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Sara Potter
Sara Potter
VP, Associate Director, Market Analysis
Sara Potter is responsible for developing applications that facilitate the analysis of global markets at a macro level, highlighting FactSet’s vast benchmark and economic content sets. Since joining FactSet in 1999, Ms. Potter has also managed the economic database development team, where she was responsible for the integration of third-party economic content as well as the development of FactSet Economics data. Ms. Potter received a M.A. in International Economics and Finance from Brandeis University and holds a B.A. in Economics and French from Dartmouth College. She is a CFA charterholder.
Auto Retailers Accelerate as Brick-and-Mortar Stores Tumble
Motor vehicles and parts dealers have dominated recent retail sales reports. Physical retailers have struggled.
Sara Potter
on Jan 18, 2017
The Long and Short of India's Demonetization
While India may face short-term pain, the move is likely to create long-term benefits.
Sara Potter
on Jan 9, 2017
Politics and Economics Dominate 2017 Outlook for Europe
A climate of political and economic uncertainty is likely to persist for the foreseeable future.
Sara Potter
on Dec 7, 2016
The Trump Economic Plan: Growth, Jobs, and Lower Taxes
The question now is how Mr. Trump will turn his campaign ideas into actual government policy, especially on the economic front.
Sara Potter
on Nov 10, 2016
IMF Growth Outlook Down for Mature Markets, Up for Emerging
Global growth projections mask divergent growth paths: weak for advanced economies and more robust for emerging markets
Sara Potter
on Oct 13, 2016
Even When Growth Is Uncertain, Consumers Need Staples
The consumer non-durables sector is largely made up of consumer staples, goods that are generally considered an investment...
Sara Potter
on Aug 30, 2016
Housing Market Edges Toward Post-Recession Highs
Housing starts are projected to show solid growth over the next two and a half years.
Sara Potter
on Jul 21, 2016
UK’s EU Referendum Looms Large for Markets
Declining equity markets and UK gilt yields point to anxiety on Brexit vote.
Sara Potter
on Jun 14, 2016
Unemployment Rates Point to Tightening Labor Market
Economic recovery has been slow to reach many long-term unemployed, but we may have turned a corner.
Sara Potter
on Apr 12, 2016
The UK and EU: To Remain or to "Brexit"?
June 23 marks UK's referendum vote on EU membership.
Sara Potter
on Mar 23, 2016
Does a Falling Baltic Dry Index Mean the Sky is Falling Too?
It’s true that the BDI has fallen by 75% in six months and is now lower than ever before, but perhaps that is not deserving of...
Sara Potter
on Feb 11, 2016
Dollar Continues to Appreciate Against Key Currencies
The dollar isn’t just strengthening against the Chinese yuan—it is appreciating against most other key currencies as well.
Sara Potter
on Jan 20, 2016

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