Tag Archive for Economic Slowdown

4 indicators signal that US economic growth is off to a weak start for the quarter – Sober Look

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Sober Look. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. Those hoping for the US economy to accelerate in the second half – and many economists made that call early in the year – will be disappointed. While employment metrics seem to show steady improvements, putting the Fed…

Keith Fitz-Gerald Sheds Different Light on China’s Economic Growth Forecasts- Money Morning – Video

We’ve heard reports of a slowdown in the Chinese juggernaut. Forecasts have shown that China’s economy will grow by “only” 7.5% in the second quarter of 2013.

Europe is already in a recession, and America’s own economic growth is wheezing along at less than 1% this quarter.

Is the media hype about China’s economic growth slowdown overblown, or will it have real fallout for the United States and Europe?

This 4th of July let’s celebrate all the economic improvements in the US – Sober Look

As we approach the 4th of July weekend, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate all the economic improvements we’ve witnessed in the US recently. After all, the Fed is talking “taper” because economic conditions are so much better than they were a year ago when the current round of quantitative easing was launched. Among other things, the nation is undergoing a manufacturing Renaissance. Except we ran into a bit of a “soft patch” this spring.