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Insights on Energy and Commodity Prices

For several years in a row energy and commodity prices have seen an increase during the winter and spring, after which they declined for the second half of the year. While in part related to typical seasonal effects, the volatility is also the result of false starts to the recovery in the global economy...(click here to continue).

From the Chief Economist

US Economy on a Moderate but Steady Path

US GDP growth has probably been growing at about a 2.2 percent rate this year and is forecasted to moderately improve to 2.6 percent pace in 2015, contributing significantly to the 3.4 percent projected global growth rate for next year.

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