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U.S. Outlook: Jump in inventories nicks Q1 GDP forecast

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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The recent good news about GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2013 contained a surprise that has lowered my forecast for Q1 growth this year. Below is a brief summary of my weekly analysis, followed by a link to the full U.S. Outlook report, delivered on Jan. 31, 2014. Key observations: Q4 rapid inventory […]

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2014 U.S. Outlook: Firing on all cylinders

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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For the first time since the “Great Recession,” the U.S. consumer will drive economic expansion in 2014.

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