foreign interest -- 65.4 percent went to indirect bidders. That is overwhelming and underscores the pressure worldwide for pension managers to better match their unfunded liabilities.
William Sullivan
#Interest

A community reading garden can be very helpful in creating that positive effect. There should be hundreds of thousands of reading gardens all over the country.
William Sullivan
#Community

If we do see additional absorption of spare labor market capacity, that could mean more rate hikes through the summer.
William Sullivan
#Labor

There's a lot of optimism that this stimulus is going to work.
William Sullivan
#Optimism

The claims numbers are suggesting that the worst of the labor market conditions are behind us and that there's actually some modest improvement in relative terms as the year comes to a close,
William Sullivan
#Labor

This was old news and didn't bring any fresh insights.
William Sullivan
#News

The big influence on bonds is stocks' ability to move higher,
William Sullivan
#Ability

The index suggested that the healing process in the economy is coming on much more quickly than envisioned.
William Sullivan
#Economy

Today the collective wisdom is that the economy will improve in the not-too-distant future, and that's hostile for bonds because it suggests that the Fed is done easing monetary policy and that financial markets may confront some interest-rate pressures as the economy improves and borrowing re-accelerates.
William Sullivan
#Economy

That type of growth is not sustainable, and we're headed to a more moderate pace this year.
William Sullivan
#Growth

It shows you how much confidence has been shattered.
William Sullivan
#Confidence

We're basking in the glow of negative inflation in the month of November.
William Sullivan
#Inflation

Mr. Policeman,' I think it was,
William Sullivan
#Policeman

Greenspan is suggesting that the recovery is going to be slow and that there are obstacles to a swift rebound.
William Sullivan
#Obstacles

Corporate bonds are filling the void, to some degree. But this does not pave the way to a rally in bonds.
William Sullivan
#Bonds