The Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View
  • Authors:

    Kathy Bostjancic

  • Publication Date:
    April 2011
  • Report Number:

  • Underlying economic momentum continues despite a slowdown in Q1
  • Growth poised to accelarate but to stay below 3 percent
  • Extended bottom in housing and a weak labor market remain headwinds
  • Fiscal tightening at the federal level set to be another drag on growth
  • Small and mid-sized businesses are still lagging behind the overall economy
  • Lack of domestic demand is the largest issue restraining the small to mid-sized sector

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