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The Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

Growth rebounds in second half, after fiscal drag in first half

•  Underlying drivers of growth are strengthening, led by housing

•  Fiscal tightening & uncertainty slow growth in first half 2013

•  As the fiscal drag wanes, activity should accelerate in second half

•  CEO Challenge® survey shows businesses look at internal strengths to better compete in what is poised to remain a slow growth environment

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