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.
Economic Forecasts for 2017 and Beyond
Webcast: Despite predicting an acceleration in global growth in 2017 and 2018, the OECD sees several risks hanging over the...
Sara Potter
on Mar 22, 2017
Housing Affordability and the Australian Consumer
What do increasing consumer debt and soaring costs mean for the Australian housing market?
Sara Potter
on Mar 14, 2017
Central Banks Maintain Policy Positions for Now
Most policy makers are anxious to return to a more “normal” monetary policy environment.
Sara Potter
on Feb 16, 2017
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

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