U.S. Outlook Economic Forecast: Autumn 2017

The Conference Board of Canada, 23 pages, October 18, 2017
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This quarterly report focuses on the latest economic developments in the U.S. economy, tracking trends in labour, consumer, energy and housing markets, and examining industries and regions. Monetary and fiscal policy assumptions are also included.

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  • The U.S. economy will expand by 2.2 per cent this year and 2.6 per cent in 2018.
  • The decline in economic growth in the third quarter due to hurricane damage will be made up in subsequent quarters, thanks to rebuilding efforts.
  • The fiscal deficit will increase over the medium term due to the rising health needs of an aging of population.

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