U.S. Outlook: Winter 2011
The Conference Board of Canada, 20 pages
January 18, 2011
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.
- The U.S. economy will expand by 3.2 per cent in 2011.
- Growth will be led by strong growth in equipment spending and exports.
- Rising foreclosures will continue to hamper recovery in housing markets.