There is relative economic weakness in the face of what would be a strong neighbor.
"We are not free of the risk that economic weakness will be greater than currently anticipated," he said.
This suggests a reason why gold is sold off during economic weakness.
The economic weakness now is broader than any one sector.
Additional evidence of economic weakness will be needed before the Fed acts again, they said.
Given the big rate cut last month and the continued signs of economic weakness, the decision today to stand pat came as no surprise.
Market participants will continue to look for, and expect, additional evidence of economic weakness this week.
This all did lead to times of economic and political weakness.
As the media talked of economic weakness, people looked for evidence.
He said the company now expected the current economic weakness to extend into next year.